Bittersweet end for a Seton Hall swimming success
Mar27

Bittersweet end for a Seton Hall swimming success

Courtney McCardle has enjoyed a decorated four-year career at Seton Hall and finished her last races for the Pirates’ swimming and diving team with her named etched in the record books. A New York State Section IX 100-breast champion and record holder coming out of high school, McCardle loved the proximity of Seton Hall to her hometown of Hurley, New York. Crediting her family for being there for all her home swim meets, she used the...

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Bittersweet career end for one of Seton Hall’s swimming successes
Mar11

Bittersweet career end for one of Seton Hall’s swimming successes

Courtney McCardle has enjoyed a very decorated four-year career at Seton Hall and finished her last races for the Pirates’ swimming and diving team with her named etched in the record books. A New York State Section IX 100-breast champion and record holder coming out of high school, McCardle loved the proximity of Seton Hall to her hometown of Hurley, New York. Crediting her family for being there for all her home swim meets, she used...

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Departing swimmers reflect on time at Seton Hall
Feb14

Departing swimmers reflect on time at Seton Hall

The Big East Championship is only a few days away for the Seton Hall men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams, and for some, it will be their last time competing in it. With a combined nine seniors set to depart after this season, this year’s championship will be an emotional meet for the Pirates. For the men, it provides them with the opportunity to win a third consecutive Big East Championship and their second under coach Derek...

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LaClair, Dickson shine as swim team overwhelms Saint Peter’s
Jan27

LaClair, Dickson shine as swim team overwhelms Saint Peter’s

On Jan. 25, the Seton Hall men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams each came away with dominating victories over Saint Peter’s University. The men’s team defeated the Peacocks by a combined score of 192-91, and the women’s team also won in blowout fashion, 180-71. In the victory, the Pirates swept the top three or four spots in many events and were rarely beaten by Peacock swimmers. Head coach Derek Sapp was impressed with his...

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Swimming and diving victorious in showdown with Monmouth
Jan19

Swimming and diving victorious in showdown with Monmouth

The Seton Hall men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams each came home with a victory at Monmouth on Jan. 17. The two scores were similar, as the men’s team won, 147-87, and the women’s team won, 146-93. In the women’s 200-yard medley, Theresa Hutton finished with the best individual time of 27.90. She also won the 100-yard freestyle with a time of 55.35. The women’s team came in second place in the team standings, though,...

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Seton Hall honors revered swimmer with memorial scholarship
Nov28

Seton Hall honors revered swimmer with memorial scholarship

She was everything what you wanted out of a student-athlete. Someone who was able to carry and represent the characteristics of an athletic program with dignity both during the season and the offseason. But above all she was an unforgettable person with an unforgettable personality. Maran Lougheed graduated from Seton Hall in 2002 as a student and a swimmer, and she eventually advanced her medical career to the point where she was...

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Joe Gibson hitting his stride for men’s swimming and diving
Nov14

Joe Gibson hitting his stride for men’s swimming and diving

As the Seton Hall men’s swimming and diving team fought its way back to an even record with a home win over Towson, Joe Gibson saw his name appear in the first place slot three times in his most dominant performance of the year. Gibson is easily acclimating himself within the swim team roster after transferring from the University of Illinois at Chicago. The transition has been seamless, as head coach Derek Sapp has used Gibson in a...

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Pirates see mixed results at Towson meet
Nov05

Pirates see mixed results at Towson meet

This past Saturday, the Seton Hall swimming and diving teams went up against Towson at Family, Friends and Alumni Day. The two squads saw mixed results, as the men’s team won, 162.5-134.5, but the women’s team lost, 197-103. Prior to the meet, Seton Hall honored the late Maran Lougheed, a Pirate swimming alumnus who tragically passed away this past summer. The Pirate Blue Athletic Fund announced that the university will be launching a...

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Upperclassmen optimistic for season in the pool
Oct25

Upperclassmen optimistic for season in the pool

The Seton Hall women’s swimming team got off to a quick start in the 2018-19 season, recording wins over Rider University and Montclair State University. However, the team left the trip to Montclair with much more than just a win, with the Pirates setting three pool records. A dominating race by the 200-medley relay team set the tone for the day with a record time of 1:49.88. Shortly after, Heidi Dickson kept it going by winning the...

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Swimming and diving finds mixed results at WVU Tri-Meet
Oct22

Swimming and diving finds mixed results at WVU Tri-Meet

The Seton Hall men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams came home with mixed results after the WVU Tri-Meet this past weekend. The men’s team defeated Xavier, 168-119, but fell to host West Virginia, 235-64, whereas the women’s team lost to both Xavier, 176-111, and West Virginia, 217-82. Despite being on the losing end in three of the four matches, many Seton Hall swimmers found individual success at the meet. On the men’s side,...

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Upperclassmen optimistic for season in the pool
Oct18

Upperclassmen optimistic for season in the pool

Josh Tosoni and Dakota Williams each swam to record breaking finishes in the first swim meet of the season for Seton Hall, as the team took home many first and second place finishes at Rider University despite falling in the match. Tosoni spoke highly on his expectations on the season for the back-to-back Big East champions. “Right now, in the fall, we’re trying to get in all the work we can,” Tosoni said. “Dual meets don’t matter...

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Family aspect of swimming and diving helps provide a successful foundation
Oct18

Family aspect of swimming and diving helps provide a successful foundation

In the top-tier collegiate swimming and diving world, Seton Hall is a known commodity. Last season, the men’s team was able to repeat as Big East champions, capturing its second conference title in program history and earning 11 All-Big East selections in the process. The women’s team also had its highest finish in history, placing third in the conference while receiving nine All-Big East selections. The trend for both teams continues...

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