2016-17 Yale Men's Swimming and Diving News

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    February 24, 2017
    Bulldogs Set New Records at Ivy Championships The Yale men’s swimming and diving team hold fourth after day three of the Ivy Championships with 743.5 points. The team traded off with Columbia for third throughout the day and remains in close striking range. Moreover, the Bulldogs continued to post great performances, including several record-breaking swims.
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    February 23, 2017
    Yale Holds Strong at Ivy Championships The Yale men’s swimming and diving team completed day two of the Ivy Championships in fourth-place with a score of 357.5 points. The Bulldogs posted many strong individual performances, with several new records and five NCAA ‘B’ qualifying cuts.
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    February 22, 2017
    Yale in Tie for Third on Day One of Ivy Championships Yale men’s swimming and diving finished the first day of the Ivy Championships in a three-way tie for third-place, scoring 104 points alongside Columbia and Cornell.
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    February 20, 2017
    Bulldogs Aim High for Ivy League Championships The Yale men’s swimming and diving team prepares to take on six other teams in the Ivy League Championships this week. The four-day championship meet will be held on Feb. 22-25 at Harvard’s Blodgett Pool in Cambridge, Mass.
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    February 05, 2017
    Yale Falls to Harvard, Finishes Runner-Up in Ivy Dual Meet Season The Yale men’s swimming and diving team fell to Harvard, 225 – 128, after day two of competition. With the conclusion of the meet, Yale finishes with a 9-2 record dual meet record and runner-up in the Ivy men’s swimming and diving dual meet season.
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    February 04, 2017
    Bulldogs Dive into Day One Against Harvard The Yale men’s swimming and diving team finished day one of its final home dual meet against Harvard in second, 105 - 62. While the team came just short in some events, the Bulldogs posted impressive performances, with several key wins and many personal bests.
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    January 31, 2017
    Yale to Host Harvard and Honor Seniors in Final Home Meet The Yale men’s swimming and diving team will host Harvard in its final home meet of the 2016-17 season this weekend. This meet will conclude the Bulldog’s regular season as they gear up for upcoming championship meets.
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    January 25, 2017
    Bulldogs Receive Academic Honors with Nation’s Third Highest GPA The Yale men’s swimming and diving team received Scholar All-America Team honors from the College Swimming Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) for their academic achievements in the Fall 2016 semester.
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    January 22, 2017
    Bulldogs Stave Off Another Ivy League Challenger The Yale men’s swimming and diving team took victory, 193 – 107, in a dual meet over Cornell on Sunday. The team remains undefeated in the Ivy League after a day of great performances at Cornell.
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    January 18, 2017
    Cornell Up Next for Bulldogs The Yale men’s swimming and diving team will travel to Cornell in Ithaca, N.Y., for a dual meet this Sunday. While the Bulldogs dropped their first dual meet to Penn State last week, they are still undefeated in the Ivy League and will be looking to bounce back.
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    January 14, 2017
    Bulldogs Lose Tough Fight to Penn State The Yale men’s swimming and diving team took its first dual meet loss against Penn State 185-168 this weekend. The Bulldogs held Penn State to a stalemate on day one of the competition, but were unable to gain a lead on the second day.
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    January 13, 2017
    Stalemate After Day One Against Penn State The Yale men’s swimming and diving team ended day one of their dual meet against Penn State at a dead-even tie, 93-93. The team traveled to Penn State McCoy Natatorium this weekend and are looking to maintain their undefeated dual meet season.
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    January 12, 2017
    Yale to Challenge Penn State The Yale men’s swimming and diving team will travel to State College, Pa. for a meet against Penn State this weekend. The Bulldogs have been undefeated in dual meets this season and will look to continue their win-streak.
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    January 08, 2017
    Bulldogs Defeat Dartmouth and Upset Penn in Tri-Meet at Home The Yale men’s swimming and diving team defeated two Ivy League rivals – Dartmouth and Penn – in a home tri-meet this weekend. Yale took the win over Dartmouth 236-63 and edged out Penn 156-144 in an intense battle; Penn was ranked 26th in the nation on CollegeSwimming.com going into the meet. The two wins extend the team’s regular season win-streak to eight and Yale remains undefeated in dual meets this season.
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    January 04, 2017
    Yale to Take On Two Conference Rivals The Yale men’s swimming and diving team will host two Ivy League opponents – Penn and Dartmouth – in the Robert J. H. Kiphuth Exhibition Pool at the Payne Whitney Gymasium this weekend.
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    December 08, 2016
    Bulldogs Capture Another Win Over SCSU The Yale men’s swimming and diving team took victory over neighboring Southern Connecticut State University on Dec. 8, extending the team’s regular season win-streak to six. The dual meet against SCSU Owls, one of the region’s top NCAA Division II teams, gave Yale’s swimmers the opportunity to try new events and many posted impressive performances.
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    December 04, 2016
    Yale to Visit New Haven Neighbors for Dual Meet The Yale men’s swimming and diving team travel to New Haven’s Southern Connecticut State University on Thursday, Dec. 8 for one last meet before winter break.
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    December 03, 2016
    Yale Finishes Ahead of Two Opponents The Yale men’s swimming and diving team defeated University of Connecticut (200.00 - 100.00) and Boston University (221.50 - 78.50) at a tri-meet hosted by UConn on Dec. 3. Yale commanded the pace throughout the meet with many strong performances, winning nine of the 16 total events.
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    December 03, 2016
    Yale Swimming and Diving Association and Matt Meade ’87 Recognized The Yale Swimming and Diving Association and Matt Meade ’87 were recognized by the Association of Yale Alumni for their efforts in organizing free lessons in swimming and water safety to children in the New Haven area.
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    November 30, 2016
    Swim and Dive to Take on UConn and BU at Tri-Meet On Saturday, Dec. 3, the Yale men’s swimming and diving team will compete with University of Connecticut and Boston University in a tri-meet at UConn.
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    November 24, 2016
    Rutter Named CollegeSwimming.com Ivy League Swimmer of the Week Junior Jonathan Rutter was named as Ivy League conference swimmer of the week by CollegeSwimming.com on Nov. 21. CollegeSwimming.com recognizes one male and one female swimmer from each conference for their individual performances and contributions to their team. This was the third week in a row that a Yale swimmer was recognized.
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    November 19, 2016
    Bulldogs Finish Fourth at Virginia Tech Invitational Yale men’s swimming and diving team held their fourth place position on the final day of the Virginia Tech Invitational, finishing with a score of 466.5.
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    November 18, 2016
    Yale Makes Strides at Virginia Tech Invitational Yale men’s swimming and diving moved up to fourth place out of eight teams on the second day of the Virginia Tech Invitational with a total score of 320.5.
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    November 17, 2016
    Yale with Solid Start at Virginia Tech Invitational Yale men’s swimming and diving finishes first day at fifth place out of eight teams at the Virginia Tech Invitational
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    November 15, 2016
    Hyogo Named CollegeSwimming.com Ivy League Swimmer of the Week Junior Kei Hyogo was recognized as Ivy League conference swimmer of the week by CollegeSwimming.com on Nov. 15. CollegeSwimming.com recognizes one male and one female swimmer from each conference for their individual performances and contributions to their team.
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    November 15, 2016
    Bulldogs to Travel South for Virginia Tech Invitational The Yale men’s swimming and diving team will compete in the Virginia Tech Invitational on Nov. 17-19, a three-day competition hosted by Virginia Tech at the Christiansburg Aquatic Center in Blacksburg, Va.
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    November 12, 2016
    Yale Edges Out Columbia for Win in Exciting Finale Yale men’s swimming and diving team defeats Columbia in a challenging meet at home on Nov. 12. The two teams traded the point advantage throughout the meet, even tying in points after several events in the meet. Coming down to the last two events, Yale managed to just barely take victory over Columbia, 152 – 148.
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    November 09, 2016
    Yale to Host Columbia in First Home Meet of Season The Yale men’s swimming and diving team will host Columbia in its first home meet of the 2016-17 season in the Robert J. H. Kiphuth Exhibition Pool on Saturday, Nov. 12.
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    November 08, 2016
    Greenberg Recognized as CollegeSwimming.com Ivy League Swimmer of the Week Junior Aaron Greenberg was selected as Ivy League conference swimmer of the week by CollegeSwimming.com on Nov. 7. CollegeSwimming.com recognizes one male and one female swimmer from each conference for their individual performances and contributions to their team.
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    November 05, 2016
    Bulldogs Win Close Battle against Brown and University of Massachusetts The Yale men’s swimming and diving team came out on top over Brown and University of Massachusetts in their first meet of the 2016-17 season at Brown’s Katherine Moran Coleman Aquatics Center. The final score was 177.5-122.5 against Brown and 225.0-75.0 against UMass. With many neck-to-neck finishes, the meet was challenging test for the Bulldogs.
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    November 03, 2016
    Yale to Open Season at Brown with University of Massachusetts The Yale men’s swimming and diving team will open its 2016-17 season against Brown and University of Massachusetts at Brown on Saturday, Nov. 5.
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    October 22, 2016
    Bulldogs with Strong Showing at Army The Yale’s men swimming and diving had a successful showing in their scrimmage against United States Military Academy (Army) at Army’s Crandall Pool. For the first time this season, the veterans and freshmen on the team got a chance to compete side-by-side.
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    October 20, 2016
    Men’s Swim and Dive to Scrimmage at Army The Bulldogs will travel to West Point for a pre-season scrimmage against United States Military Academy (Army) at West Point on Friday, Oct. 21. This will be the first competition between Yale and Army over 10 years and for the nine newest members of the team, the scrimmage will be their first collegiate races.
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    September 25, 2016
    Bulldogs Ready to Dive into New Season The Yale men’s swimming and diving team is gearing up for the new season, opening with a scrimmage at United States Military Academy on Oct. 25. With a busy schedule for this season, the team will look to build on the program’s recent successes.
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    August 13, 2016
    Bulldogs Finish Admirably at Summer Championship Meets With many strong finals performances, six members of the Yale men’s swimming and diving team competed across the United States at summer championship meets. Concluding their summer season, the six – including five incoming freshmen – gear up for the upcoming collegiate season.
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    July 27, 2016
    Five Bulldogs to Compete at Championship Meets In the upcoming weeks, five Bulldogs on the Yale men’s swimming and diving team will travel across the United States to compete in championship meets.
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    July 03, 2016
    Yale Swimmers Conclude Journey to U.S. Olympic Trials Following a week of intense competition, four of Yale’s swimmers concluded their journey to the 2016 U.S. Olympic Team Trials on Sunday, July 3. The four swam in front of thousands of spectators at the CenturyLink Center in Omaha, Neb.
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    June 22, 2016
    Nine on Men's Swimming and Diving Named Scholar All-American Nine members of the Yale men’s swimming and diving team were selected as Individual Scholar All-American or received honorable mentions from the College Swimming and Diving Coaches Association of America (CSCAA).
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    June 22, 2016
    Four Bulldogs to Represent Yale at U.S. Olympic Trials Four members of the of Yale men’s swimming and diving team will compete at the 2016 U.S. Olympic Team Trials in Omaha, Neb. – June 26 through July 3 – vying for a chance to race at the Rio Olympics.
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    June 18, 2016
    Men’s Swimming and Diving Welcomes Class of 2020 The Yale men’s swimming and diving team will welcome nine new team members into the family this year. The new student-athletes include eight swimmers and one diver, bringing a variety of experiences and covering a wide range of events.  They will work with their older teammates to continue to build on Yale’s recent success.
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