Simmons 2017-18 News

  • 22 from Swimming & Diving Named to All NEISDA Academic Team
    April 26, 2018
    WESTON, Mass. -- The Simmons College women's swimming & diving team saw 22 student-athletes named to the 2018 All New England Intercollegiate Swimming & Diving Association Academic Team, it was announced by NEISDA.
  • Williams Named GNAC Swimming & Diving Coach of the Year; Scholand Named Athlete of the Year and Soraghan Tabbed Top Rookie
    April 12, 2018
    WINTHROP, Mass. – Simmons College's Mindy Williams (Hampstead, N.H.) was named the Great Northeast Athletic Conference Women's Swimming & Diving Coach of the Year in addition to sophomore Aine Scholand (Albuquerque, N.M.) being chosen the GNAC Women's Swimming & Diving Athlete of the Year and first year Maria Soraghan (East Hampstead, N.H.) being tabbed the GNAC Women's Swimming & Diving Rookie of the Year, it was announced by the conference. 
  • Scholand Finishes Second at NCAA Championships to Earn First Team All-America Honors
    March 24, 2018
    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- Simmons College sophomore swimmer Aine Scholand (Albuquerque, N.M.) placed second in the 1650-yard freestyle this evening at the NCAA Women's Swimming & Diving Championships at the Indiana University of Pennsylvania Natatorium in Indianapolis, Ind. The second-year student-athlete is the first swimmer in school history to earn First Team All-America accolades.
  • Scholand Places 11th in 500-Freestyle at NCAA Championship Prelims
    March 21, 2018
    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- Simmons College sophomore Aine Scholand (Albuquerque, N.M.) placed 11th at this morning's NCAA Women's Swimming & Diving Championship preliminaries in the 500-yard freestyle at the Indiana University of Pennsylvania Natatorium in Indianapolis, Ind. 
  • Scholand Earns All-America Honorable Mention Status with 11th-Place Effort at NCAA Championships
    March 21, 2018
    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- Simmons College sophomore swimmer Aine Scholand (Albuquerque, N.M.) finished 11th this evening in the 500-yard freestyle at the NCAA Championships at the Indiana University of Pennsylvania Natatorium in Indianapolis, Ind. to become the first swimmer in school history to earn All-America Honorable Mention honors.
  • NCAA Bound! Scholand Set for NCAA Swimming & Diving Championships!
    March 20, 2018
    BOSTON, Mass. -- Aine Scholand (Albuquerque, N.M.) will compete at the NCAA Women's Swimming & Diving Championships on March 21-24 at the Indiana University Natatorium in Indianapolis, Ind.
  • Williams Named NEISDA Coach of the Year; Scholand Named Swimmer of the Meet
    February 26, 2018
    WESTON, Mass. – Simmons College’s Mindy Williams (Hampstead, N.H.) was named the New England Intercollegiate Swimming & Diving Association Women’s Charles Silvia Coach of the Year, while sophomore Aine Scholand (Albuquerque, N.M.) was selected the Bruce Hutchinson Women’s Swimmer of the Meet, following the NEISDA Championship on February 15-18 in Kingston, R.I. at host University of Rhode Island, it was announced by the organization. 
  • Swimming & Diving Places 13th at ECAC Open Championship
    February 25, 2018
    PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- The Simmons College women's swimming & diving team wrapped up the third day of competition and placed 13th at the Eastern College Athletic Conference Championship at the Rutgers Aquatics Center on the campus of host Rutgers University in Piscataway, N.J.
  • Swimming & Diving Places Seventh in 800-Freestyle Relay on Day Two of ECAC Open Championship
    February 24, 2018
    PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- The Simmons College women's swimming & diving team's 800-yard freestyle relay finished seventh this evening at the Eastern College Athletic Conference Open Swimming & Diving Championship at the Rutgers Aquatics Center on the campus of host Rutgers University in Piscataway, N.J. 
  • Swimming & Diving to Compete at ECAC Open Championship
    February 23, 2018
    BOSTON, Mass. -- For the fourth consecutive year, the Simmons College women's swimming & diving team will compete at the Eastern College Athletic Conference Swimming & Diving Open Championship, hosted by Rutgers University in New Brunswick, N.J. at the Rutgers Aquatics Center from February 23-25.
  • Swimming & Diving In 12th Place after Day One of ECAC Open Championship
    February 23, 2018
    PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- The Simmons College women's swimming & diving team scored points in three events to sit in 12th place following the first day of competition at the Eastern College Athletic Conference Championship at the Rutgers Aquatic Center on the campus of Rutgers University in Piscataway, N.J. 
  • Soraghan Named GNAC Swimming & Diving Rookie of the Week for Sixth Time
    February 19, 2018
    WINTHROP, Mass. – Simmons College’s Maria Soraghan (East Hampstead, N.H.) was named the Great Northeast Athletic Conference Women’s Swimming & Diving Rookie of the week for the week of February 12-18, it was announced today by the league.
  • Scholand Named GNAC Women's Swimming & Diving Athlete of the Week for Third Time
    February 19, 2018
    WINTHROP, Mass. – Simmons College’s Aine Scholand (Albuquerque, N.M.) was named the Great Northeast Athletic Conference Women’s Swimming & Diving Athlete of the Week for the week of February 12-18, it was announced today by the league. 
  • Giraldi, Leedham Break School Records;Swimming & Diving Sends 12 to Day Four's NEISDA Championship Final
    February 18, 2018
    KINGSTON, R.I. -- Senior Natalie Giraldi (Bedford, N.H.) and first year Anna Leedham (Lowell, Mass.) each broke a school record and the Simmons College women's swimming & diving team saw 12 swimmers advance to the New England Intercollegiate Swimming & Diving Association Championship Final following the preliminaries on Day Four this morning at the Tootell Aquatics Center on the campus of host University of Rhode Island in Kingston, R.I.
  • Swimming & Diving Wins 2018 NEISDA Championship; Scholand Named Swimmer of the Meet
    February 18, 2018
    KINGSTON, R.I. -- Sophomore Aine Scholand (Albuquerque, N.M.) broke her third meet and school record in as many days and was named the Swimmer of the Meet in leading the Simmons College women's swimming & diving team to its first-ever New England Intercollegiate Swimming & Diving Association Championship this evening at the Tootell Aquatics Center on the campus of host University of Rhode Island in Kingston, R.I.
  • Scholand Breaks Another NEISDA/School Record; Swimming & Diving Sends Eight to Day Three Finals
    February 17, 2018
    KINGSTON, R.I. -- Sophomore Aine Scholand (Albuquerque, N.M.) obliterated the New England Intercollegiate Swimming & Diving Association and Simmons College school record for the 1000-yard freestyle to lead the women's swimming & diving team on Day Three of the NEISDA Championship at the Tootell Aquatics Center on the campus of host University of Rhode Island in Kingston, R.I.
  • Soraghan Leads Swimming & Diving in Day 3 Finals of NEISDA Championship;Sharks Hold 2nd Place
    February 17, 2018
    KINGSTON, R.I. -- First year Maria Soraghan (East Hampstead, N.H.) won the 200-yard freestyle final to lead the Simmons College women's swimming & diving team this evening on Day Three of the New England Intercollegiate Swimming & Diving Championship at the Tootell Aquatics Center on the campus of host University of Rhode Island in Kingston, R.I.
  • Erichsen, Morris Break School Records, 11 Advance to Day Two NEISDA Championship Finals
    February 16, 2018
    KINGSTON, R.I. -- Two Simmons College women's swimming & diving records fell and 11 swimmers and a pair of relays teams qualified to compete in tonight's finals on Day Two of the New England Intercollegiate Swimming & Diving Association Championship at the Tootell Aquatics Center on the campus of host University of Rhode Island in Kingston, R.I.
  • Swimming & Diving in Second after Day Two at NEISDA; Scholand Breaks Meet & School Record in 500 Free
    February 16, 2018
    KINGSTON, R.I. -- Sophomore Aine Scholand (Albuquerque, N.M.) broke both the school and meet record in the 500-yard freestyle to help the Simmons College women's swimming & diving team to a second-place showing after the second day of the New England Intercollegiate Swimming & Diving Championship at the Tootell Aquatics Center on the campus of host University of Rhode Island in Kingston, R.I.
  • Swimming & Diving In Pursuit of NEISDA Championship
    February 15, 2018
    BOSTON, Mass. -- The Simmons College women's swimming & diving squad will compete in the four-day New England Intercollegiate Swimming & Diving Association Championship on Thursday, February 15 at host University of Rhode Island's Tootell Aquatics Center in Kingston, R.I.
  • Swimming & Diving Wins 800-Freestyle Relay and Breaks Pool Record to Open NEISDA Championship
    February 15, 2018
    KINGSTON, R.I. -- The Simmons College women's swimming & diving team won the 800-yard freestyle relay and broke the pool record to open the New England Intercollegiate Swimming & Diving Championship at the Tootell Aquatics Center on the campus of host University of Rhode Island in Kingston, R.I.
  • Soraghan Named GNAC Swimming & Diving Rookie of the Week for Fifth Time
    February 05, 2018
    WINTHROP, Mass. – Simmons College’s Maria Soraghan (East Hampstead, N.H.) was named the Great Northeast Athletic Conference Women’s Swimming & Diving Rookie of the Week for the week of January 29 to February 4, it was announced today by the league. 
  • Simpson Named GNAC Women's Swimming & Diving Athlete of the Week
    February 05, 2018
    WINTHROP, Mass. – Simmons College’s Laura Simpson (Perkiomenville, Pa.) was named the Great Northeast Athletic Conference Women’s Swimming & Diving Athlete of the Week for the week of January 29 to February 4, it was announced today by the league. 
  • Simpson Leads Swimming & Diving to 212-88 Win at Mount Holyoke
    February 03, 2018
    SOUTH HADLEY, Mass. -- Junior Laura Simpson (Perkiomenville, Pa.) on all three events that she entered to lead the Simmons College women's swimming & diving team to a 212-88 victory over host Mount Holyoke College this afternoon in South Hadley, Mass. The Sharks finish their dual-meet season with an 11-2 record, while the Lyons fall to 2-7.
  • Swimming & Diving Earns CSCAA Scholar All-America Honors for Fall 2017
    January 29, 2018
    NORFOLK, Va. – The Simmons College women's swimming & diving team was named a Scholar All-America Team by the College Swimming Coaches Association of America, it was announced today by the organization. 
  • Soraghan Named GNAC Swimming & Diving Rookie of the Week for Fourth Time
    January 22, 2018
    WINTHROP, Mass. – Simmons College’s Maria Soraghan (East Hampstead, N.H.) was named the Great Northeast Athletic Conference Women’s Swimming & Diving Rookie of the Week for the week of January 15-21, it was announced today by the league. 
  • Swimming & Diving Defeats St. Joseph's (Maine) (211.5-40.5) and Western New England (199-62)
    January 20, 2018
    STANDISH, Maine - The Simmons College women's swimming & diving team won all 14 events in a double-dual meet sweep over host Saint Joseph's College (Maine), 211.5-40.5, and Western New England University, 199-62, this afternoon in Standish, Maine. The Sharks have beaten seven straight opponents and improve to 10-2 on the season to finish with double-digit victories for the fifth straight year. Western New England defeated Saint Joseph's, 169-75, and is now 4-4 on the year, while Saint Joseph's falls to 3-9.
  • Bartlett Named GNAC Women's Swimming & Diving Rookie of the Week
    January 15, 2018
    WINTHROP, Mass. – Simmons College’s Elizabeth Bartlett (Richmond, Mass.) was named the Great Northeast Athletic Conference Women’s Swimming & Diving Rookie of the Week for the week of January 8-14, it was announced today by the league. 
  • Swimming & Diving Sweeps Regis (Mass.) (209-83) and Colby-Sawyer (233-35)
    January 13, 2018
    BOSTON, Mass. – The Simmons College women’s swimming & diving team won 13 of 16 events outright and took the top three spots in five events to earn a sweep over visiting Regis (Mass.), 209-83, and Colby-Sawyer College, 233-35, this morning at the Holmes Sports Center Natatorium in Boston, Mass. The Regis men scored a 133-63 victory over Colby-Sawyer, while the women earned a 180-64 win over Colby-Sawyer. The Sharks improve to 8-2 on the season, while Regis women are now 4-4 and the Colby-Sawyer women fall to 5-6. The Regis men improve to 3-3 and Colby-Sawyer dips to 0-7.
  • Soraghan Named GNAC Swimming & Diving Rookie of the Week for Third Time
    January 08, 2018
    WINTHROP, Mass. – Simmons College’s Maria Soraghan (East Hampstead, N.H.) was named the Great Northeast Athletic Conference Women’s Swimming & Diving Rookie of the Week for the week of January 1-7, it was announced today by the league. 
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