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2011-12 Swimming and Diving News

March 11, 2012
CHANG, VAN DEVENTER EARN TRIPS TO NCAA CHAMPIONSHIPS — FIVE TIGERS ALL-SCIAC
LOS ANGELES — Occidental swimmers Caroline Chang (Lilse, Ill.) and Steven Van Deventer (Naperville, Ill.) both earned invitations to the NCAA Division III Swimming and Diving Championships, highlighting a handful of 2012 season honors for the Tigers.

February 20, 2012
CHANG, ROBSON WINNERS AT SCIAC CHAMPIONSHIPS
SOUTHGATE — Caroline Chang (Lisle, Ill.) repeated as the SCIAC champ in the 100 and 200 yard breaststroke, and Jessica Robson (Elk Grove) completed her undefeated season with SCIAC titles in the one-meter and three-meter diving competitions, leading the Occidental College women’s swimming and diving team to a fourth-place finish at the SCIAC Championships.

February 4, 2012
OXY MEN PUT UP GUTSY EFFORT AGAINST SAGEHENS
LOS ANGELES — Motivated by the women’s team chasing history and a desire to send their seniors off in style, the Occidental College men’s swimming and diving team put up their best effort of the season Saturday.

January 28, 2012
OXY SWIM TEAMS EARN IMPORTANT WINS AT CIT
PASADENA — The Occidental College men's and women's swimming and diving teams both earned dual meet wins at Caltech on Wednesday, picking up a pair of points each with one meet left before the SCIAC Championships. The Oxy women won 165-71 and the men 132-96.

January 21, 2012
TIGERS CAN'T TAKE DOWN MANNING'S ALMA MATER
CLAREMONT — In his first trip back to his old stomping grounds wearing orange and black, Occidental College swimming and diving coach Shea Manning came up empty in his quest to upset his alma mater Claremont-Mudd-Scripps. The Oxy men fell 235-53 and the women 203-93.

January 14, 2012
OXY FALLS TO DEEP WHITTIER SQUAD
LOS ANGELES — The Occidental College men’s swimming and diving team couldn’t ride the wave of momentum from its non conference win over Lewis and Clark College earlier in the week into Saturday’s SCIAC dual meet.

January 9, 2012
TIGERS HANDLE LEWIS AND CLARK, EARN FIRST DUAL-MEET WIN
LOS ANGELES — Zachary Condon (Newbury Park), Steven Van Deventer (Naperville, Ill.), Ben Sullivan (La Canada) and Stephen Ratkovich (Castle Rock, Col.) all notched multiple wins and swam a leg on the winning 200 yard medley relay team, leading the Occidental College men’s swimming and diving team to it’s first win of the season, a 164-96 victory over Lewis and Clark College in a swim-only, non-conference meet on Monday.

January 7, 2012
STRONG SWIM SHOWING NOT ENOUGH TO OVERCOME DIVING DEFICIT
LOS ANGELES — If two-time Olympic gold medalist Sammy Lee was still in the pool for the Occidental College men’s swimming and diving team, Saturday’s meet with the University of La Verne may have had a different ending.

December 3, 2011
VAN DEVENTER WINS ANOTHER 200 BREAST IN OXY LOSS
REDLANDS — Steven van Deventer (Naperville, Ill.) won the 200 yard breast stroke for the second day in a row, but the Occidental College men’s swimming and diving team lost to last season’s No. 7 finisher at nationals the University of Redlands on Saturday 181-56.

December 2, 2011
OXY SWIM AND DIVE SPLITS HOME OPENER WITH CLU
LOS ANGELES — With some of the residue from one of windiest days Eagle Rock’s ever seen still left at the bottom of Taylor Pool, the Occidental College men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams swam on, hosting Cal Lutheran University in a dual meet on Friday.

November 22, 2011
STRONG INDIVIDUAL PERFORMANCES PACE TIGERS AT EAGLE INVITE
IRVINE — The Occidental College men's and women's swim teams took advantage of the Orange County Invitational to enhance their repertoire and build on their early season training.

November 13, 2011
TIGERS OPEN SEASON WITH STRONG INDIVIDUAL SWIMS
REDLANDS, Calif. — The Occidental men's and women's swim teams broke the surface for the first time this season on Saturday with a strong early season effort at the Redlands Pentathlon.