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    February 24, 2017
    Fentress & Fisher End Season At Diving Regional Championships 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.
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    February 23, 2017
    Diving Regional Preview: Fentress & Fisher Compete At MIT This Weekend 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.
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    February 22, 2017
    White And Fentress Selected To Landmark Women’s Swim & Dive All-Decade Team 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.
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    February 22, 2017
    Fentress, Gathy & Monahan Garner ECAC Weekly Honors 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.
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    February 21, 2017
    Swimming & Diving Teams Learn Valuable Lessons At The Safe Center of Long Island; Mariners Coming Together For Cultural Enhancement 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.
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    February 17, 2017
    Two NCAA Standards Met, Four Academy Records Broken In Mariners’ Fifth-Place Showing At Met Championships 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.
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    February 04, 2017
    Women’s Swim & Dive Falls To Rowan, 193-105, On Senior Day 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.
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    February 01, 2017
    Fentress Selected As ECAC DIII Metro Diver Of The Week For Third-Straight Week 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.
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    January 27, 2017
    Fentress & Korengel Earn NCAA Marks, Kendall Has Solid Meet At Skyline Dive Championships 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.
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    January 24, 2017
    Skyline Recognizes Breidenthal & Lou, While ECAC Honors Fentress & Lou 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.
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    January 20, 2017
    Fentress & Korengel Lead Divers Against NYU On Friday; Mariners Defeat Mount St. Mary Saturday 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.
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    January 17, 2017
    Mariners Swim Past Hunter, 58-37, In Manhattan Tuesday Night 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.
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    January 17, 2017
    Fentress & Gathy Earn ECAC Weekly Honors; Gathy & Sherrill Garner Accolades From Skyline 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.
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    January 14, 2017
    Fentress Breaks Academy & Pool Record In Mariners’ Loss At Coast Guard 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.
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    January 10, 2017
    Women’s Swimming & Diving Earns Two Skyline Victories At Home Tuesday 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.
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    December 15, 2016
    Don & Lou Sweep Skyline Women’s Swim Weekly Awards 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.
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    December 09, 2016
    Women’s Swimming Earns Skyline Victories Over St. Joseph’s-L.I. And Old Westbury 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.
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    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.
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    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.
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    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.
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    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.
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    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.
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    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.
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    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.
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    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.
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    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.
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    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.
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    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.
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    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).
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    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.
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    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.
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    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.
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    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.
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    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.
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    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.
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    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.
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    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.
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    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.
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    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.
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    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.
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