2019-20 Swimming and Diving Headlines

  • Four Student-Athletes to Attend NCAA Career in Sports Forum May 27-29
    May 13, 2020
    South Hadley, Mass. - May 12, 2020 - Mount Holyoke College will have four of its student-athletes attending the 2020 NCAA Career in Sports Forum, which will be held from May 27 through May 29. The NCAA announced that it will hold this year's forum in a virtual format.
  • Hendricks '92 Named Department Lyon of the Year; Athletics Hosts Virtual Awards Celebration
    May 01, 2020
    South Hadley, Mass. - May 1, 2020 - On Wednesday, April 29, the Mount Holyoke College Department of Athletics hosted a virtual Scholar-Athlete Ceremony and Athletic Awards Celebration to honor the 2019-20 academic year and all that was accomplished within the Department. Recognized for her hard work and dedication to the department and College, Chair of Physical Education and Director of Athletics, Lori Hendricks '92, was named the Department Lyon of the Year.
  • Grover and Ratzlaff Named to NEWMAC Winter All-Sportsmanship Team
    March 06, 2020
    South Hadley, Mass. - March 6, 2020 - Two Mount Holyoke College winter student-athletes were recognized by the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC), as they were named to the conference's All-Sportsmanship Team, announced on Thursday.
  • Araujo Named NEWMAC Women's Diving Coach of the Year
    March 03, 2020
    South Hadley, Mass. - February 27, 2020 - Following an impressive 2020 New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Swimming and Diving Championships this past weekend, Mount Holyoke College's Rachael Araujo was selected as the NEWMAC Women's Diving Coach of the Year, announced on Thursday afternoon by the league office.
  • Divers Wrap Up Competition on Three-Meter at NCAA Division III Northeast Diving Regionals
    February 29, 2020
    Springfield, Mass. - February 29, 2020 - Mount Holyoke College had three divers in competition at the 2020 NCAA Division III Northeast Diving Regionals, hosted at Springfield College on Saturday, as the trio competed on the three-meter board.
  • Three Divers Open Competition on One-Meter Board at NCAA Division III Northeast Diving Regionals
    February 28, 2020
    Springfield, Mass. - February 28, 2020 - Three Mount Holyoke College divers opened up competition at the 2020 NCAA Division III Northeast Diving Regionals, hosted at Springfield College on Friday.
  • Seventeen Winter Student-Athletes Earn NEWMAC Academic All-Conference Recognition
    February 25, 2020
    Boston, Mass. - February 25, 2020 - Seventeen Mount Holyoke College winter student-athletes were recognized for their dedication to both athletics and academics by the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) office, earning Academic All-Conference honors following the 2019-20 season.
  • Swimming and Diving Finishes Ninth Overall at 2020 NEWMAC Championships
    February 24, 2020
    Cambridge, Mass. - February 24, 2020 - Following a four-day New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Swimming and Diving Championship this past weekend, Mount Holyoke College earned 267 points en route to a ninth-place finish among league foes. The meet was hosted at MIT's Zesiger Sport and Fitness Center from Thursday to Sunday.
  • Swimming and Diving Closes Out Day Three of NEWMAC Championships
    February 22, 2020
    Cambridge, Mass. - February 22, 2020 - The Mount Holyoke College swimming and diving team competed in day three of the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Championships, hosted at MIT's Zesiger Sport and Fitness Center on Saturday.
  • Nemivant Takes Third on Three-Meter Board; Lyons Wrap Up Day Two of NEWMAC Swimming and Diving Championships
    February 21, 2020
    Cambridge, Mass. - February 21, 2020 - The Mount Holyoke College swimming and diving team competed in the second day of the 2020 New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Championships, hosted at MIT's Zesiger Sport and Fitness Center and is currently ninth with 151 points. 
  • Swimming and Diving Opens Competition at 2020 NEWMAC Championships
    February 20, 2020
    Cambridge, Mass. - February 20, 2020 - The Mount Holyoke College swimming and diving team opened competition at the 2020 New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Championship on Thursday evening, as the Lyons began the four-day meet hosted at MIT's Zesiger Sport and Fitness Center and currently sit in a tie for ninth overall.
  • Nemivant Earns Fourth NEWMAC Diver of the Week Honor This Season
    February 10, 2020
    South Hadley, Mass. - February 10, 2020 - For the fourth time this season, senior Samantha Nemivant (Scottsdale, Ariz.) of the Mount Holyoke College swimming and diving team was recognized by the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC), as the Chemistry major was named the league's Women's Diver of the Week, announced on Monday afternoon.
  • Swimming and Diving Closes Regular Season at Smith
    February 08, 2020
    Northampton, Mass. - February 8, 2020 - The Mount Holyoke College swimming and diving team closed out the 2019-20 regular season on Saturday afternoon as the Lyons fell to host Smith College 184-116 at Dalton Pool.
  • Swimming and Diving Cruises Past Western New England, 172-88
    February 01, 2020
    Springfield, Mass. - February 1, 2020 - The Mount Holyoke College swimming and diving team won 11 out of 14 events on Saturday afternoon, as the Lyons defeated Western New England, 172-88, at the Alumni Healthful Living Center.
  • Swimming and Diving Garners CSCAA Scholar All-America Team Recognition; Records Seventh-Highest GPA in Division III
    January 29, 2020
    Colorado Springs, Colo. - January 29, 2020 - The Mount Holyoke College swimming and diving team was honored for their success both in the pool and in the classroom as the Lyons garnered College Swimming Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) Scholar All-America Team recognition on Wednesday.
  • Swimming and Diving Suffers Setback to Simmons in Home Finale
    January 25, 2020
    South Hadley, Mass. - January 25, 2020 - Competing for the last time at the MHC Natatorium for the 2019-20 season, the Mount Holyoke College swimming and diving team fell to visiting Simmons University, 180-120, on Saturday afternoon.
  • Nemivant Claims NEWMAC Women's Diver of the Week Honors For Third Time This Season
    January 21, 2020
    South Hadley, Mass. - January 21, 2020 - Following an impressive performance for the Mount Holyoke College swimming and diving team this past weekend, senior Samantha Nemivant (Scottsdale, Ariz.) was once again recognized as the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Women's Diver of the Week, announced by the conference offices on Tuesday morning.
  • Swimming and Diving Finishes Third Overall at MHC Invitational
    January 19, 2020
    South Hadley, Mass. - January 19, 2020 - The Mount Holyoke College swimming and diving team wrapped up competition at the MHC Invitational, a two-day meet hosted at the MHC Natatorium on Saturday and Sunday. The Lyons took third overall with a total of 767 points.
  • Bliss and Nemivant Claim Victories in Opening Session of MHC Invitational
    January 18, 2020
    South Hadley, Mass. - January 18, 2020 - Behind individual victories from Ashton Bliss (Yorktown, Va.) and Samantha Nemivant (Scottsdale, Ariz.), the Mount Holyoke College swimming and diving team put forth an impressive effort during the first session of the MHC Invitational featuring Wellesley, Smith, Merrimack and Western New England.
  • Divers Win Both Boards in Swimming and Diving Tri-Meet With Trinity and Vassar
    January 14, 2020
    Poughkeepsie, N.Y. - January 14, 2020 - The Mount Holyoke College swimming and diving team traveled to Poughkeepsie, N.Y. on Tuesday and took on Vassar College and Trinity College in a tri-meet hosted at Kresge Pool.
  • Swimming and Diving Competes Against Clark and Wheaton in First Home Meet of 2020
    January 10, 2020
    South Hadley, Mass. - January 10, 2020 - The Mount Holyoke College swimming and diving team hosted its first meet of 2020 at the MHC Natatorium on Friday afternoon, as the Lyons welcomed New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) foes Clark University and Wheaton College to campus.
  • Nemivant Collects NEWMAC Women's Diver of the Week Honors For Second Time This Season
    December 09, 2019
    South Hadley, Mass. - December 9, 2019 - For the second time during the 2019-20 season, senior Samantha Nemivant (Scottsdale, Ariz.) of the Mount Holyoke College swimming and diving team has been recognized for her performances by the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC), as she was named the conference's Women's Diver of the Week, announced on Monday afternoon.
  • Swimming and Diving Finishes Fifth at RIT's Don Richards Invitational; Nemivant Wins Both Diving Competitions
    December 07, 2019
    Rochester, N.Y. - December 7, 2019 - The Mount Holyoke College swimming and diving team finished fifth overall out of seven teams competing at the Don Richards Invitational, a two-day meet hosted at the Rochester Institute of Technology on Friday and Saturday.
  • Swimming and Diving Suffers Setback Versus Wellesley
    November 23, 2019
    South Hadley, Mass. - November 23, 2019 - The Mount Holyoke College swimming and diving team fell for the first time this season, as the Lyons dropped a decision to New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) foe Wellesley, 198-97, on Saturday afternoon at the MHC Natatorium.
  • Mukulu Collects NEWMAC Women's Co-Swimmer of the Week Honors
    November 18, 2019
    South Hadley, Mass. - November 18, 2019 - Junior Tamara Mukulu (Nairobi, Kenya) of the Mount Holyoke College swimming and diving program was honored for her impressive peformance this past weekend, earning New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Women's Co-Swimmer of the Week honors, announced by the league office on Monday afternoon.
  • Swimming and Diving Cruises Past Westfield State, 160-133
    November 16, 2019
    Westfield, Mass. - November 16, 2019 - Led by a pair of wins from Tamara Mukulu (Nairobi, Kenya), Erin Schrama (Taunton, Mass.) and Katie Kolozsvari (Danville, Ind.), the Mount Holyoke College swimming and diving team won 10 out of the 16 events versus host Westfield State en route to a 160-133 victory on Saturday afternoon at Ely Pool. 
  • Swimming and Diving Edges University of New England, 132-128
    November 09, 2019
    South Hadley, Mass. - November 9, 2019 - Competing inside the MHC Natatorium for the first time this season, the Mount Holyoke College swimming and diving team used a first and third-place finish in the final relay to edge the University of New England, 132-128, on Saturday afternoon.
  • Nemivant Receives NEWMAC Women's Diver of the Week Honors Following Season Opener
    October 28, 2019
    South Hadley, Mass. - October 28, 2019 - Senior Samantha Nemivant (Scottsdale, Ariz.) of the Mount Holyoke College swimming and diving team opened the 2019-20 season with an impressive performance at the Smith College Relays, as she earned New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Women's Diver of the Week honors, announced by the conference offices on Monday afternoon.
  • Swimming and Diving Opens 2019-20 Season at Smith College Relays
    October 26, 2019
    Northampton, Mass. - October 26, 2019 - The Mount Holyoke College swimming and diving team opened the 2019-20 campaign on Saturday afternoon, as the Lyons competed at the Smith College Relays in Northampton.