2012-13 Amherst Women's Swimming and Diving News

  • Jeffs Finish Strong at NCAA Championships
    March 23, 2013
    Both Amherst College swimming and diving teams notched a pair of top-10 finishes on the final day of competition as the Jeff women finished in sixth place and the men claimed seventh at the 2013 NCAA Division III Championships.
  • Women Hold Onto 6th on Day 3 at NCAA Championships
    March 22, 2013
    Lizzy Linsmayer ’14 placed second in one-meter diving and the 800-yard Freestyle Relay took fifth as the Amherst College women’s team held onto sixth place on Day Three of the NCAA Division III Swimming and Diving Championships Friday. On the men’s side, Tyler Bulakul ’14 took sixth in the 200-yard Butterfly and the 800 Free Relay also placed sixth but the Jeffs slipped just below Stevens into seventh place in the team standings.
  • Amherst Men Rise to 6th on Day 2 at NCAA Championships
    March 21, 2013
    Asher Lichtig ’16, Connor Sholtis ’15, and Sam Stewart ’16 each notched top-five finishes on Day Two of the NCAA Swimming and Diving Championships as the Amherst College men’s team climbed to sixth in the team standings. The Jeff women also ended the day in sixth as Emily Hyde ’16, Sarah Conklin ’16, and a pair of relays each placed in the top 10.
  • Amherst Women 5th After Day 1 at NCAA Championships
    March 20, 2013
    The Amherst College women’s swimming and diving team notched a trio of top-five finishes as the Jeffs found themselves fifth in the team standings after Day One of the 2013 NCAA Division III Swimming and Diving Championships.
  • Jeffs Head to Texas for NCAA Championships
    March 19, 2013
    Twenty-four members of the Amherst College swimming and diving teams will escape the late-winter cold in New England this week and compete at the NCAA Division III Championships, hosted by the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference (SCAC) at the Conroe Natatorium in Shenandoah, Texas.
  • Four Jeffs Qualify For NCAA Championships
    March 02, 2013
    Four Amherst student-athletes qualified for the National Championships on Mar. 19-22 after a strong showing at the NCAA Diving Regionals hosted by Springfield College.
  • Amherst Places 15 on All-Conference Team
    February 20, 2013
    Fifteen Lord Jeffs combined for 41 All-NESCAC honors after helping the Amherst women’s swimming & diving team to its first-ever NESCAC Championship.
  • Champs! Jeffs Capture First NESCAC Championship
    February 17, 2013
    Emily Hyde ’16 capped off a stellar weekend with a record-breaking performance in the 200-yard breaststroke to help lead the Amherst women’s swimming and diving team to its first ever NESCAC Championship.
  • Jeffs In First After Day Two
    February 16, 2013
    The Amherst women’s swimming and diving team continued to shine on day two of the 2013 NESCAC Championships, breaking several more records while vaulting into the top slot on the leader board for the first time in program history with 1355.5 points.
  • Records Fall On Day 1 of NESCAC Championships
    February 15, 2013
    Emily Hyde ’16 posted what is currently the nation’s fastest time in the 200 IM, setting the tone for the Amherst women’s swimming and diving team on the first day of the 2013 NESCAC Championships.
  • NESCAC Championships Begin Friday
    February 14, 2013
    The Amherst College women’s swimming and diving team will travel to Bowdoin College’s Greason Pool for the 2013 NESCAC Championships. The three-day meet is slated to begin on Friday, Feb. 15 with preliminary heats in the morning and championship races in the evening.
  • Ternullo Helps Jeffs Past Springfield
    February 03, 2013
    Steph Ternullo ’15 won a pair of events to lead the Amherst women’s swimming and diving team to a 174-114 victory over local rival Springfield College.
  • Jeff Relays Pace Women's Swimming at Middlebury
    February 02, 2013
    Lulu Belak ’14 swam on three winning relays as the Amherst women’s swimming and diving team continued to prepare for championship season at the Middlebury Invitational.
  • Jeffs Power Past MIT, 169-129
    January 26, 2013
    Emily Hyde ’16 picked up wins in three events to lead the Amherst women’s swimming and diving team to a 169-129 victory over Massachusetts Institute of Technology at Pratt Pool.
  • Hyde, Jeffs Cruise Past Hamilton, 180-106
    January 19, 2013
    Emily Hyde ’16 set a pool record in the 400 IM as the Amherst women’s swimming and diving team coasted to a 180-106 win over Hamilton.
  • Jeffs Fall to Williams, 187-107
    January 05, 2013
    Katie Vincett ’13 and Lulu Belak ’14 picked up wins in the 50 and 100-yard freestyle, but the Amherst women’s swimming and diving team suffered its first setback of the season with a 187-107 loss to archrival Williams.
  • Jeffs Take On Seventh Annual Hour of Power
    December 05, 2012
    Even for seasoned swimmers, the Hour of Power is a grueling team workout: an hour of continuous relays, using a variety of strokes, intended to end in complete exhaustion. On November 13, over 8,000 student-athletes nationwide dove into the pool to participate in the Ted Mullin Hour of Power Relay for Sarcoma Research. That translates to 180 teams—at the high school and collegiate level—that aid in the Ted Mullin Fund’s biggest annual fundraiser. Amherst was one of those teams, and has been since the event was created seven years ago.
  • Women's Swimming Blows Past Union
    December 05, 2012
    First-year Emily Hyde won a pair of individual events as the Amherst women’s swimming and diving team cruised to a 188-83 victory over Union at Pratt Pool.
  • Ternullo, Conklin, Vincett Lead Jeffs Past Middlebury
    December 01, 2012
    Steph Ternullo ’15, Sarah Conklin ’16 and Katie Vincett ’13 each won a pair of individual events as the Amherst women’s swimming & diving team earned a 162-132 victory over rival Middlebury College.
  • Conklin Named NESCAC Performer of the Week
    November 19, 2012
    Amherst College swimmer Sarah Conklin ’16 earned NESCAC Performer of Week honors Monday after starting her collegiate career off with a bang in Saturday’s dual meet victory over Colby. The first-year posted an NCAA “B” cut time of 57.48 seconds in the 100-yard butterfly while also contributing to a pair of strong relay performances as the Lord Jeffs outscored the Mules, 157-109.
  • Jeffs Continue Strong Start at Wesleyan
    November 19, 2012
    Stephanie Ternullo ’15 and Sarah Conklin ’16 each won two individual events as the Amherst College women’s swimming and diving team won its second dual meet in three days, defeating host Wesleyan University by a 167-109 margin Monday.
  • Women Fly Past Colby in Opener, 157-109
    November 17, 2012
    Co-captain Kate Vincett ’13 won the 100-yard freestyle and took second in the 100-yard breaststroke as the Amherst College women’s swimming and diving team opened its season with a 157-109 triumph over visiting Colby College at Pratt Pool on Saturday.
  • Season Preview: Women's Swimming Ready For 2012-13 Season
    November 14, 2012
    Posting a 6-2 dual-meet mark in 2011-12, Amherst finished as the runner-up at the NESCAC Championships before placing 13th overall at the national meet. Recording a top-15 finish at every NCAA Championship dating back to 1997, the Jeffs have posted a 112-14 dual-meet record under head coachNick Nichols and should once again field one of the league’s top squads, having only lost two swimmers to graduation.