2011-12 Swimming News
May 3, 2012
DeSmit, Frano, Marino Named UMW Scholar-Athletes of the Year
University of Mary Washington seniors Megan DeSmit and Marina Frano have been named as the 2012 UMW Female Scholar-Athletes of the Year, while senior Chris Marino was named as the Male Scholar-Athlete of the Year.
April 17, 2012
UMW Swimmers Volunteer at Special Olympics Swim Meet
Members of the University of Mary Washington men's and women's swimming teams volunteered at a local Special Olympics swim meet, serving as marshals, timers, and sang the National Anthem. In addition the UMW athletes served as official cheereladers for the event.
March 24, 2012
Kerico Gains All-America Honors in 200 Breaststroke at NCAA Championships
University of Mary Washington sophomore Amber Kerico placed 12th in the finals of the 200 yard breaststroke at the NCAA Division III National Swimming Championships in Indianapolis on Saturday night. Kerico, seeded 13th in the event, finished with a time of 2:21.28, two-tenths of a second faster than her morning preliminary time.
March 23, 2012
DeSmit, Kerico Compete in 100 Yard Breaststroke on Friday at NCAA Championships
Both of the University of Mary Washington women's swimmers that advanced to the NCAA Division III National Championships were in action Friday morning, as senior Megan DeSmit and sophomore Amber Kerico both competed in the preliminaries in the 100 yard breaststroke
March 22, 2012
UMW's Anderson Gains All-America Status in 400 IM at NCAA Championships
Freshman Alex Anderson finished in ninth place in the 400 yard individual medley at the NCAA Division III swimming championships in Indianapolis, Indiana on Thursday. Anderson, who swam to a time of 4:00.43 in the preliminaries, actually swam the fourth fastest time in the finals, but swam from the consolation heat and placed ninth.
March 21, 2012
Alex Anderson Places 42nd in 50 Freestyle at NCAA Swimming Championships
Freshman Alex Anderson, the CAC Rookie of the Year, finished in 42nd place in the 50 yard freestyle in preliminary action at the NCAA Division III Swimming Championships in Indianapolis, Ind. on Thursday.
March 2, 2012
UMW's Anderson, DeSmit, Kerico Invited to NCAA Swimming Championships
The University of Mary Washington men's and women's swim teams will have three competitors advancing to the NCAA Division III Swimming Championships next month.
February 19, 2012
UMW Women's Swimming Gains 22nd Consecutive CAC Championship
The University of Mary Washington women's swimming team remained as the only team in any Capital Athletic Conference sport to win every single conference title, claiming the program's 22nd straight crown on Sunday in St. Mary's City, Md.
February 19, 2012
UMW Men's Swim Team Captures 12th Straight CAC Championship
The University of Mary Washington men's swimming team captured its 12th straight Capital Athletic Conference Championship on Sunday, and its 18th in the 22-year history of the league.
February 17, 2012
UMW Swim Teams Off to Fast Start at CAC Swimming Championships
The University of Mary Washington men's and women's swimming teams are off to a fast start at the Capital Athletic Conference championships, as both teams are in first place following the first day's events.
February 8, 2012
UMW's Anderson Named CAC Men's Swimmer of the Week After Record Breaking Swim
Mary Washington freshman ALEX ANDERSON (Vienna, Va./James Madison) was selected as the CAC Men's Swimming Athlete of the Week for the second time this season gaining one of UMW's two individual wins against NCAA Division I rival William & Mary.
February 4, 2012
UMW Swimmers Fall to William and Mary
The University of Mary Washington men's and women's swimming teams closed the dual meet portion of their 2011-12 schedule at home against Division I William & Mary, with the women falling, 166-87 and the men falling, 147-109.
January 25, 2012
UMW's Norfolk Named CAC Swimmer of the Week
Mary Washington senior BILLY NORFOLK (Fairfax, Va./Chantilly) was selected as the CAC Men's Swimming Athlete of the Week for the second time this season after a strong performance in UMW's non-conference battle at Gettysburg
January 21, 2012
UMW Swimmers Drops Dual Meet at Gettysburg
The University of Mary Washington men's and women's swimming teams dropped a dual meet at gettysburg College on Saturday afternoon, with the women falling, 138.5-122.5, and the men falling, 145-117.
January 17, 2012
UMW's Anderson Named CAC Swimmer of the Week
January 14, 2012
UMW Swimmers Sweep Salisbury, Marymount in CAC Dual-Dual Meet
December 3, 2011
UMW Swim Teams Compete at Gettysburg Invitational
November 30, 2011
UMW Swimmers Compete in Relay for Life?s ?Fight Back 5K?
November 12, 2011
UMW Swim Teams Sweep Randolph-Macon in Dual Meet
November 4, 2011
UMW Swim Teams Top Hood, Split with York
October 24, 2011
UMW Swim Teams Fall to Washington & Lee
October 8, 2011
UMW Men's, Women's Swim Teams Top Division I Howard
September 30, 2011
UMW Swim Teams Kick Off 2011-12 at Potomac Valley Relays