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  • Mariner Women Come In Third At Lions Invite; Fentress Officially Qualifies For NCAA Regionals
    December 02, 2016
    Mariner Women Come In Third At Lions Invite; Fentress Officially Qualifies For NCAA Regionals The USMMA women’s swimming & diving team placed third out of seven teams at The College of New Jersey’s Lions Invite this weekend. All other teams at the event were shaved, tapered and rested, while the Mariners were fresh out of the weight room and not tapered or shaved.
  • Fentress Earns NCAA Qualifying Diving Mark At Season-Opening USMMA Memorial Invite
    November 19, 2016
    Fentress Earns NCAA Qualifying Diving Mark At Season-Opening USMMA Memorial Invite On Saturday, the Mariners’ women’s swimming & diving team hosted the USMMA Memorial Invitational at the O’Hara Hall Pool. Team scores were not kept at the event, which featured five other schools – Division II Adelphi and Queens and Division III Vassar and SUNY Maritime.
  • Lopez Selected To USA Diving Senior Rules Subcommittee
    October 04, 2016
    Lopez Selected To USA Diving Senior Rules Subcommittee U.S. Merchant Marine Academy fourth-year diving coach Johan Lopez has been selected to serve on the USA Diving Senior Rules Subcommittee, the organization announced back on Saturday, Sept. 24.
  • Three Mariners Named CSCAA Honorable Mention Scholar All-Americans; Both Squads Recognized As Scholar All-America Teams
    June 22, 2016
    Three Mariners Named CSCAA Honorable Mention Scholar All-Americans; Both Squads Recognized As Scholar All-America Teams On Tuesday, the College Swimming and Diving Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) announced that a total of 853 collegiate swimmers and divers around the country earned Scholar All-American Accolades. Of those 853 were three members of the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy swimming & diving programs who were Honorable Mention selections – sophomore Adam Fisher (Edgerton, Wisc.) and freshman Christopher Kahl (Solomons, Md.) from the men’s team and freshman Tyler Wickesberg (Albuquerque, N.M.) from the women’s squad.
  • 2015-16 Athletic Award Winners Announced; McDaniels And Rose Earn Top Accolades
    June 17, 2016
    2015-16 Athletic Award Winners Announced; McDaniels And Rose Earn Top Accolades The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy held its 2016 Awards Convocation on Friday morning at the Ackerman Auditorium as part of Graduation Weekend festivities. Four major athletic award winners were announced during the ceremony – the Male and Female Athletes of the Year as well as the two Coaches of the Year – along with a number of other athletic awards and honors.
  • 20 Mariners Named To Landmark Conference Winter Academic Honor Roll
    March 21, 2016
    20 Mariners Named To Landmark Conference Winter Academic Honor Roll Earlier this month, the Landmark Conference announced that 309 winter student-athletes from the league were named to the conference’s Academic Honor Roll. USMMA placed 20 midshipmen on the list, including at least one from five different winter teams.
  • Porter Qualifies For Nationals To Highlight Mariners’ Weekend At NCAA Diving Regionals
    February 26, 2016
    Porter Qualifies For Nationals To Highlight Mariners’ Weekend At NCAA Diving Regionals This weekend, USMMA diving coach Johan Lopez took the three Mariner divers that qualified for the NCAA Diving Regionals up to Wellesley College for a chance to send them through to Nationals. Senior Gerrit Porter (Houston, Texas) placed first in the one-meter dive on Friday and second in the three-meter dive on Saturday to qualify for the NCAA National Championship.
  • Macedo & Fentress Earn ECAC DIII Metro Swim & Dive Weekly Accolades
    February 24, 2016
    Macedo & Fentress Earn ECAC DIII Metro Swim & Dive Weekly Accolades The Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) announced that USMMA freshman Matheus Macedo (Elk Grove, Calif.) was named the DIII Metro Men’s Rookie of the Week, while junior Blythe Fentress (Shady Shores, Texas) earned DIII Metro Diver of the Week honors on the women’s side.
  • Women’s Swim & Dive Notches Three NCAA Cuts, Eight New Academy Records And One First-Place Finish At Mets Championships
    February 19, 2016
    Women’s Swim & Dive Notches Three NCAA Cuts, Eight New Academy Records And One First-Place Finish At Mets Championships The USMMA women’s swimming & diving team competed at the competitive very competitive Metropolitan Championship Meet this past weekend at the Rutgers Aquatic Center. The event featured one Division I team, numerous Division II teams and several Division III teams. After the three days, the Mariners finished in eighth place overall and fifth out of D3 teams.
  • Landmark Conference Announces Swimming & Diving Postseason Honors
    February 18, 2016
    Landmark Conference Announces Swimming & Diving Postseason Honors Earlier this week, the Landmark Conference announced the complete list of postseason honors for men’s and women’s swimming & diving and USMMA had a total of 17 student-athletes and the coaching staff honored.
  • Women’s Swimming & Diving Places Third At 2016 Landmark Championship Meet
    February 12, 2016
    Women’s Swimming & Diving Places Third At 2016 Landmark Championship Meet The USMMA women’s swimming & diving team finished the 2016 Landmark Conference Championship Meet on Sunday and came in third place overall out of the eight teams competing with a total of 470 points. The Mariners crowned one more individual champion on Sunday and had two more Academy records broken.
  • Women’s Swim & Dive: Saturday Landmark Championships Update – Mariners Stay In Third Place
    February 14, 2016
    Women’s Swim & Dive: Saturday Landmark Championships Update – Mariners Stay In Third Place The USMMA women’s swimming & diving team continued action at the Landmark Conference Championship Meet on Saturday and crowned another two conference champions and had a two records broken throughout the day. Through 28 events, the Mariners remain in third place with 363 points, sitting behind first place Susquehanna (598) and second place Catholic (441).
  • Women’s Swim & Dive: Friday Landmark Championships Update – Mariners Sit In Third Place
    February 12, 2016
    Women’s Swim & Dive: Friday Landmark Championships Update – Mariners Sit In Third Place The USMMA women?s swimming & diving team completed the first day of the 2016 Landmark Championship Meet on Friday and crowned one Conference Champion, as junior Blythe Fentress (Shady Shores, Texas) won the three-meter dive event. Fentress and a number of other Mariner were named to the All-Landmark Teams, while some conference, meet and Academy records fell throughout the day.
  • Porter Wins Both Boards To Highlight Mariner Divers’ Day At NYU Invite Saturday
    February 06, 2016
    Porter Wins Both Boards To Highlight Mariner Divers’ Day At NYU Invite Saturday The USMMA men’s and women’s swimming & diving teams sent a total of six divers – three men and three women – to compete at the NYU Invitational on Saturday at the Violets’ Palladium Athletic Facility.
  • Three First-Place Finishes Earn Landmark Athlete Of The Week Honors For Green
    February 01, 2016
    Three First-Place Finishes Earn Landmark Athlete Of The Week Honors For Green Junior Jolyn Green (Riverside, Calif.) was named the Landmark Conference Women’s Swimming & Diving Athlete of the Week on Monday after her performance in the Mariners’ tri-meet sweep over Drew and Goucher on Saturday.
  • Tedesco Eclipses 100-Win Plateau With Pair Of Women’s Swim & Dive Victories Saturday
    January 30, 2016
    Tedesco Eclipses 100-Win Plateau With Pair Of Women’s Swim & Dive Victories Saturday On Saturday, the USMMA women's swim and dive team competed against Drew and Goucher at the Rangers’ F.M. Kirby Pool. The Mariners picked up two victories on the day, beating the Drew, 97-43, and the Gophers, 90-50. With the two wins, head coach Sean Tedesco earned his 100th and 101st victories in dual meets for the women’s squad.
  • Winter Storm Jonas Effects All Scheduled Contests This Saturday
    January 22, 2016
    Winter Storm Jonas Effects All Scheduled Contests This Saturday Due to Winter Storm Jonas, which is expected to dump nearly a foot or more of snow on the New York Metropolitan Area this weekend, all USMMA athletic events that were scheduled for Saturday have either been postponed or cancelled.
  • Wickesberg Honored As Rookie Of The Week By ECAC On Wednesday
    January 21, 2016
    Wickesberg Honored As Rookie Of The Week By ECAC On Wednesday On Wednesday, the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) announced the Corvias Players of the Week for women’s swimming & diving and USMMA freshman Tyler Wickesberg (Albuquerque, N.M.) earned Division III Metro Rookie of the Week honors for the first time this year.
  • Mariner Women Fall To Rival Coast Guard On Senior Day
    January 16, 2016
    Mariner Women Fall To Rival Coast Guard On Senior Day On Saturday, the women’s swimming & diving team lost a tough match, 193-106, to arch-rival Coast Guard on Senior Day. The loss was the Mariners’ first of the season, dropping their record to 5-1, while the Bears improve to 2-5.
  • Trio Of Mariners Honored By ECAC On Wednesday
    January 13, 2016
    Trio Of Mariners Honored By ECAC On Wednesday On Wednesday, the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) announced the Corvias Players of the Week for women’s swimming & diving and USMMA had three team members honored for their performances in two non-conference victories last week – junior Catherine Don (Quincy, Ill.) was name the Swimmer of the Week, junior Blythe Fentress (Shady Shores, Texas) the Diver of the Week and freshman Ella Sherrill (Ketchikan, Alaska) was the Rookie of the Week.
  • Women’s Swimming Picks Up Two Wins Wednesday Over York And Old Westbury
    January 13, 2016
    Women’s Swimming Picks Up Two Wins Wednesday Over York And Old Westbury On Wednesday, the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy women’s swimming & diving team earned a pair of victories over non-conference opponents York and Old Westbury at the Cardinals’ York College Natatorium. The wins improve the Mariners’ record to a perfect 5-0 to start the season.
  • Mariners Win All Events En Route To 117-75 Victory Over St. Joseph’s (L.I.)
    January 09, 2016
    Mariners Win All Events En Route To 117-75 Victory Over St. Joseph’s (L.I.) On Saturday, the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy women’s swimming & diving team claimed a victory in every event against St. Joseph’s of Long Island to capture its third straight win to start the dual meet season, 117-75, at the O’Hara Hall Pool. The Mariners improve to 3-0, while the Golden Eagles fall to 4-7.
  • Landmark Conference Swimming & Diving Championship Information Available
    January 07, 2016
    Landmark Conference Swimming & Diving Championship Information Available In a little over a month, the Landmark Conference will crown its 2016 Swimming & Diving Champions in Germantown, Md. The championships are set for February 12-14, 2016 at the Germantown Swim Center. Now In its ninth year of competition, this year marks the second year the conference will host the championships in Germantown, with U.S. Merchant Marine men and Susquehanna women defending their 2015 titles.
  • Women’s Swim & Dive Defeats Visiting Hunter, 132-99, Tuesday Night
    January 05, 2016
    Women’s Swim & Dive Defeats Visiting Hunter, 132-99, Tuesday Night The USMMA women’s swimming & diving team hosted non-conference opponent Hunter College at the O’Hara Hall Pool on Tuesday night and triumphed over the Hawks by the final score of 132-9.
  • Fentress & Kahl Earn ECAC Weekly Honors In Addition To Landmark Accolades
    December 16, 2015
    Fentress & Kahl Earn ECAC Weekly Honors In Addition To Landmark Accolades A day after junior Blythe Fentress (Shady Shores, Texas) and freshman Christopher Kahl (Solomons, Md.) earned Landmark Swimming & Diving Weekly Honors, the duo was again honored on Wednesday, this time by the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC).
  • Kahl & Fentress Earn Landmark Swim & Dive Athlete Of The Week Honors
    December 15, 2015
    Kahl & Fentress Earn Landmark Swim & Dive Athlete Of The Week Honors The Landmark Conference announced its Athletes of the Week on Monday and USMMA had two student-athletes recognized for their performances last week for the men’s and women’s swimming & diving teams. Sophomore Blythe Fentress (Shady Shores, Texas) was named the Women’s Swim & Dive Athlete of the Week, while freshman Christopher Kahl (Solomons, Md.) earned the accolade on the men’s side.
  • Six Mariners Win Twice As Women’s Swim & Dive Defeats Queens, 130-76
    December 11, 2015
    Six Mariners Win Twice As Women’s Swim & Dive Defeats Queens, 130-76 On Friday night, the USMMA women’s swimming & diving team hosted nearby Division II opponent Queens College for its first dual meet of the season. The Mariners defeated the Knights by the final score of 130-76.
  • Wickesberg And Fentress Lead Mariners At TCNJ Invite This Past Weekend
    December 04, 2015
    Wickesberg And Fentress Lead Mariners At TCNJ Invite This Past Weekend Freshman Tyler Wickesberg (Albuquerque, N.M.) and sophomore Blythe Fentress (Shady Shores, Texas) picked up the women’s swimming & diving team’s only first-place finishes at this past weekend’s TCNJ Invitational. The Mariners, competing in just their second event of the season, finished in fifth place in the event amongst well-rested and shaved opponents.
  • Men’s & Women’s Swim & Dive Results Available For USMMA Memorial Meet
    November 21, 2015
    Men’s & Women’s Swim & Dive Results Available For USMMA Memorial Meet The USMMA men’s and women’s swimming & diving teams hosted the season-opening USMMA Memorial Invitational on Saturday at the O’Hara Hall Pool.
  • Men’s And Women’s Swim & Dive Open Season Saturday With USMMA Memorial Invite; Full Schedule Released
    November 19, 2015
    Men’s And Women’s Swim & Dive Open Season Saturday With USMMA Memorial Invite; Full Schedule Released The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy men's and women's swimming & diving teams open up the 2015-16 season this Saturday by hosting the annual USMMA Memorial Invitational at the O'Hara Hall Pool. The Mariners will welcome in five other schools to compete at the event.
  • USMMA Athletics Accepts Invitation To Join The Skyline Conference Beginning In 2016-17
    May 22, 2015
    USMMA Athletics Accepts Invitation To Join The Skyline Conference Beginning In 2016-17 On Friday, the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy Athletics Department announced that it has accepted an invitation to join the Skyline Conference, effective beginning with the 2016-17 athletic seasons. The action was voted on by the Skyline Conference Presidents’ Council and was officially approved this week.
  • 12 Mariners Named To Landmark Conference Winter Academic Honor Roll
    March 10, 2015
    12 Mariners Named To Landmark Conference Winter Academic Honor Roll The Landmark announced its 2015 Winter Academic Honor Roll selections today, with 285 student-athletes receiving recognition. The Honor Roll recognizes all winter student-athletes who have reached sophomore standing with a cumulative GPA of 3.20 or higher.
  • Three Divers Participate In NCAA Regional Meet
    February 27, 2015
    Three Divers Participate In NCAA Regional Meet This past Friday and Saturday, three USMMA divers competed at the very competitive NCAA Diving Regional Meet, hosted by Springfield College. The Mariners sent junior Gerrit Porter (Houston, Texas) and sophomore Ryan Mavity (St. Joseph, Mich.) on the men’s side and senior Elizabeth Jackson (Albany, Ga.) represented the women. The trio had a strong weekend.
  • Women’s Swimming & Diving Crowns One Met Champ And Breaks Six Records This Past Weekend
    February 20, 2015
    Women’s Swimming & Diving Crowns One Met Champ And Breaks Six Records This Past Weekend The USMMA women’s swimming & diving team travelled to Rutgers University this past weekend to take part in the Metropolitan Conference Championship Meet. The Mariners placed eighth out of the 18 teams competing at the event and had one team member claim an individual championship, sophomore Blythe Fentress (Shady Shores, Texas) in the one-meter dive. The squad also broke six Academy records over the weekend.
  • Women’s Swim & Dive Place Fourth At Landmark Championship Meet
    February 13, 2015
    Women’s Swim & Dive Place Fourth At Landmark Championship Meet Over the weekend, the USMMA women’s swimming & diving team competed in the 2015 Landmark Championship Meet. The Mariners took fourth place at the event with a score of 445 points, improving over fifth-place showing from last season.
  • Swimming & Diving Teams Gearing Up For Landmark Championships This Weekend
    February 12, 2015
    Swimming & Diving Teams Gearing Up For Landmark Championships This Weekend The USMMA men’s and women’s swimming & diving teams will be competing in the Landmark Conference Championship Meet this weekend from Friday, Feb. 13 until Sunday, Feb. 15. For the first time in the league’s eight years of competition, the event will be held at a neutral site, as the Germantown Indoor Swim Center in Maryland will serve as the host.
  • Women’s Swim & Dive Earns Two Senior Day Victories Over Drew And Goucher Saturday
    January 31, 2015
    Women’s Swim & Dive Earns Two Senior Day Victories Over Drew And Goucher Saturday The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy women’s swimming & diving teams picked up victories over Drew University (81-32) and Goucher College (72-39) at a home Landmark Conference Tri-Meet on Saturday at the O’Hara Hall Pool. Prior to the first event of the meet, the Mariners honored their seniors with a Senior Day ceremony, paying tribute to Emily Boyson (Garland, Texas), Susanne Dannessa (Cleveland, Ohio), Helen Deal (Palmer, Ark.), Elizabeth Jackson (Albany, Ga.) and Jacqueline White (Oradell, N.J.).
  • Men’s & Women’s Swimming & Diving Both Defeat Landmark Opponent Marywood At Home
    January 24, 2015
    Men’s & Women’s Swimming & Diving Both Defeat Landmark Opponent Marywood At Home The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy men’s and women’s swimming & diving teams hosted Landmark foe Marywood University on Saturday at the O’Hara Hall Pool. Both the Mariner men and women came out victorious – the women by the final of 188-112 and the men, 185-104.
  • Women’s Swimming Sweeps Competition Wednesday Night At Old Westbury
    January 21, 2015
    Women’s Swimming Sweeps Competition Wednesday Night At Old Westbury The USMMA women’s swimming team took on non-conference opponents Old Westbury and York College on Wednesday night at Old Westbury’s Clark Athletic Center Pool. The Mariners defeated both the Panthers and Cardinals by the identical scores of 59-33 to improve to 5-1 in dual meets so far this season.
  • Men’s Swimming & Diving Edges Coast Guard 154-145
    January 17, 2015
    Men’s Swimming & Diving Edges Coast Guard 154-145 The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy men's swimming and diving team took on rival Coast Guard on Saturday at the Bears' Roland Pool. The Mariner men defeated Coast Guard for the second year in a row by the slim margin of 154-145.
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