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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.).
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.
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.
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.
January 17, 2015
Women’s Swimming & Diving Falls To Coast Guard Saturday
The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy women's swimming and diving team took on rival Coast Guard on Saturday at the Bears' Roland Pool. The Mariner women swam extremely well, taking first and second place in three events and winning six of the 16 events on the day, but the squad lost to Coast Guard, 172-124.
January 16, 2015
Swimming & Diving Travels To Arch-Rival Coast Guard Saturday
On Saturday, the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy men’s and women’s swimming & diving teams will travel to New London, Conn., to square off against their arch-rivals from the U.S. Coast Guard Academy. First race will is scheduled for 12-noon at the Bears’ Roland Pool.
January 14, 2015
Women’s Swimming Defeats St. Joseph’s (L.I.), 108-86, On The Road Wednesday Night
The USMMA women’s swimming team travelled out to Suffolk County, Long Island, on Wednesday to take on non-conference opponent St. Joseph’s. The Mariners defeated the Golden Eagles, 108-86, to move to 3-0 overall in dual meets, while the Golden Eagles fall to 5-4.
January 6, 2015
Women’s Swimming Hands Hunter First Loss Of Season Tuesday Night
The USMMA women’s swimming team traveled to Manhattan on Tuesday night to face undefeated non-conference opponent Hunter College at the Hawks’ North Pool. The Mariners came out on top by the final score of 78-44 to improve to 2-0 in dual meets, while Hunter suffered its first loss of the year and fell to 7-1.
December 15, 2014
Lindgren And White Earn Landmark Athlete Of The Week Honors
The Landmark Conference announced the Athletes of the Week on Monday for all contests between Dec. 8-14 and the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy had two student-athletes honored – senior Kevin Lindgren (Palm City, Fla.) earned his second Athlete of the Week award of the year for men’s swimming, while classmate Jacqueline White (Oradell, N.J.) was the women’s swimming Athlete of the Week.
December 10, 2014
Women’s Swimming & Diving Defeats Queens College, 140-79
The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy women’s swimming & diving team travelled to nearby Queens College on Wednesday night for its first dual meet of the season. The Mariners defeated the Knights, 140-79.
December 9, 2014
Porter And Jackson Sweep Landmark Swimming Athlete Of The Week Honors
On Monday, the Landmark Conference announced the Athletes of the Week for men’s and women’s swimming and diving and the Mariners swept both honors. Junior diver William Porter (Houston, Texas) earned the accolade on the men’s side, while senior diver Elizabeth Jackson (Albany, Ga.) was named the women’s Athlete of the Week.
December 7, 2014
Men’s & Women’s Swim & Dive Weekend Preview: TCNJ Lions Invite
The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy men’s and women’s swimming & diving teams will be competing in The College of New Jersey this weekend. Action gets underway with preliminaries today and will last through the finals on Sunday at the Lions’ Aquatic Center.
December 5, 2014
Two Divers Earn National Qualifying Scores, Highlighting TCNJ Lions Invite
This past weekend, the USMMA women's swimming & diving team competed in TCNJ's Lions Invite. The Mariners had two divers qualify for nationals at the event, just the second meet of the season for USMMA. As a team, Merchant Marine finished the event in sixth place.
November 25, 2014
Diver Elizabeth Jackson Runs NYC Marathon For “Mighty Mikey” Weinstein
Earlier this month, USMMA women’s swimming & diving team member Elizabeth Jackson (Albany, Ga.) competed in the New York City Marathon. It was her third marathon overall, but this time she ran for a reason – she ran for “Mighty Mikey” Weinstein.
November 22, 2014
Women’s Swim & Dive Team Produces Strong Efforts In Season-Opening USMMA Memorial Invite
On Saturday, the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy women’s swimming & diving team began its 2014-15 campaign with the 2014 USMMA Memorial Invite, with four Division II opponents and one DIII rival. The women had solid performances from a number of team members and won four events on the day.
November 21, 2014
Men’s & Women’s Swim & Dive Teams Open 2014-15 Campaign With USMMA Memorial Invite On Saturday
The USMMA men’s and women’s swimming & diving teams begin the 2014-15 season on Saturday morning, Nov. 22, as the Mariners will host the 2014 USMMA Memorial Invitational. The first event is scheduled to get underway at 11 a.m. at the O’Hara Pool.
November 13, 2014
Women’s Swimming & Diving 2014-15 Schedule Revealed
On Thursday, U.S. Merchant Marine Academy women’s swimming & diving head coach Sean Tedesco announced the schedule for the upcoming 2014-15 season.
March 12, 2014
Landmark Conference Announces Winter All-Sportsmanship Teams
The All-Sportsmanship Team includes one student-athlete from each institution for each sport and is selected by the players and coaches from their respective team.
February 16, 2014
Women’s Swimming & Diving Places Seventh at Metropolitan Championships
Merchant Marine took down four Academy records over the weekend to close out the 2013-14 campaign.
February 9, 2014
Mariners Finish Fifth at Landmark Conference Championships
The weekend saw Merchant Marine take down six Academy records and Elizabeth Jackson (Albany, GA) claim a Landmark Conference title on the 3-meter diving board.
January 23, 2014
Women's Swimming & Diving Defeats Old Westbury and York
Alexandra Biehn (Burnsville, MN) picked up wins in the 500 and 1000 freestyle, winning the latter by over four minutes with a time of 11:59.38.
January 18, 2014
USMMA Posts Strong Outing vs. Coast Guard
The USMMA women’s swimming and diving team won six races against Coast Guard on Saturday but the Bears ultimately won Saturday’s dual meet over the Mariners, 175-114.
January 14, 2014
Mariners Topple St. Joseph's (LI), 108-63
The USMMA women's swimming and diving team captured a 108-63 victory Tuesday night against St. Joseph's (LI), moving the Mariners dual meet record to 6-1 on the season.
January 12, 2014
Merchant Marine Defeats Goucher and Drew; Falls at Catholic
The USMMA women's swimming and diving team posted a 2-1 record in three Landmark Conference dual meets over the weekend.
January 7, 2014
Merchant Marine Stays Perfect in Dual Meets with 127-90 Win over Hunter
Catherine Don (Quincy, IL) recorded victories in the 100 fly and 1000 freestyle, setting a lifetime best in the latter with a time of 11:52.73.
December 14, 2013
Mariners Edge Marywood, 130-112
In a dual meet that went down to the wire the USMMA women's swimming and diving team defeated Marywood, 130-112, over the weekend.
December 11, 2013
Mariners Defeat Queens in Dual Meet, 133-99
Jolene Green (Riverside, CA) was named the Mariner of the Meet after picking up victories in the 200 IM and the 100 backstroke.
December 8, 2013
Mariners Compete at TCNJ Invitational
The USMMA swimming and diving teams hit the pool for the second time this season, competing at the TCNJ Invitational.
November 23, 2013
Mariners Kick-Off 2013-14 at USMMA Invitational
Alexandra Biehn (Burnsville, MN) was named the Mariner of the Meet after a great swim in the 400 IM at the USMMA Invitational.
November 11, 2013
ESPN First Take at USMMA: Behind the Scenes Photo Blog
ESPN2 held a live broadcast for First Take in honor of Veteran's Day. The show is hosted by Stephen A. Smith, Skip Bayless, and Cari Champion with guests Tom Selleck and Fred Smoot.
August 29, 2013
USMMA Athletic Director Sue Petersen Lubow Named Katherine Ley Award Winner
Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Commissioner Dr. Kevin T. McGinniss announced today that United States Merchant Marine Academy Athletics Director Sue Petersen Lubow has been named the recipient of the 2013 Katherine Ley Award.
August 27, 2013
USMMA Athletic Hall of Famer Jules A. "Red" Wagner '45 Passes Away
The Merchant Marine Athletics family lost a true friend and legend as Jules "Red" Wagner passed away earlier this week.
August 23, 2013
USMMA Athletic Hall of Fame to Induct Seven New Members on Homecoming Weekend
The event will be hosted by the USMMA Alumni Association and Foundation (AAF) in Melville Hall at the Officers Club on the campus of the United States Merchant Marine Academy at 6:00 pm.
August 15, 2013
Johan Lopez Named Merchant Marine Diving Coach
United States Merchant Marine Academy Men’s and Women’s Swimming & Diving Head Coach Sean Tedesco recently announced the hiring of Johan Lopez as the program’s new diving coach.
May 31, 2013
Academy Announces 2012-13 Athletic Award Winners; Olsen and Tyack Receive Top Nods
The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy Department of Physical Education and Athletics has announced that Kurt Olsen is the 2013 winner of the Stedman Trophy and Jessica Tyack is the recipient of the Berke Trophy, the highest athletic awards bestowed upon a graduating male and female Midshipman.
April 12, 2013
USMMA’s Callahan Raises Future Guide Dog Marilyn - #D3Week
Callahan, who is also a member of the Academy swimming and diving as well as lacrosse teams, is raising and training Marilyn as part of a program with the Guide Dog Foundation for the Blind.
February 17, 2013
Mariners Finish in Top-Half of Field at Metropolitan Championships
The USMMA women’s swimming and diving team finished ninth out of 19 teams at the 2013 Metropolitan Championships.
February 10, 2013
Mariners Place Fourth at Landmark Conference Championships
The USMMA women’s swimming and diving team finished fourth at the 2013 Landmark Conference Championships, hosted by Marywood University.
February 9, 2013
Women’s Swimming Perched in Fourth Following Day 2 of Landmark Conference Championships
Jacqueline White (Oradell, NJ) breaks her own Academy record in the 100 butterfly.
February 8, 2013
Landmark Swimming and Diving Championships Kick Off Friday
Landmark Conference swimming and diving teams will convene at Marywood University this weekend for the conference championships for the second consecutive year.
February 8, 2013
Merchant Marine in Third After Opening Day of Landmark Conference Championships
The USMMA women’s swimming team is currently in third-place at the 2013 Landmark Conference Championships.
January 25, 2013
USMMA Wraps Up Dual Meet Schedule with Wins Over York and Old Westbury
The Merchant Marine women’s swimming team concluded the 2012-13 regular season Thursday night with dual meet victories over York and Old Westbury.
January 19, 2013
Swimming and Diving Comes up Short at Coast Guard
The USMMA swimming and diving teams both had solid days in the pool but were upended in dual meets Saturday afternoon at Coast Guard.
January 10, 2013
USMMA Upends Hunter College in Dual Meet, 59-36
New York, NY – The Merchant Marine women’s swimming and diving team defeated Hunter College, 59-36, in a Thursday night dual meet
January 8, 2013
Merchant Marine Head Coach Sean Tedesco Featured in Swimming World Magazine
USMMA men’s and women’s swimming and diving head coach Sean Tedesco was the subject of the “Coach’s Q&A” segment in the January edition of Swimming World Magazine.
January 6, 2013
Merchant Marine Downed in Tight Dual Meet Versus Marywood
The USMMA women's swimming and diving team was defeated by conference rival Marywood, 126-115, Sunday afternoon
January 5, 2013
Mariners Fall to Scranton, 182-109, on Senior Day
The USMMA women’s swimming and diving team was defeated by Landmark Conference rival, Scranton, Saturday afternoon at O’Hara Pool.
January 3, 2013
Watch and Follow this Weekend's Swimming & Diving Action LIVE!
Fans will be able to watch the USMMA swimming & diving teams as well as follow live stats this weekend as the Mariners host Landmark Conference rivals Scranton and Marywood.
December 10, 2012
White Named Landmark Conference Swimming and Diving Player of the Week
Academy Sophomore Jacqueline White (Oradell, NJ) recorded a pair of individual victories and broke a 14-year old school record in the 100 butterfly against Manhattan on Saturday en route to being named the Landmark Conference Swimming and Diving Player of the Week.
December 8, 2012
Women’s Swimming and Diving Defeats Division I Manhattan, 125-107
Jacqueline White (Oradell, NJ) recorded a pair of individual victories and broke a 14 year old school record in the 100 fly as the USMMA women’s swimming and diving team earned a 125-107 triumph over Division I Manhattan Saturday afternoon.
December 5, 2012
USMMA Defeats Queens College, 134-97
The Merchant Marine women’s swimming and diving team knocked off Queens College Wednesday night, 134-97.
December 3, 2012
Mariners Compete at TCNJ Invitational
The USMMA swimming & diving teams hit the pool over the weekend at the TCNJ Invitational and recorded numerous good swims.
November 17, 2012
Women's Swimming and Diving Opens Season with Strong Outing at USMMA Invitational
he women's swimming and diving team started the 2012-13 season Saturday afternoon at the USMMA Inviational, which also included Queens, Southern Connecticut State, Bridgeport, Adelphi, and Maritime (NY).
October 11, 2012
Merchant Marine Selected Fourth in Landmark Conference Preseason Coaches’ Poll
The USMMA women’s swimming and diving team was tabbed to finish fourth in the 2012-13 Landmark Conference Championships in a vote of the league’s head coaches.
February 9, 2012
Swimmers and Divers Set to Battle For Landmark Supremacy
Kings Point Men's and Women's Swimming and Diving Teams Prepare For Conference Championships
December 15, 2011
Double honors: Fields, Biehn Landmark named swimmers of the week
Sophomore Alexandra Biehn and senior John Fields were named the Landmark Conference’s women’s and men’s swimmers of the week.
December 13, 2011
Women win swimmingly over Lehman
For the second time in as many nights, the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy women’s swimming team won a meet at home. Jacqueline White and Elizabeth Radzwill each captured two events to lead the Mariners to a 106-76 victory over Lehman College in O’Hara Hall on Tuesday night.
December 12, 2011
Sophomore heroics by Biehn, named the Landmark women’s swimmer of the week
U.S. Merchant Marine Academy sophomore Alexandra Biehn was named the Landmark Conference women’s swimmer of the week on Monday.
December 12, 2011
Moore, Biehn spark women to their first swim win of season
The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy women's swimming team registered its first win of the season as it recorded a 137-87 victory over Queens College at O'Hara Hall on Monday night.
December 10, 2011
Merchant Marine women swimmers take Division I Manhattan to last event in 107-94 loss
Alexandra Biehn won a pair of freestyle swimming events as the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy women’s swimming team opened its dual meet season with a 107-94 loss at Manhattan College on Saturday.
December 4, 2011
Mariner women take 5th at TCNJ swim meet
The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy women had several strong performances while they finished fifth at The College of New Jersey Invitational swim meet over the weekend.
November 23, 2011
White breaks school record, named Mariners women athlete of the week
Freshman Jacqueline White, who won the women’s 200-yard backstroke by breaking the school record in the event at the USMMA Invitational on Saturday, has been named Mariners’ women athlete of the week.
November 19, 2011
USMMA Invite: 5 swimmers earn victories
Five U.S. Merchant Marine Academy swimmers won their events at the USMMA Invite on Saturday.
October 26, 2011
Women swimmers, divers go fourth in Landmark pre-season coaches poll
The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy women’s swimming and diving team was ranked fourth in the annual pre-season poll of head coaches in the Landmark Conference.
February 18, 2011
Women’s Swimming & Diving Sees 4 Mariners Named to All-Conference Squads
MADISON, N.J. – Four members of the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy women’s swimming and diving team were named to All-Landmark Conference squads this past week. Sophomore diver Kathryn Schmidt (Colorado Springs, Colo.) and freshman diver Lynae Harvey (Thornton, Colo.) were tabbed to the First Team, while freshman swimmer Emily Olsen (Glenwood, N.J.) and rookie diver Erin Hofstetter (Pittsburgh, Calif.) notched spots on the Second Team.
February 13, 2011
Women’s Swimming & Diving Takes 4th in Landmark Championships
KINGS POINT, N.Y. – On Sunday, the 2011 Landmark Conference Swimming & Diving Championships concluded and the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy women’s team earned fourth place by racking up 306 points.
February 12, 2011
Women’s Swimming & Diving in 4th Place at End of Day 2 Champs.
KINGS POINT, N.Y. – On Saturday, the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy women’s swimming and diving squad had amassed 233 points to stand in fourth place after Day Two of the 2011 Landmark Conference Championships, which Kings Point is hosting for the fourth consecutive year.
February 11, 2011
Women’s Swimming & Diving in 2nd Place at End of Day 1 Champs.
KINGS POINT, N.Y. – On Friday, the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy women’s swimming and diving squad amassed 110 points to take second place after Day One of the 2011 Landmark Conference Championships, which Kings Point is hosting for the fourth consecutive year.
January 31, 2011
Women's Swimming & Diving Falls to Division I-Foe Iona, 139-82
KINGS POINT, N.Y. - On Monday night, the United States Merchant Marine Academy women's swimming and diving squad traveled to New Rochelle, N.Y. and lost to Division I-opponent Iona College, 139-82.