• Women’s Swim & Dive Opens Season At Home With USMMA Memorial Invite On Saturday
    November 18, 2017
    The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy women’s swimming & diving team kicked off the 2017-18 campaign on Saturday with the 2017 USMMA Memorial Invitational, hosted by the Mariners at the O’Hara Hall Pool. Merchant Marine welcomed in the squads from Adelphi, FIT, SUNY Maritime, Pace, Queens and Stevens. There were no team scores kept at the event.
  • Men’s & Women’s Swim & Dive Both Picked As Skyline Preseason Favorites; Full Schedules Released
    November 09, 2017
    On Wednesday, the Skyline Conference revealed the Preseason Coaches' Poll for men’s and women’s swimming & diving and both USMMA squads were picked by the league’s head coaches to repeat as Skyline Champions this season. 
  • Welcome To The Newly-Redesigned USMMASports.com!
    August 24, 2017
    Mariner fans... Welcome to the newly-redesigned USMMASports.com! More information to come shortly.
  • 44 Student-Athletes Land On Skyline Winter And Spring Academic Honor Rolls
    July 12, 2017
    The Skyline Conference released the Academic Honor Rolls for this past 2016-17 winter and spring seasons on Monday and USMMA had 44 student-athletes honored on the lists, which includes two who were honored both in the winter season and the spring season.
  • Terselic & Fisher Named CSCAA Honorable Mention Scholar All-Americans; Both Men’s & Women’s Squads Earn Team Awards
    July 10, 2017
    Late last month, the College Swimming Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) announced the individual and team Scholar All-America honors for the 2016-17 season. Two members of the USMMA men’s swimming & diving team earned Honorable Mention Scholar All-American recognition – graduated-senior John Terselic (Tijeras, N.M.) and rising-senior diver Adam Fisher (Edgerton, Wis.).
  • 2016-17 Athletic Award Winners Announced; Keyes And Fentress Earn Top Accolades
    June 16, 2017
    The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy held its 2017 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.
  • Fentress & Fisher End Season At Diving Regional Championships
    February 24, 2017
    USMMA divers senior Blythe Fentress (Shady Shores, Texas) and junior Adam Fisher (Edgerton, Wis.) competed at the NCAA Division III Region 3 Championships this past weekend at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
  • Diving Regional Preview: Fentress & Fisher Compete At MIT This Weekend
    February 23, 2017
    This Friday and Saturday, Feb. 24-25, two USMMA divers will be taking part in the NCAA Division III Diving Regional Championship Meet, hosted by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology up in Cambridge, Mass. At the event, senior Blythe Fentress (Shady Shores, Texas) and junior Adam Fisher (Edgerton, Wis.) will both look to earn berths to the DIII National Championships in Texas in mid-march.
  • White And Fentress Selected To Landmark Women’s Swim & Dive All-Decade Team
    February 22, 2017
    USMMA alumnae Jacqueline White ’15 and current senior Blythe Fentress (Shady Shores, Texas) were selected to the Landmark Conference All-Decade Team, the league announced last week. The duo are two of 20 women that were chosen to represent the best the conference had to offer in the sport throughout the league’s first 10 seasons.
  • Fentress, Gathy & Monahan Garner ECAC Weekly Honors
    February 22, 2017
    On Tuesday, the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) announced that U.S. Merchant Marine Academy senior Blythe Fentress (Shady Shores, Texas) was named the Division III Metro Women’s Swim & Dive Diver of the Week and freshmen Meika Gathy (Waterford, Conn.) and Nolan Monahan (Stafford, Va.) earned ECAC Rookie of the Week honors.
  • Swimming & Diving Teams Learn Valuable Lessons At The Safe Center of Long Island; Mariners Coming Together For Cultural Enhancement
    February 21, 2017
    The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy men’s and women’s swimming & diving coaches Sean Tedesco and Johan Lopez took over 20 members of the two teams to the Safe Center of Long Island in Bethpage, N.Y., back on Friday, Feb. 10, during their competition-free weekend. The Midshipmen-athletes that attended the community service event came away learning valuable social lessons pertaining to family violence and sexual assault affecting the surrounding Long Island community.
  • Two NCAA Standards Met, Four Academy Records Broken In Mariners’ Fifth-Place Showing At Met Championships
    February 17, 2017
    The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy women’s swimming & diving team competed in the annual Metropolitan Championship Meet this past weekend at Rutgers University. The Mariners had their best finish in head coach Sean Tedesco’s career at Kings Point, as they came in fifth place out of the field of 16 teams.
  • Women’s Swim & Dive Falls To Rowan, 193-105, On Senior Day
    February 04, 2017
    The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy women’s swimming & diving team lost its dual meet finale on Saturday afternoon to visiting Rowan University, 193-105, at the O’Hara Hall Pool. In defeat, the Mariners close out the regular season with a 9-2 record, while the Profs improve to 6-3.
  • Fentress Selected As ECAC DIII Metro Diver Of The Week For Third-Straight Week
    February 01, 2017
    USMMA senior Blythe Fentress (Shady Shores, Texas) was named the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Division III Metro Diver of the Week, the league announced on Tuesday. This marks the third-straight week that Fentress has earned this honor from the ECAC.
  • Fentress & Korengel Earn NCAA Marks, Kendall Has Solid Meet At Skyline Dive Championships
    January 27, 2017
    On Friday night, the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy hosted the 2017 Skyline Conference Diving Championships at the O’Hara Hall Pool. The event was a non-scoring competition towards points for the 2017 Skyline Championships, but did count towards NCAA qualifying.
  • Skyline Recognizes Breidenthal & Lou, While ECAC Honors Fentress & Lou
    January 24, 2017
    On Monday, the Skyline Conference announced that USMMA junior Hallie Breidenthal (Overland Park, Kan.) and freshman Erica Lou (Flushing, N.Y.) swept the league’s weekly women’s swimming honors of Swimmer of the Week and Rookie of the Week, respectively. Additionally, the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) announced on Tuesday that Lou was named the DIII Metro Rookie of the Week and senior Blythe Fentress (Shady Shores, Texas) earned DIII Metro Diver of the Week accolades.
  • Fentress & Korengel Lead Divers Against NYU On Friday; Mariners Defeat Mount St. Mary Saturday
    January 20, 2017
    The USMMA women’s diving team took on NYU in a home event on Friday night at the O’Hara Hall Pool. Then on Saturday, the swimmers joined the divers to defeat Skyline Conference opponent Mount St. Mary at home, 179-99, to finish the regular season with a perfect 7-0 record in league action.
  • Mariners Swim Past Hunter, 58-37, In Manhattan Tuesday Night
    January 17, 2017
    The USMMA women’s swimming team picked up a non-conference victory over Hunter College on Tuesday night by the final score of 58-37. The win improves the Mariners’ record to 8-1 on the season, while the Hawks suffer just their second loss of the year and fall to 9-2.
  • Fentress & Gathy Earn ECAC Weekly Honors; Gathy & Sherrill Garner Accolades From Skyline
    January 17, 2017
    The Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) announced its athletes of the week for women’s swimming & diving on Tuesday and USMMA senior Blythe Fentress (Shady Shores, Texas) earned DIII Metro Diver of the Week accolades, while freshman Meika Gathy (Waterford, Conn.) was named the Rookie of the Week. Additionally, the Skyline Conference announced on Monday that Gathy was its Rookie of the Week and sophomore Ella Sherrill (Ketchikan, Alaska) was named to the weekly honor roll.
  • Fentress Breaks Academy & Pool Record In Mariners’ Loss At Coast Guard
    January 14, 2017
    On Saturday, senior diver Blythe Fentress (Shady Shores, Texas) set a new USMMA record in the one-meter dive with a score of 290.85, shattering the old record of 257.55 set in 2015. The mark was also new record for Coast Guard’s Roland Pool, breaking a 16 year old pool record, and qualifies her for NCAAs. Despite the great feat by Fentress, the Mariners suffered their first loss of the season, 198-101, at the hands of the Bears.
  • Women’s Swimming & Diving Earns Two Skyline Victories At Home Tuesday
    January 10, 2017
    The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy women’s swimming & diving team defeated a pair of Skyline Conference opponents on Tuesday night in a home meet at the O’Hara Hall Pool. The Marines downed St. Joseph’s of Brooklyn by the score of 137-61 and triumphed over Mount St. Vincent, 137-21. USMMA improves to 7-0 on the season, with all seven victories coming in Skyline action.
  • Don & Lou Sweep Skyline Women’s Swim Weekly Awards
    December 15, 2016
    Earlier this week, the Skyline Conference announced that two USMMA women’s swimmers, senior Catherine Don (Quincy, Ill.) and freshman Erica Lou (Flushing, N.Y.), were selected as the league’s Swimmer and Rookie of the Week, respectively. The honors come after the duo helped lead the Mariners to four Skyline victories last week over St. Joseph’s (L.I) and Old Westbury on Friday night and Sarah Lawrence and Purchase on Saturday.
  • Women’s Swimming Earns Skyline Victories Over St. Joseph’s-L.I. And Old Westbury
    December 09, 2016
    On Friday night, the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy women’s swimming team opened up its dual-meet season with a pair of Skyline Conference victories over St. Joseph’s (Long Island) and Old Westbury. The Mariners defeated the SJC Bears, 64-31, and triumphed over Old Westbury, 86-8.
  • Mariner Women Come In Third At Lions Invite; Fentress Officially Qualifies For NCAA Regionals
    December 02, 2016
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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.
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