January 29, 2018 Women’s Swimming Edged by SJC Long Island in Season Finale Sophomores Rebecca Bollmann, Jessica Gnad and Kathryn Cosenza combined for four individual victories as the Bears dropped an 86-78 in a meet that was decided by the final event.
January 25, 2018 Women’s Swimming Cruises Past Brooklyn in Regular Season Finale St. Joseph's took 10 events in their second straight win over their borough foe. Finishing at 6-8-1, the Bears matched the program record for wins in a season.
January 23, 2018 Women’s Swimming Rallies For Tie at Lehman The Bears won six events on the evening with their 27-second triumph in the final 200-yard freestyle relay salvaging a 100-100 tie in a meet they never led.
January 20, 2018 Swimming Wins Four Events at Staten Island Dual Shannon Doherty, Eireann Corbett, and Rebecca Bollman took individual victories in the non-conference dual meet.
January 10, 2018 Swimming Concludes Skyline Slate at USMMA The Bears finish their most successful season since joining the Skyline Conference at 3-4 in league meets.
January 17, 2018 Swimming vs. Brooklyn College Rescheduled to January 24 The meet was originally scheduled for January 4, but postponed due to Winter Storm Grayson
December 4, 2017 Women’s Swimming Rallies to Upend John Jay The Bears only won four events, but victories the opening and closing relay events proved to be the difference in a 46-46 come-from-behind win.
December 2, 2017 Women's Swimming Defeats SJC Long Island in Double Dual Split; Now Stand at .500 in Skyline The Bears notched their first victory over the Golden Eagles since 2013 and earned their third league win of the season.
November 21, 2017 Swimming Collects 11 Event Wins as Women Defeat York Junior Shannon Doherty won three individual events to help the Bears to their second straight victory.
November 18, 2017 Women’s Swimming Notches Second Win in Split With Sarah Lawrence and Old Westbury The Bears won three events in the Skyline Conference double dual meet.
November 12, 2017 Women’s Swimming Falls at Hunter Junior Shannon Doherty collected a victory in the 50 Free and second place in the 100 Free.
November 8, 2017 Skyline Conference Winter-Sport Preseason Polls Released Women's Basketball was predicted to finish in playoff position in sixth place.
November 7, 2017 Women's Swimming Notches First Win in Skyline Double-Dual Split With Purchase and Maritime The Bears opened Skyline Conference action defeating Purchase College, 100-79, but fell to host Maritime, 125-64.
November 6, 2017 Doherty Wins Twice but Women Nipped by New Rochelle in Swimming Tri-Meet Led by junior Shannon Doherty's two individual event wins in the 100 Fly and 500 Free, the Bears collected three event wins in a non-conference double-dual.
October 31, 2017 Swimming Opens Season at Sarah Lawrence Sprint Carnival Led by junior Shannon Doherty's 20 points, the women finished in fourth place out of seven teams.
October 25, 2017 Bears Make Strides For Breast Cancer Research and Prevention Bears student-athletes collectively raised over $5,000 for the American Cancer Society.
September 22, 2017 Swim Team Meeting - Thursday, September 28 1 pm in the Hill Center 3rd Floor Conference Room. For all returning swimmers and all men and women interested in joining the team (all skill levels welcome).
July 11, 2017 Skyline Recognizes 57 Bears on Winter/Spring Academic Honor Roll SJC Brooklyn made up 57 of the 520 student-athletes honored across the league, third most among the league's 12 members and five affiliate members.
June 29, 2017 Bears Continue to Excel in the Classroom and Community in 2016-17 SJC Brooklyn student-athletes averaged a 3.26 GPA last year and contributed nearly 500 hours of community service work in 2016-17
May 16, 2017 Athletic Department Celebrates 2016-17 Season at Annual Awards Banquet The SJC Brooklyn Athletic Department recognized the many accomplishments and accolades over the 2016-17 season.
February 14, 2017 Inaugural Bears Scholar-Athlete Team Honored on Saturday
January 29, 2017 Five Records Fall as Swimming Closes Season at Skyline Championships
January 17, 2017 Doherty Breaks Two Records as Swimming Duels Maritime
January 12, 2017 Swimming Takes Three Events But Dolphins Outpace Bears
January 10, 2017 Women’s Swimming Defeats Mount Saint Vincent to Split Double Dual; USMMA Sweeps Meet
December 7, 2016 Women’s Swimming Breaks Two More Records in First Triumph Over Brooklyn; Kingman Wins Two Events
December 2, 2016 Women’s Swimming Breaks Two Records at Hunter
November 28, 2016 Women’s Swimming Downs John Jay For Second Straight Win
November 19, 2016 Women’s Swimming Notches First Skyline Victory Defeating Old Westbury In Double Dual Split
November 11, 2016 Bollmann Lowers 100 Breast Record, Kingman Wins Twice in Skyline Double Dual at Purchase
November 5, 2016 Three Records Fall as Women’s Swim Splits Double Dual at Patchogue, Men Downed by CNR
October 29, 2016 Bollmann Collects Event Win as Men’s & Women’s Swimming Opens Season at Sarah Lawrence Sprint Carnival
July 21, 2016 SJC Brooklyn Adds Men's Swimming for 2016-17 Season
January 30, 2016 Two More Records Fall on Day Two as Women's Swimming Concludes Inaugural Skyline Season in Sixth
January 29, 2016 Doherty Lowers 50 Free Record as Women's Swimming in Sixth After Day One of Skyline Championships
January 15, 2016 Summers and Minogue Victorious as Lady Bears Swimming Concludes Regular Season at Maritime
December 14, 2015 Summers Sets 1000 Free Record as Women's Swimming Goes Into Break With Comeback Victory Over John Jay
December 8, 2015 O'Neill and Doherty Land on Skyline Honor Roll
November 30, 2015 O'Hara Named Skyline Swimmer of the Week
November 23, 2015 Women's Swimming Lowers Two Records En Route To First Win of Season Over New Rochelle
November 13, 2015 Women's Swimming Sets Three More Records at Mount Saint Mary Double Dual
October 31, 2015 Women's Swimming Opens Season at Sarah Lawrence Sprint Carnival
August 13, 2015 Spotlight: Leticia Salazar, Women's Swimming
July 16, 2015 Spotlight: Jillian O'Hara, Women's Swimming
June 30, 2015 17 Student-Athletes Receive HVIAC Winter/Spring All-Academic Team Honors 17 student-athletes were named to the HVIAC Winter/Spring 2015 All-Academic Team after demonstrating excellence both in the classroom and in the field of play.
February 7, 2015 Women's Swimming Captures HVIAC Invitational Title
January 26, 2015 Winter Storm Forces Postponement of Women's Basketball and Women's Swimming; Hill Center Closes at 4 p.m. Through Tuesday
January 20, 2015 Oldest Lady Bear Record Falls as Women's Swimming Sweeps New Rochelle and Mount Saint Vincent
January 9, 2015 Women's Swimming Downed by John Jay in First Meet of 2015 Freshman Brianna Minogue and junior Jillian O'Hara secured the lone individual wins for the Lady Bears (1-2) in the 100-yard freestyle and 100-yard breaststroke, respectively.
December 20, 2014 Women's Swimming Falls to St. Joseph's (Long Island) in Road Meet
November 22, 2014 Women's Swimming Places Fourth at SUNY Delhi Fall Invitational
November 18, 2014 Welcome to the new SJCBears.com and new mobile app!
November 7, 2014 Women's Swimming Fends Off Old Westbury in Home Opener The Lady Bears (1-0) won eight of 11 events, but the meet came down to the final 200-yard freestyle relay, with the relay of Erin Collins, Victoria Benalcazar, Jillian O'Hara and Victoria Minogue winning by 1.8 seconds.
November 1, 2014 Women's Swimming Opens Season at SLC Sprint Carnival Julia Dineen led the opening 200-yard medley relay team team to a fourth-place finish and captured the highest individual finish placing fifth in the 100-yard backstroke.
September 9, 2014 St. Joseph's College (Brooklyn) To Join Skyline Conference In 2015-16 All 13 intercollegiate varsity sports will join the NCAA Division III affiliated, 10-institution league based in the metropolitan region.
September 3, 2014 Top 10 Moments: #1 – Construction on The Hill Center is Completed The Hill Center is the first new building on the Brooklyn Campus since 1965 and will be the first on-campus athletics venue.
August 26, 2014 Top 10 Moments: #2 – Brooklyn Sweeps Patchogue in East vs. West Tripleheader For the first time in the six-year history of the East vs. West rivalry, the Brooklyn campus swept the Long Island campus.
July 21, 2014 Summer Spotlight: Morgan Summers, Women's Swimming & Softball Get to know some of our student-athletes with our newest summer feature.
July 1, 2014 Twenty Student-Athletes Receive HVIAC Winter/Spring All-Academic Honors Twenty student-athletes were named to the 2014 Winter/Spring HVIAC All-Academic Team after demonstrating excellence both in the classroom and in the field of play.
May 21, 2014 Megafu and McNamee Named Student-Athletes of the Year as Athletic Department Celebrates Awards Night The Athletic Department wrapped up its 2013-14 athletic calendar hosting their Annual Awards Night on Tuesday evening. Men's basketball sophomore Michael Megafu and multi-sport senior Kelly McNamee were named the inaugural Male and Female Student-Athletes of the Year.
March 5, 2014 Eight Swimmers Named to USCAA National All-Academic Team Eight student-athletes from the St. Joseph’s College (Brooklyn) swimming team were honored by the United States Collegiate Athletic Association with National All-Academic Team recognition. In total 14 SJC student-athletes were honored in the winter season.
January 30, 2014 Women's Swimming Concludes Season With Triumph Over HVIAC Foe New Rochelle St. Joseph's defeated HVIAC foe New Rochelle, 102-98, on Wednesday night in a dual meet at the CNR Wellness Center. The Lady Bears were led by Morgan Summers who notched two individual victories.
January 29, 2014 Women's Swimming Gameday: Lady Bears at New Rochelle St. Joseph's (2-6) concludes their 2013-14 season with a matchup against HVIAC foe New Rochelle (2-7) on Wednesday, January 29th at 8 p.m.
January 27, 2014 Trio Earns All-HVIAC Swimming Honors Sophomores Morgan Summers and Jillian O'Hara along with senior Haley Betancourt earned HVIAC All-Conference Team honors as announced yesterday at the HVIAC Invitational Championships.
January 26, 2014 Summers's Double Gold Leads Women's Swimming to HVIAC Invitational Runner-Up Morgan Summers collected the maximum four medals, including individual golds in the 200 IM and 100 Back. Tina Wong, Jillian O'Hara, Erin Collins and Jaclyn Montana earned two medals each.
January 25, 2014 Women's Swimming Meet Day: Lady Bears at HVIAC Invitational St. Joseph's faces Sarah Lawrence and New Rochelle in the HVIAC Invitational at the CNR Wellness Center on Sunday, January 26th at 10 a.m.
January 22, 2014 Games for Today Postponed Due to the snowstorm that hit the metropolitan area, the men's and women's basketball doubleheader at Valley Forge Christian College and the women's swimming dual at The College of New Rochelle have been postponed. No make up dates have been set at this time.
January 17, 2014 Women's Swimming Falls to Sarah Lawrence on Senior Night The Lady Bears (2-6, 0-1 HVIAC) came up short in their 2013-14 home finale dropping a 52-41 decision to Sarah Lawrence (7-1, 2-0 HVIAC). Morgan Summers collected the lone event win for St. Joseph's in the 100-yard backstroke.
January 16, 2014 Women's Swimming Meet Day: Lady Bears vs. Sarah Lawrence St. Joseph's (2-5) returns to action after a month-long break and celebrates Senior Night, hosting HVIAC foe Sarah Lawrence College (6-1) in their final home meet of the season at Brooklyn Technical High School on Friday, January 17th at 7:30 p.m.
December 24, 2013 Sacerio and O'Hara Sweep HVIAC Weekly Accolades Junior Rebecca Sacerio and sophomore Jillian O'Hara were named the HVIAC women's swimming Player of the Week and Rookie of the Week, respectively, after leading the Lady Bears to their first ever triumph over sibling rivals St. Joseph's (L.I.).
December 21, 2013 Women's Swimming Escapes With Win Over Rivals St. Joseph's (L.I.) St. Joseph's defeated sibling rivals St. Joseph's (L.I.), 52-43, on Saturday for their first ever win against the Golden Eagles in the East vs. West showdown. The Lady Bears clinched the win with a triumph by Morgan Summers, Erin Collins, Jaclyn Montana and Rebecca Sacerio in the 200-yard freestyle relay.
December 20, 2013 Women's Swimming Meet Day: Lady Bears vs. St. Joseph's (L.I.) The Lady Bears (1-5) look to pick up their first ever win against St. Joseph's (L.I.) (1-1) in event one of the "East vs. West" Tripleheader at Brooklyn Technical High School at 3 p.m.
December 6, 2013 Women's Swimming Meet Day: Lady Bears vs. Brooklyn St. Joseph's (1-4) looks to rebound from a pair of losses to SUNY Old Westbury and The College of New Rochelle as they take on Brooklyn College (3-5) at Brooklyn Technical High School in their home opener at 7:30 p.m.
December 6, 2013 Women's Swimming Downed by Brooklyn College in Home Opener Erin Collins (50 free) and Tina Wong (500 free) captured individual wins, but the Lady Bears (1-5) dropped a 59-36 decision to borough rivals Brooklyn College.
December 3, 2013 Women's Swimming Swept at Old Westbury Double Dual The Lady Bears (1-4) suffered a 62-32 setback to Old Westbury and a 55-43 setback to New Rochelle on Tuesday night. Tina Wong and Morgan Summers took home the lone event wins for St. Joseph's in the distance events.
November 23, 2013 Women's Swimming Splits Double Dual With Cedar Crest and Cazenovia St. Joseph's earned a split in their double-dual meet on Saturday against Cedar Crest and Cazenovia. The Lady Bears defeated the host Falcons, 55-37, while falling to the Wildcats 51-44. Morgan Summers and Jaclyn Montana led the way for St. Joseph's recording a pair of individual wins.
November 8, 2013 O'Hara Sets Two School Records, But Women's Swimming Falls to Lehman Freshman Jillian O'Hara lowered the record in the 100-yard breaststroke and 100-yard butterfly, but the Lady Bears (0-1) fell to the Lightning, 122-85, on the road on Friday.
November 2, 2013 Women's Swimming Opens Season at SLC Sprint Carnival Morgan Summers paced the Lady Bears to a fifth place finish at the Sarah Lawrence Sprint Carnival, taking second in the 100-yard backstroke and leading the 200-yard medley relay to fourth place and 200-yard freestyle relay to third place.
July 25, 2013 Varsity Sports to Compete in New Hudson Valley Intercollegiate Athletic Conference All 13 SJC varsity sports will now compete under the Hudson Valley Intercollegiate Athletic Conference starting this Fall.
July 2, 2013 Ten Lady Bears Earn HVWAC Winter/Spring All-Academic Honors Haley Betancourt, Erin Collins, Jaclyn Montana and Laura Sonnylal from swimming; Kristin D'Chiutiis and Janie Doran from basketball; Christina Quintana from softball and Teresa Mangan, Danielle Marino and Megan Moran were named to the 2013 HVWAC Winter/Spring All-Academic Team.
June 5, 2013 Eleven Student-Athletes Named to 2013 USCAA National All-Academic Team Raul Urshela and Javier Bosque from men’s volleyball; Victoria LoBosco, Danielle Marino, Teresa Mangan, Krysta Verdone and Patricia Nealon from women’s tennis; and Haley Betancourt, Erin Collins, Jaclyn Montana and Laura Sonnylal from women's swimming were named to the 2013 Non-USCAA Sports National All-Academic Team.
May 31, 2013 Congratulations to the Graduating Student-Athletes from the Class of 2013 The Athletics Department would like to congratulate its student-athletes from the 2013 graduating class.
February 15, 2013 Lady Bears Swimming Defeats Cedar Crest on Senior Night St. Joseph's captured 10-of-11 events to close out their 2012-13 campaign with a 52-29 victory over Cedar Crest on Senior Night. Senior Laura Sonnylal closed out her career with victories in the 50 free and 100 breaststroke. Freshman Morgan Summers collected wins in the 200 IM and 100 backstroke.
February 8, 2013 Senior Nights Rescheduled Due to Winter Storm Due to the effects of the impending winter storm, please take note of the following changes for events scheduled for this weekend. Lady Bears senior night has been postponed. Bears, Dance & Step senior day moved to Sunday at 2 p.m.
February 3, 2013 Lady Bears Swimming Captures Second at HVWAC Championships Freshmen Morgan Summers and Tina Wong collected the maximum four medals each as St. Joseph's finished in second at the Hudson Valley Women's Athletic Conference Championships. Rebecca Sacerio, Laura Sonnylal and Jaclyn Montana also medaled for the Lady Bears.
January 30, 2013 Lady Bears Swimming Levels Record With Sweep of Div. II Post and New Rochelle St. Joseph's (5-5) improved to .500 on the season with a narrow 47-45 victory over Division II Post University and a 69-26 triumph over HVWAC foes New Rochelle. Morgan Summers added a third record to her name in the 500-yard freestyle, lowering the mark by over a half-a-minute.
January 29, 2013 Summers Named HVWAC Swimmer of the Week Freshman Morgan Summers earned Hudson Valley Women's Athletic Conference Swimming Player of the Week after taking home two individual victories and leading her relay to a victory as the Lady Bears beat New Rochelle and lost to John Jay in a double-dual meet on Friday.
January 25, 2013 Lady Bears Split Double Dual With John Jay and New Rochelle The Lady Bears won five events led by freshman Morgan Summers who was victorious in all three events as the St. Joseph's (3-5, 1-1 HVWAC) defeated conference foe New Rochelle, 63-29, and were edged out by John Jay, 48-45, on Friday.
January 19, 2013 Wong and Summers Improve School Records as Lady Bears Swimming Falls to Sarah Lawrence Freshmen Morgan Summers and Tina Wong set three new school records and were the top point producers, but St. Joseph’s (2-4) fell to Hudson Valley Women’s Athletic Conference foes Sarah Lawrence College, 106-79, on Saturday afternoon.
January 4, 2013 Swimming vs. John Jay Cancelled The Lady Bears home swimming dual meet vs. John Jay College has been cancelled and will not be rescheduled. The Lady Bears return to the pool on January 19, 2013 in an HVWAC dual meet against Sarah Lawrence College.
December 10, 2012 Women's Swimming vs. New Rochelle Postponed; Home Meet Added The Hudson Valley Women's Athletic Conference swimming dual vs. the College of New Rochelle scheduled for tomorrow at the CNR Wellness Center has been postponed. No makeup date has been set at this time. A home meet vs. Cedar Crest has been added on Friday, February 8th, 2013.
December 7, 2012 Lady Bears Swimming Edged by St. Joseph’s (L.I.), Defeats Old Westbury The annual sibling rivalry between the Brooklyn and Patchogue saw the Lady Bears lead through eight events and the winner decided by the final event, but Brooklyn dropped a 51-43 decision in the annual East vs. West matchup. The Lady Bears dominated Old Westbury winning all-but-one event to notch a 74-19 victory.
December 4, 2012 Morgan Summers Tabbed HVWAC Rookie of the Week Freshman Morgan Summers was named Hudson Valley Women's Athletic Conference Women's Swimming Rookie of the Week after leading St. Joseph's to their first victory of the season over Lehman producing victories in all three events she swam including setting a new school record in the 200 IM.
November 28, 2012 Lady Bears Swimming Defeats Lehman in Home Opener; Bears Club Swimming Makes Debut The Lady Bears won 10 of 11 events en route to a 72-22 victory over Lehman College in their 2012 home opener at Brooklyn Technical High School. Morgan Summers led the Lady Bears to three wins and set another school record in the 200 yard IM. The men's club team also recorded one win and were edged out by less than a second in two other events.
November 27, 2012 Wong Named HVWAC Swimmer of the Week Freshman Tina Wong was named Hudson Valley Women's Athletic Conference Swimmer of the Week after leading the Lady Bears to three event wins against Brooklyn College.
November 20, 2012 Rookies Set New School Records as Lady Bears Swimming Falls to Brooklyn Tina Wong set new school records in the 200 yard IM and 500 yard freestyle and led the Lady Bears to three event wins and Morgan Summers lowered the record in the 100 yard backstroke, but St. Joseph's (0-2) dropped a 104-84 decision to Brooklyn College
November 17, 2012 Lady Bears Swimming Drops Opener to Notre Dame of Maryland Sophomores Erin Collins and Tiffany Rodriguez finished one-two in the 40 yard free to secure the lone event victory for St. Joseph's (0-1), dropping a a 57-39 decision to the Gators.
November 10, 2012 Swimming Schedule Changes The Lady Bears swimming home opener scheduled for this Tuesday, November 13th vs. John Jay has been rescheduled to Friday, January 4, 2013. The meet vs. Lehman has been switched to Brooklyn Tech and will be the home opener on Wednesday, November 28.
September 18, 2012 Basketball, Softball, Swimming & Wrestling Informational Meetings Mandatory meetings for all men and women interested in participating on the basketball, softball, swimming or wrestling teams will take place this week and next. Read the article for specific dates, times and locations.
April 16, 2012 Eight Named to National Non-USCAA Sport All-Academic Team Seniors Elizabeth Fiorella, Kristen McMaster, Catherine Muldoon, Alison Nunziata, Abigail Verbil, junior Laura Sonnylal, and sophomore Demi Herman of the women's swimming team and senior Maciej Sadowski of the men's volleyball team were named to the USCAA National Non-USCAA Sport Winter All-Academic Team. To date, 16 Bears and Lady Bears have received National All-Academic Honors this season.
February 17, 2012 Lady Bears Swimming Victorious on Senior Night Over New Rochelle The Lady Bears swept all 11 events defeating New Rochelle, 44-26, to give seniors Alison Nunziata, Kristen McMaster, Elizabeth Fiorella, Catherine Muldoon and Abigail Verbil a win in the final meet of their collegiate careers.
February 8, 2012 Fiorella Named HVWAC Swimmer of the Week Senior Elizabeth Fiorella two career-best times against St. Elizabeth earns her first career HVWAC Swimmer of the Week recognition
February 3, 2012 McMaster Named HVWAC Swimmer of the Week Senior Kristen McMaster has been named the Hudson Valley Women’s Athletic Conference Swimmer of the Week for the second time this season and fourth in her career.
February 1, 2012 Records Fall as Women's Swimming Comes From Behind to Defeat St. Elizabeth MORRISTOWN, NJ – The St. Joseph’s College (Brooklyn) women’s swimming team swept the final three events to complete a comeback victory, 52-42, over the College of St. Elizabeth on the road on Wednesday night, avenging a five-point loss to the Eagles just five days ago.
January 29, 2012 McMaster's Three Golds Leads Lady Bears to 2nd Place at HVWAC Championships NEW ROCHELLE, NY – The St. Joseph’s College (Brooklyn) women’s swimming team collected 12 medals and took home a second place finish at the Hudson Valley Women’s Athletic Conference Invitational Championships held at the College of New Rochelle Natatorium on Sunday morning.
January 20, 2012 Lady Bears Swimming Downed by Sarah Lawrence BROOKLYN, NY – The St. Joseph’s College (Brooklyn) women's swimming team took on the defending Hudson Valley Women's Athletic Conference champions, Sarah Lawrence College in their final conference battle of the season. The Gryphons took a large lead at the start, and held on for a 56-39 win.
January 15, 2012 California Dreaming: Lady Bears Compete in the Sunshine State PASADENA, CA – The St. Joseph’s College (Brooklyn) women's swimming team made their first ever trip across the country, competing in a pair of double-dual meets hosted by the California Institute of Technology.
December 10, 2011 Golden Eagles Outlast Lady Bears Swimming BROOKLYN, NY – St. Joseph’s College, Brooklyn and St. Joseph’s College, Long Island swim teams competed Saturday afternoon with the Long Island campus coming out on top, 64-29.
December 3, 2011 Lady Bears Swimming Falls at Home to Notre Dame (Md.) BROOKLYN. NY – The St. Joseph’s College (Brooklyn) women’s swimming team suffered a 53-39 setback to Notre Dame of Maryland University in a non-conference home meet at Brooklyn Technical High School.
November 28, 2011 McMaster Named HVWAC Swimmer of the Week BROOKLYN, NY – For the third time in her career St. Joseph’s College senior Kristen McMaster (Brooklyn, NY/Fontbonne Hall) has been named the Hudson Valley Women’s Athletic Conference Swimmer of the Week.
November 17, 2011 Lady Bears Swimming Falls to Brooklyn in Home Opener BROOKLYN, NY – The St. Joseph’s College women’s swimming team dropped a close 49-46 decision to borough rivals Brooklyn College on Thursday night in their home opener at Brooklyn Technical High School.
November 14, 2011 Lady Bears Swimming: “No Excuses, Just Results” In 2010-2011, it was "No Pool, No Problem". In 2011-2012 it’s "No Excuses, Just Results". St. Joseph’s women’s swim team is filled with mottos, but more importantly is filled with dedicated women, devoted coaches and a drive to succeed.
November 5, 2011 Women's Swimming Opens Season at Sarah Lawrence Sprint Carnival BRONXVILLE, NY – Coming off their first winning season in school history, the St. Joseph’s women’s swim team kicked off their 2011-2012 campaign with a third place finish among five schools at the Sarah Lawrence Sprint Carnival over the weekend.
July 13, 2011 Hudson Valley All-Academic Teams Announced The Hudson Valley Men’s Athletic Conference (HVMAC) and the Hudson Valley Women’s Athletic Conference (HVWAC) released their All-Academic Teams for the Winter/Spring semester. In total, 13 Bears and Lady Bears received All-Academic Team recognition, pushing the total to 18 for the 2010-11 academic year.
June 8, 2011 Nine Named to USCAA All-Academic Team In an announcement made by the conference earlier this week, nine members of St. Joseph’s College have been named to the USCAA All-Academic Team.
February 5, 2011 Lady Bears Take Second Place at Conference Meet Six Lady Bears earned medals Saturday afternoon at the Hudson Valley Women’s Athletic Conference (HVWAC) Invitational. The team took second place honors for the second straight year trailing only Sarah Lawrence in the final team scoring.
February 3, 2011 Reilly Shines on Senior Night as Lady Bears Complete First Winning Season Three members of the St. Joseph’s College women’s swim team competed in the final home meet of their careers. Dashana Payne (Brooklyn, NY/Erasmus), Jenna DeFillippo (Brooklyn, NY/Fontbonne Hall) and Brianne Reilly (Queens, NY/Frank Sinatra) took to the pool one last time at Brooklyn Technical High School, and each played a role in the 49-34 victory over Old Westbury. The win gave the Lady Bears their first winning season (6-5) in program history.
January 23, 2011 Lady Bears Sail Past Mount Saint Vincent The St. Joseph’s College women’s swimming team jumped back into the pool Saturday after being idle for over a month. The team showed little rust however, as they defeated Mount Saint Vincent, 50-36.
January 1, 2011 McMaster Sets School Record, Lady Bears Three Meet Winning Streak Halted The St. Joseph’s College women’s swimming team lost its first meet of the calendar year Sunday afternoon, 129-103, to defending HVWAC champions, Sarah Lawrence. The Lady Bears are now 5-5 on the season and 1-1 in the conference.
December 15, 2010 McMaster and Sonnylal Sweep HVWAC Weekly Accolades After leading the St. Joseph's College women’s swim team to their second win of the season junior Kristen McMaster (Brooklyn, NY/Fontbonne Hall) and sophomore Laura Sonnylal (Richmond Hill, NY/Archbishop Molloy) were named the Hudson Valley Women's Athletic Conference (HVWAC) Swimmer and Rookie of the Week for the week ending December 12, 2010.
December 12, 2010 McMaster and O’Hara Set School Records in Patchogue Double Dual The annual East meets West matchup between St. Joseph’s College Patchogue and St. Joseph’s College Brooklyn kicked off with the women swimming in a tri-match alongside the United States Merchant Marine Academy (USMMA). Kristen McMaster (Brooklyn, NY/Fontbonne Hall) set two season’s bests and established a new school record in the 50 yard freestyle, and Olivia O'Hara (Brooklyn, NY/Fontbonne Hall)broke her own record in the 100 yard backstroke, but it wasn’t enough as the Lady Bears fell to the Patchogue campus 53-39 and USMMA 68-25.
December 9, 2010 Lady Bears Upend St. Elizabeth Junior Kristen McMaster (Brooklyn, NY/Fontbonne Hall) won two events and set two personal bests helping the Lady Bears swim team defeat the St. Elizabeth Eagles 61-49. The Lady Bears took first place in six individual events as well as the 200 yard medley relay.
November 30, 2010 Lady Bears Fall to SUNY Purchase Olivia O'Hara (Brooklyn, NY/Fontbonne Hall) set two season’s bests as the St. Joseph’s College women’s swim team (1-2) lost to Purchase College 77-40. First, in the 200 yard intermediate, O’Hara broke three minutes for the first time this season, finishing in 2:59.28. Later, in the 100 yard backstroke, O’Hara finished second in 1:22.11. She also paced the 200 yard freestyle relay to a first place finish with a time of 2:05.47.
November 23, 2010 Lady Bears Come up Short Against Brooklyn College The Lady Bears swim team put forth a quality effort, but came up short in a meet at Brooklyn College 70-51. St. Joseph’s had four girls and one relay team finish in first place at the meet.
November 19, 2010 Women's Swimming Opens Season With Conference Win The St. Joseph’s College women’s swim team kicked off their second full varsity season with a victory over Hudson Valley Women's Athletic Conference foe, New Rochelle 57-29. In front of a large crowd at Brooklyn Technical High School, the Lady Bears were in charge from start to finish.
April 14, 2010 Fiorella, McMaster, Muldoon, Nunziata and Sadowski Named to USCAA All-Academic Team The USCAA has announced the 2009-2010 Non-USCAA Sport Winter All-Academic Team.
February 23, 2010 Lady Bears Host First Ever Home Meet, Fall to Sarah Lawrence In a historic day for Brooklyn Athletics, the St. Joseph’s College women’s swimming team hosted the program’s first home swim meet on Tuesday night at Brooklyn Technical High School. St. Joseph’s led after the eighth event, but ultimately fell to the Gryphons 77-69.
January 30, 2010 Lady Bears Swimming Edges Mount Saint Vincent With a split second victory in the final 200 freestyle relay event, the St. Joseph’s College women’s swimming team overcame a 22 point deficit and captured their third win of the season defeating the College of Mount Saint Vincent Dolphins, 131-121, in the closest and most exciting meet of the season.
January 20, 2010 Swimming Returns In Peak Form Grounding Eagles After over a one month hiatus, the St. Joseph’s College women’s swimming team resumed their season in peak form, defeating the College of St. Elizabeth 70-52 on Tuesday night. The Lady Bears won nine of the 14 events paced by Kristen McMaster (Brooklyn, NY/Fontbonne Hall) who was perfect in all her individual events.
December 16, 2009 Monaco and McMaster Receive Player of the Week Honors In reports released by the Hudson Valley Men’s and Women’s Athletic Conferences earlier this week, senior guard Lew Monaco was named Men’s Basketball Player of the Week and sophomore Kristen McMaster was named Women’s Swimmer of the Week for action ending December 13, 2009.
December 14, 2009 Lady Bears Swimming Falls to St. Joseph's-LI The St. Joseph's College-Brooklyn women's swimming team lost to their sibling campus in Long Island, 137-111, in non-conference action on Friday evening at Danzi Athletic Center. Sophomore Kristen McMaster (Brooklyn, NY/Fontbonne Hall) paced the Lady Bears placing in all her events.
December 5, 2009 Lady Bears Grab Second at HVWAC Invitational Sophomore co-captain Kristen McMaster (Brooklyn, NY/Fontbonne Hall) medaled in all four events she swam pacing the Lady Bears swim team to a second place finish at the 2009 Hudson Valley Women’s Athletic Conference Invitational held at College of New Rochelle on Friday night.
November 20, 2009 Velez Named HVWAC Swimming Rookie of the Week In reports released earlier this week by the Hudson Valley Women’s Athletic Conference, freshman Nicolle Velez (Brooklyn, NY/Archbishop Molloy) was named HVWAC Rookie of the Week for the week ending November 15th, 2009.
November 16, 2009 Sarah Lawrence Swims Past Lady Bears The St. Joseph’s College women’s swimming team (1-1, 1-1 HVWAC) fell to Sarah Lawrence 132-112 in a Hudson Valley Women’s Athletic Conference dual on Saturday afternoon at the Campbell Recreation Center.
November 9, 2009 Swimming Defeats New Rochelle to Open 2009-10 Season The St. Joseph’s College women’s swimming team (1-0, 1-0 HVWAC) opened their inaugural varsity campaign with a 133-113 conference victory over College of New Rochelle (1-2) at the CNR Wellness Center on Friday evening. Sophomore Kristen McMaster (Brooklyn, NY/Fontbonne Hall) paced the Lady Bears in the win, taking first in three of the four events she swam.
October 22, 2009 Women's Swimming Schedule Released Following the success of their inaugural club season, Frank P. Carbone, Athletic Director, is proud to announce the addition of women’s swimming as the 11th varsity sport for the 2009-2010 season. Head coach Leonard DeVirgilio, returning for his second season, released the schedule today which features 10 meets.
February 6, 2009 Lady Bears Swimming Defeats Old Westbury for First Win in Program’s History In only their third intercollegiate competition, the St. Joseph’s College women’s swimming team captured their first win on Thursday night with a 117-104 victory over SUNY-Old Westbury at the Old Westbury Aquatic Center.
February 3, 2009 Women’s Swimming Competes in Second Intercollegiate Meet Lady Bears swimming continued their inaugural season competing in a double dual meet against St. Joseph’s-LI and Mount Saint Vincent on Sunday afternoon at the Danzi Athletic Center in Patchogue, NY. The Lady Bears lost both matches falling 41-32 to St. Joseph’s-LI and 55-21 to Mount Saint Vincent.
December 12, 2008 Lady Bears Swimming Makes A Splash In First Intercollegiate Competition St. Joseph's College - Brooklyn Athletics achieved yet another historic milestone this year as it competed in its first-ever intercollegiate swimming meet, a double-dual against Sarah Lawrence College and the College of New Rochelle held in Bronxville, NY at Sarah Lawrence College last Saturday. Athletic Director, Frank P. Carbone exclaims, "This is a very exciting day for St. Joseph's College Athletics. We have an extremely talented and dedicated group of young women here and have proven themselves to be competitive in just a short period of time despite the limited resources at our disposal."