2018-19 Women's Swimming News

  • Mary Washington's Claudia Keller Tabbed CAC Women's Swimmer of the Week
    January 22, 2019
    University of Mary Washington's Claudia Keller has turned in two outstanding meets since of the new year, as the Eagles defeated Salisbury and St. Mary's. In the win over the Seahawks, Keller took first in the 1000 yard freestyle at 10:53.84, as the Eagles finished 1-2-3-4, and also won the 200 yard backstroke at 2:14.59, at the start of an Eagle sweep. In UMW's win over Salisbury, Keller took first in the 1000 freestyle at 11:04.90 and finished third in the 500 freestyle.
  • Mary Washington's Carley Vaughn Tabbed CAC Women's Swimmer of the Week
    December 04, 2018
    University of Mary Washington junior Carley Vaughn continued to impress this weekend at the Gettysburg College Invitational. She took first place in the 100 yard butterfly at 57.91 and the 200 butterfly at 2:06.14, and was second in the 200 IM at 2:11.93, was part of the winning 200 medley relay team, and was part of the winning 400 medley relay team that won to clinch the overall title for the Eagles. Her time in the 200 fly ranks her 15th in the nation to this point in the season.
  • York Junior Justine Wantz Claims CAC Women's Swimming Weekly Accolades
    November 20, 2018
    York junior Justine Wantz had another big weekend at the Franklin & Marshall Invitational this past weekend in Lancaster. Wantz earned a win and notched a second place finish as the Spartans finished third of 13 teams at the event. Wantz won the 200 backstroke in a time of 2:02.97 as she now owns the top time in the event in the CAC. That time is the fourth best time in the country. She set a new school record in the 100 backstroke with her time of 57.86 in Saturday's preliminary. Wantz swam a time of 57.88 in the finals which was good for second. That time is the 11th fastest time in the country. Wantz also set a school record in the 50 backstroke with her opening split of 27.04 in the 200 medley relay. Wantz also swam leadoff on three relay teams that all earned top six finishes.
  • CAC Players of the Week - Nov. 6
    November 06, 2018
    This week's conference swimming honors were garnered by Keven Stahl of York men's swimming and Brenna Litynski of St. Mary's women's swimming. See below for more information about the weekly award winners and honor rolls for each sport, or click here to watch the CAC Players of the Week video on YouTube. 
  • CAC Players of the Week - Oct. 30
    October 30, 2018
    Now several weeks into the CAC swimming season, this week's conference honors were awarded to Joey Peppersack of Mary Washington men's swimming and Carley Vaughn of Mary Washington women's swimming. 
  • Mary Washington Unanimously Picked to Win 29th Straight CAC Women's Swimming Championship
    October 26, 2018
    Mary Washington was once again the unanimous choice among conference head coaches to collect CAC hardware in the 2018-19 CAC Women's Swimming Preseason Poll. The Eagles enter this season riding a 28-year winning streak atop the conference, and are the only team across all CAC sports to have won the team title in each of the 28 years of the CAC’s existence.
  • CAC Players of the Week - Oct. 23
    October 23, 2018
    The fall golf season is winding down with only a few tournaments left on the slate, while the swimming campaign is just getting started with four of the five CAC teams opening up their seasons this past weekend. This week's CAC weekly awards were given to Carson Castelli of Christopher Newport men's golf, Erica Whitehouse of Christopher Newport women's golf, Jeffrey Leckrone of Mary Washington men's swimming, and Justine Wantz of York women's swimming. 
  • Rasmussen Named York Swimming Coach
    August 28, 2018
    York College Assistant Dean for Athletics and Recreation Paul Saikia is happy to announce that Eric Rasmussen has been named the new head swimming coach/aquatics director at York College. Rasmussen comes to York with over 25 years of coaching and aquatic experience.
  • Mary Washington Announces Justin Anderson as Head Men's and Women's Swimming Coach
    July 20, 2018
    Justin Anderson has been named as the head men's and women's swimming coach at the University of Mary Washington, according to interim Director of Athletics Patrick Catullo. Anderson, a 2010 UMW graduate, returns to his alma mater after five seasons as head coach at Frostburg State University.