• WestConn's Albertine Rwabukamba to compete at 17th FINA World Championships
    July 17, 2017
    DANBURY, CT - Western Connecticut State University sophomore Albertine Rwabukamba (Redding, CT) will compete at the 17th FINA World Championships in Budapest, Hungary this month.
  • Western Connecticut’s Swimming & Diving Team Highlights CSCAA Scholar All-America Teams
    June 21, 2017
    Norfolk, VA – June 21, 2017 – For the first time in the 95-year history of the College Swimming & Diving Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) more than 700 teams have received Scholar All-America recognition. Included among the teams was Western Connecticut State University’s Swimming & Diving Team.
  • Western Swim Academy Sets Spring 2017 Classes Schedule
    March 08, 2017
    DANBURY, CT - Western Connecticut State University Women's Swimming and Diving Head Coach Jill Cook and her Colonials' squad will again be offering lessons with the Western Swim Academy.
  • WestConn Athletics Reaching Out To Help An Opponent
    February 21, 2017
    DANBURY, CT - The Western Connecticut State University Athletic Department, behind graduating senior Celia DeVoe (Farmington, CT), and WestConn Student Athletic Advisory Council, are looking for your help. They along with several athletic programs around the Little East Conference and the northeast are running a Marrow Donor Registry Drive. WestConn's will be held on Thursday, March 2 from 10 am to 2 pm at the Midtown Campus Student Center.
  • Women's Swimming and Diving Competes at NEISDA Championships
    February 17, 2017
    KINGSTON, RI - The Western women's swimming and diving team competed in Day Two of competition at the 2017 NEISDA Championships hosted by the University of Rhode Island on Friday. The squad of sophomores Annelise Alfieri (Southington, CT), Brianna Christiano (Prospect, CT), Rachel Peet (New Fairfield, CT) and rookie Olivia Wright (East Hartford, CT) led the Colonials as they finished a strong 400-yard medley relay. Day Three of the meet begins on Saturday at the Tootell Aquatic Center. (Full Story Coming Soon...)
  • Women’s Swimming and Diving Captures Fifth at LEC Championships
    February 04, 2017
    DARTMOUTH, MA – The Western women’s swimming and diving team doubled its point total from last year’s Little East Conference Championships as they captured fifth place at the 2017 Little East Conference Championships at the Tripp Center Natatorium on Saturday. Sophomore Brianna Christiano (Prospect, CT) paced the Colonials, earning the third spot in the 100-yard fly.
  • Western Connecticut Women's Swimming on CSCAA Scholar All-America Team
    January 27, 2017
    DANBURY, CT - The Western Connecticut State University women's swimming and diving team has been recognized on the Fall 2016 College Swimming Coaches Association of America Scholar All-America Team, recently.
  • Western Women's Swimming Celebrates Senior Night Against Westfield State
    January 27, 2017
    DANBURY, CT - The Western Connecticut State University women's swimming and diving team wrapped up the regular season by celebrating the career of its lone senior Alexa Collins (New Milford, CT) prior to the start of the its meet with Westfield State University at the O'Neill Pool on Friday night.
  • Christiano and Wright Lead Women's Swimming Past Rhode Island College, 121-64
    January 21, 2017
    NORTH SMITHFIELD, RI - Sophomore Brianna Christiano (Prospect, CT) and rookie Olivia Wright (East Hartford, CT) each notched a trio of first place finishes to lead the Western women's swimming team to a 121-64 victory over Rhode Island College on Saturday afternoon.
  • Rachel Peet and Olivia Wright Lead Western Connecticut At Plymouth State University
    January 16, 2017
    PLYMOUTH, NH - Western Connecticut State University was led by sophomore Rachel Peet (New Fairfield, Conn.) and freshman Olivia Wright (East Hartford, Conn.), who each won an individual race, but it was not enough to hold off host Plymouth State University, 146-107, in an intercollegiate women's swimming and diving dual meet at the PSU Natatorium on Monday afternoon.
  • Sheaffer Excels in Women’s Swimming and Diving Against Hunter
    January 14, 2017
    DANBURY, CT – Junior Sarah Sheaffer (New Fairfield, CT) posted stellar scores of 172.35 and 186.52 in the one-meter and three-meter diving events, respectively, as the Western Connecticut women’s swimming and diving squad fell to visiting Hunter College, 129-82, on Saturday afternoon at the O’Neil Center. The Colonials dropped to 0-3-1 with the loss, while the Hawks improved to 9-1.
  • Sarah Sheaffer Finishes Fourth at Division III Connecticut Cup
    December 03, 2016
    MIDDLETOWN, CT - Junior Sarah Sheaffer (New Fairfield, CT) scored 190.57 points and finished fourth in the three-meter diving event at the 2016 Division III Connecticut Cup at Wesleyan University on Saturday afternoon.
  • Western Women's Swimming Tie At University of St. Joseph, 136-136
    November 18, 2016
    WEST HARTFORD, CT - With a victory in the meet's final event, the 200-yard freestyle relay, the Western Connecticut State University women's swimmingand diving team battled to a 136-136 tie at the University of St. Joseph on Friday night.
  • Women’s Swimming Falls to Cross-State Rival Eastern, 104-61
    November 11, 2016
    DANBURY, CT – The Western Connecticut State University women’s swimming team fell to visiting cross-state rival Eastern Connecticut, 104-61, on Friday evening at the O’Neill Center. With the loss, the Colonials dropped to 0-2 overall while the Warriors improved to 2-1.
  • Colonials Drop Season Opener At Western New England, 142-103
    November 04, 2016
    SPRINGFIELD, CT - The Western Connecticut State University women's swimming and diving team dropped a 142-103 decision in the season opener at Western New England University on Friday night.
  • 2016 Western Athletes of the Year announced at annual banquet
    May 11, 2016
    DANBURY, CT - Seniors Camille Lawson and Will Arndt were named 2016 Western Connecticut State University Female and Male Athletes of Year at the annual Athletics Awards Banquet at Ethan Allen Hotel on Tuesday night.
  • 2016 Western Athletics Awards Banquet set for Tuesday, May 10
    May 02, 2016
    DANBURY, CT - The 2016 Western Connecticut State University Athletics Awards Banquet is set for Tuesday, May 10 at Ethan Allen Hotel in Danbury.
  • Western women well represented on LEC Winter All-Academic Team
    March 31, 2016
    PAWTUCKET, RI – The Little East Conference announced the 2015-16 Winter All-Academic teams this afternoon, honoring 126 student-athletes in its five winter championship sports: men’s basketball, women’s basketball, men’s indoor track & field, women’s indoor track & field and women’s swimming & diving.
  • 2016 Western Swim Academy to offer lessons this spring
    February 24, 2016
    DANBURY, CT - Western Connecticut women's swimming and diving coach Jill Cook and her Colonials' squad will again be offering lessons with the Western Swim Academy.
  • Western swimmers finish in 19th place at New England Championships
    February 14, 2016
    SOUTH KINGSTON, RI - The Western Connecticut State University swimming team moved up one place from 20th to 19th on the final day of competition at the 2016 New England Intercollegiate Swimming & Diving Association (NEISDA) championships, hosted by the University of Rhode Island, finishing with a total of 129 points.
  • Western swimmers hold 20th place after second day at New England Championships
    February 13, 2016
    SOUTH KINGSTON, RI - The Western Connecticut State University swimming team held on to 20th place after the second day of the New England Intercollegiate Swimming & Diving Association (NEISDA) championships, hosted by the University of Rhode Island, with a total of 70 points.
  • Western swimmers in 20th place after first day at New England Championships
    February 12, 2016
    SOUTH KINGSTON, RI - The Western Connecticut State University swimming team finished the first day of the New England Intercollegiate Swimming & Diving Association (NEISDA) championships, hosted by the University of Rhode Island, with a total of 44 points, putting the Colonials in 20th place, out of 21 teams.
  • Western swimmers seventh at LEC Championships
    January 30, 2016
    NORTH DARTMOUTH, MA - The Western Connecticut State University swimming team finished in seventh place at the Little East Conference Championships held Saturday afternoon at UMass Dartmouth's Tripp Athletic Center.
  • Western swimmers fall at Westfield State, 105-86
    January 25, 2016
    WESTFIELD, MA - Westfield State swimmers won the first eight events of the meet as the Owls celebrated senior night at the Ely Pool on Monday night, defeating Western Connecticut State by a 105-86 score.
  • Rhode Island College women swim past Western, 115-108
    January 24, 2016
    DANBURY, CT – Trailing by four points going into the final event of the meet, the Rhode Island College swimming team won the 200 Yard Freestyle Relay to earn a 115-108 victory at Western Connecticut State University Sunday afternoon at the O’Neill Center Pool.
  • Saturday's meet at Westfield cancelled... Sunday pushed back
    January 22, 2016
    DANBURY, CT - The impending snow storm in the area has messed with Saturday and Sunday's swim meets. Saturday at Westfield State has been postponed and moved to Monday, January 25. The start time on Sunday has been pushed back to 3 pm.
  • Sheaffer takes both diving events in Western’s 109-83 loss to Plymouth State
    January 18, 2016
    DANBURY, CT – Sophomore diver Sarah Sheaffer (New Fairfield, CT) took first place in both diving events to claim the only victories on the day for the Western Connecticut State University swimming team as the Colonials fell 109-83 to Plymouth State University Monday afternoon at the O’Neill Center Pool.
  • Western swimmers fall at Hunter College, 63-37
    January 15, 2016
    NEW YORK, NY - Senior Sarah Basile (Plainville, CT) won two events, but the Western Connecticut State University swimming team suffered a 63-37 dual-meet loss at Hunter College Friday evening.
  • Western swimmers sixth at Connecticut Cup
    December 05, 2015
    MIDDLETOWN, CT - The Western Connecticut State University swimming team finished in 6th place, our of six teams, at the Connecticut Cup hosted by Wesleyan University Saturday.
  • Sarah Sheaffer named LEC Diver of the Week
    November 24, 2015
    PAWTUCKET, RI - Western Connecticut State University sophomore Sarah Sheaffer (New Fairfield, CT) has been named Little East Conference Women's Swimming and Diving Diver of the Week, for the week ending November 22.
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