• WestConn Among Division III Scholar All-America Teams
    June 19, 2018
    NORFOLK, VA - The College Swimming and Diving Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) has named 710 teams to its Scholar All-America list for the Spring 2018 Semester.  The Western Connecticut State University women's swimming and diving team is among the 174 women's Division III teams to make the list.  The Colonials come in with a 3.27 team grade-point average.
  • NEISDA Announces Spring All-Academic Team
    June 13, 2018
    WESTON, MA - The New England Intercollegiate Swimming and Diving Association (NEISDA) is pleased to announce the 2017-2018 Spring All-Academic Team.  Western Connecticut State University's Rachel Peet (Redding, CT) and Olivia Sosnoski (Westport, CT) were honored on this spring's team.
  • Holly Bly Named To NEISDA All-Sportsmanship Team
    May 14, 2018
    Weston, MA - The New England Intercollegiate Swimming and Diving Association (NEISDA) is pleased to announce the 2017-2018 All-Sportsmanship Team. Our 21 member women’s teams and 13 member men’s teams take pride in the sportsmanship behaviors of our student-athletes both in the pool and in the campus community.
  • WestConn Honors Its Student-Athletes At Annual Awards Banquet
    May 11, 2018
    DANBURY, CT - Western Connecticut State University honored several student-athletes at its 17th annual Athletics Awards Banquet at the William A. O'Neill Athletic and Convocation Center on Tuesday evening.
  • Four Colonials Named To NEISDA All-Academic Team
    April 30, 2018
    Weston, MA - The New England Intercollegiate Swimming and Diving Association (NEISDA) is pleased to announce the 2017-2018 Fall All-Academic Team. Our 21 member women’s teams and 12 member men’s teams take pride in the academic achievements of our student athletes.
  • WestConn Places 11 On Little East Conference Winter All-Academic Team
    March 16, 2018
    PAWTUCKET, RI - Eleven Western Connecticut State University women student athletes have been named to the 2017-18 Little East Conference Winter All-Academic Team.
  • Sarah Sheaffer Captures Award At New England's
    February 23, 2018
    DANBURY, CT - Western Connecticut State University senior Sarah Sheaffer (New Fairfield, CT) was the recipient of the 2018 Senior Diver High Point Award at the New England Intercollegiate Swimming and Diving Association (NEISDA) Division III Championships at the University of Rhode Island last weekend.
  • Women's Swimming & Diving Compete at NEISDA Championships
    February 18, 2018
    KINGSTON, RI - The Western Connecticut State University women's swimming and diving squad recently completed the four-day NEISDA Championships hosted by the University of Rhode Island. See the box score for the full results. The meet concluded on Sunday.
  • Women’s Swim and Dive Captures Sixth Place at LEC Championships
    February 03, 2018
    DARTMOUTH, MA – The Western Connecticut State University women’s swimming and diving squad captured sixth place at the Little East Conference Championships hosted by UMass-Dartmouth on Saturday afternoon. The Colonials return to action for the four-day New England Swimming and Diving Championships (NEISDA) beginning Thursday.
  • WestConn Women's Swimming and Diving Selected To The CSCAA Division III Scholar Teams
    January 29, 2018
    DANBURY, CT - The Western Connecticut State University women's swimming and diving team has been named to the 2017 College Swimming and Diving Coaches Association of America Division III Scholar All-America Team on Monday.
  • Bly and Peet Pace Women's Swim & Dive in Loss to Plymouth, 136-130
    January 28, 2018
    DANBURY, CT - Senior Holly Bly (Watertown, CT) and sophomore Rachel Peet (New Fairfield, CT) each collected victories as the Western Connecticut State University women's swim and dive team fell to visiting Plymouth State, 136-130, on Senior Day at the O'Neill Center Pool on Sunday afternoon. Bly and classmate Sarah Sheaffer (New Fairfield, CT) were honored after the meet. With the loss, the Colonials moved to 3-6 overall while the Panthers improved to 2-7. (Full Story Coming Soon...)
  • Women’s Swim and Dive Edged at Westfield State, 135-101
    January 27, 2018
    WESTFIELD, MA – After sinking both John Jay and the College of New Rochelle in a tri-match on Thursday, the Western Connecticut State University women’s swim and dive squad was edged at Westfield State, 135-101, on Saturday afternoon. With the loss, the Colonials moved to 3-5 overall.
  • Raymond Cswerko Joins WestConn Swimming and Diving Staff
    January 26, 2018
    DANBURY, CT - Former NCAA Champion Raymond Cswerko has been named Assistant Coach for the Western Connecticut State University Men's and Women's Swimming and Diving programs.
  • Women's Swimming & Diving Edges John Jay and Host New Rochelle
    January 25, 2018
    NEW ROCHELLE, NY - The WestConn women's swimming and diving squad improved to 3-5 overall after downing John Jay and host New Rochelle in a dual meet on Thursday night. The pair of victories extends the Colonials' win streak to three.
  • Women's Swimming Claims First Victory, Downing RIC, 147-86
    January 19, 2018
    DANBURY, CT – Sophomores Rachel Peet (New Fairfield, CT) and Olivia Wright (East Hartford, CT) each won three events, while classmate Albertine Rwabukamba (Redding, CT) notched a pair of first place finishes as the Western Connecticut State University women’s swimming and diving team captured its first victory of the season, downing visiting Rhode Island College, 147-86, on Friday evening at the O’Neill Center Pool.
  • Peet and Wright Put Together Stellar Showings as Women’s Swimming and Diving Falls to Hunter, 105-94
    January 13, 2018
    DANBURY, CT – Sophomore Rachel Peet (New Fairfield, CT) notched victories in the 100-yard freestyle and 200-yard breaststroke, while classmate Olivia Wright (East Hartford, CT) earned first-place honors in the 500-yard freestyle as the Western Connecticut State University women’s swimming and diving team fell to visiting Hunter College on Saturday at the O’Neill Center Pool. With the loss, the Colonials dropped to 0-4 overall, while the Hawks improved to 8-2.
  • Colonials Finish Fifth At DIII Connecticut Cup
    December 02, 2017
    MIDDLETOWN, CT - The Western Connecticut State University women's swim team finished in fifth place, with 78 points, at the Division III Connecticut Cup at Wesleyan University on Saturday afternoon.
  • Peet and Sheaffer Lead Charge as Women’s Swimming Falls to St. Joseph, 156.5-118.5
    November 17, 2017
    DANBURY, CT – Sophomore Rachel Peet (New Fairfield, CT) notched a pair of first place finishes, while senior Sarah Sheaffer (New Fairfield, CT) put together a stellar diving performance as the Western Connecticut State University women’s swimming and diving team fell to the visiting University of Saint Joseph (CT), 156.5-118.5, on Friday evening at the O’Neill Center Pool. 
  • Women's Swimming Falls at Eastern, 102-76
    November 10, 2017
    WILLIMANTIC, CT - The Western Connecticut State University women's swimming and diving squad dropped to 0-2 overall following a 102-76 loss at cross-state rival Eastern Connecticut on Friday night at The Sports Center Pool.
  • Peet and Wright Excel as Women’s Swimming Falls to Western New England, 167-99
    November 03, 2017
    DANBURY, CT – Sophomore Rachel Peet (New Fairfield, CT) won two events, while sophomore Oliva Wright (East Hartford, CT) tallied a first-place finish as the Western Connecticut State University women’s swimming and diving team dropped a season-opening decision to visiting Western New England University, 167-99, on Friday night at the O’Neill Center Pool.
  • 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.
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