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Lions enjoy an All-American pool party

March 21, 2007 Kaitlin Hamilton 0

The Lions collected one All-America citation and five All-America honorable mentions at the 2007 NCAA Division III Championships hosted by the University of Houston. The men’s team finished in 16th place while the women’s team finished 41st overall.

Senior diver Lee Swanson opened the competition on March 8, with a score of 355. […]

Lions patrol pool, dominate METs

February 21, 2007 Kaitlin Hamilton 0

Last year at the Metropolitan Conference Swimming and Diving Championships, the Lions walked away with a second-place finish for both the men and women’s squads. This year the men’s team walked away with the championship while the women’s squad finished second. […]

Swanson dive makes NCAA cut

February 14, 2007 Kaitlin Hamilton 0

It was a day full of NCAA qualifying scores for both the men’s and women’s diving teams. The College competed against mostly Division I teams at the Rutgers University Invitational on Saturday and turned in impressive scores.

On the women’s side, senior Lee Swanson finished fourth in the one-meter dive with a score of 278. […]

Molloy breaks freestyle record against Profs

January 31, 2007 Kaitlin Hamilton 0

The College’s swimming and diving teams split with Rowan University last Wednesday, as the women lost 155-138 and the men were victorious 167.5-130.5. With the victory, the men jumped to 4-3 overall while the women fell to 1-8.

The highlight of the meet was the record-breaking 1,000-meter freestyle race by sophomore Mike Molloy in 9:46. […]

Men take eighth in NCAA tournament

November 29, 2006 Kaitlin Hamilton 0

Both cross country teams competed in the 2006 NCAA Division III Cross Country Championships and had strong finishes.

The men earned a eighth place while the women took home 22nd place. For the men, junior Brian Kopnicki took home the highest finish for the Lions, earning 21st place in 27:31. […]

Lions miss a stroke in tight meet

November 15, 2006 Kaitlin Hamilton 0

It was a tough weekend for the men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams, as both suffered losses. On Friday, the women’s team lost to the C.W. Post Pioneers by a score of 145-92. Overall, the women are 1-2 on the year.

Senior Lee Swanson earned first place in the one-meter and three-meter diving events with scores of 257. […]

Lions run away with championship and honors

November 1, 2006 Kaitlin Hamilton 0

It was a weekend of wins for the Lions as both the men’s and women’s teams earned first place in the New Jersey Athletic Conference (NJAC) Championships hosted at Richard Stockton College.

This marks the 23rd NJAC championship for the women’s team and the 12th in a row. […]

Lions remain ahead of the pack in national rankings

October 18, 2006 Kaitlin Hamilton 0

Despite the Homecoming celebration happening at the College, the men’s and women’s cross country teams traveled to the SUNY-Albany Meet. Although the festivities were left behind, both teams came back with a reason to celebrate.

In this week’s U.S. Track and Field Cross Country Coaches Association Division III poll, the women are ranked 10th while the men are 19th. […]

Greene tallies 100th point as Lions remain undefeated

October 11, 2006 Kaitlin Hamilton 0

Eight goals in three games were all the Lions’ field hockey team needed, as they remain undefeated this season at 10-0.

The Lions sank No. 10 ranked archrival Rowan University 1-0. Senior defender Meg Hess scored the winning goal in overtime – her first goal of the season and perhaps the most important one so far for the Lions. […]

Cross Country teams keep it together against D-I talent

October 4, 2006 Kaitlin Hamilton 0

When playing a sport for an NCAA Division III school, you only dream of competing against Division I and II schools. However, for the Lions’ cross country teams, it was a dream times 69 come true.

In the 33rd Annual Brooks Paul Short Invitational at Lehigh University, the biggest competition of the season, the men raced against 42 teams, only five of which were Division III teams. […]

Budget woes leave golf and cheerleading penniless

September 6, 2006 Kaitlin Hamilton 0

This year’s state budget, authorized by Gov. Jon S. Corzine, left the College with $8 million short of state funding instead of the expected $12.1 million.

After vigorous hours of planning by College President R. Barbara Gitenstein and staff, they were able to save $4 million through a series of cuts. […]

Cross Country

August 30, 2006 Kaitlin Hamilton 0

After impressive 2005 NCAA finishes, the men’s and women’s teams are ready to face the same challenges.

“We just did a time trial and everyone improved so much from last season,” sophomore Megan O’Leary said. “It shows that the whole team trained a lot over the summer and are ready to fill the gaps of the seniors we lost. […]

Lions lose doubleheader to Profs

April 26, 2006 Kaitlin Hamilton 0

It was a disappointing week for the Lions as they lost their doubleheader against the Profs of Rowan University on April 18. The loss drops the Lions to .500 and ties them for sixth in the NJAC.

During the first game, the Lions battled hard as junior pitcher Julianne Lajiness took the mound and struck out five. […]

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