2016-17 Swimming News

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    March 01, 2017
    Allen Claims Second Vixen of the Month Crown Sweet Briar, Va.- For the second month in a row, Sweet Briar first-year swimmer Taylor Allen has been named the athletic department's Vixen of the Month.
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    February 16, 2017
    2017 Athletics and Riding Hall of Fame Inductees Announced Sweet Briar's Athletics and Riding programs are excited to announce this year's inductees for the Hall of Fame. These alumnae bring pride and recognition to the College through their achievements at Sweet Briar, professional accomplishments, and ongoing support of their alma mater.
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    February 12, 2017
    SBC Claims Sixth At 2017 ODAC Championships GREENSBORO, N.C.- The 2017 ODAC Championships have come to a close and the Sweet Briar College swim team finished sixth overall with 183 points.
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    February 11, 2017
    Allen's Record Night Leads SBC At Conference Championships GREENSBORO, N.C.- Taylor Allen's record setting night set the pace for Sweet Briar College on the second day of the ODAC Swimming Championships. With two-thirds of the competition complete, SBC sits in sixth place with 122 points.
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    February 10, 2017
    SBC Sits Sixth After Day One Of ODAC Championships GREENSBORO, N.C.- After the first day of the 2017 ODAC Swimming Championships, Sweet Briar College sits in sixth place with 58 points. SBC is just one point behind rival Hollins University and eight points clear of seventh-place Guilford College.
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    February 07, 2017
    Sweet Briar College Names Meredith Woo As Next President Sweet Briar College today announced the appointment of noted scholar, liberal arts advocate, experienced administrator and global leader for women’s education Meredith Woo as the College’s 13th president. She will succeed Phillip C. Stone, who will retire in May 2017.
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    January 31, 2017
    Allen Named January Vixen Of The Month SWEET BRIAR, Va.- First-year swimmer Taylor Allen has been selected as the January Vixen of the Month by the Sweet Briar College athletics department.
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    January 27, 2017
    Swim Concludes Regular Season With A Victory Over Ferrum FERRUM, Va.- In its final tuneup before the Old Dominion Athletic Conference Championships, the Sweet Briar College swim team took down conference opponent Ferrum College, 93-68.
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    January 25, 2017
    SBC Swimming Named Scholar All-America Team The College Swimming Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) announced its Scholar All-America teams for the 2016 fall semester and once again, the Sweet Briar College swim team has made the list.
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    January 20, 2017
    Sweet Briar Swimming Takes On Bridgewater For the second week in a row, the Sweet Briar College swim team was in the pool for a conference dual meet. SBC spent Friday evening at Bridgewater College, where the host Eagles out swam the Vixens to a 110-67 team victory.
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    January 17, 2017
    Allen Named to ODAC Week 19 Honor Roll With a strong showing in Sweet Briar's double dual victory over Greensboro and UNC-Pembroke on Saturday, first-year Taylor Allen has been named to the Old Dominion Athletic Conference Weekly Honor Roll.
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    January 14, 2017
    SBC Shines in Double Dual GREENSBORO, N.C.- Fresh off its winter training trip, the Sweet Briar College swim team took to the pool Saturday afternoon and came away victorious in both duals. They took down the host, Greensboro College, 97-53, and UNC-Pembroke, 96-68.
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    January 12, 2017
    Sweet Swimming Reflects on Annual Training Trip The Sweet Briar College swim team has returned from their annual winter training trip in Delray Beach, Fla, where the team spent a week doing intense, twice-daily pool workouts.
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    January 05, 2017
    Swim Team Departs For Annual Training Trip The Sweet Briar College swim team will be spending a week in Florida for its annual winter training trip, beginning on Thursday, Jan. 5.
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    December 03, 2016
    SBC Swim Cruises Past Greensboro SWEET BRIAR, Va. - It was Senior Day for the Sweet Briar College swim team as they hosted Greensboro College on Saturday afternoon. The Vixens sent lone senior Mary McDevitt out on a high note as they downed The Pride, 91-66.
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    November 16, 2016
    SAAC and Chaplain's Office Hosting Holiday Gift Drive The Sweet Briar SAAC and Chaplain's Office are once again joining forces to provide gifts for local children in need this holiday season. In the FAC lobby is an angel tree with information on different children at Miriam's House, a shelter serving homeless single women or mothers and their children in Lynchburg.
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    November 09, 2016
    Swimming Splits Wednesday Night Dual SWEET BRIAR, Va.- The Sweet Briar College swimming team took to its home pool for the third time in six days when they hosted Ferrum College and the Virginia Military Institute on Wednesday night.
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    November 09, 2016
    Swimming Splits Wednesday Night Duals SWEET BRIAR, Va.- The Sweet Briar College swimming team took to its home pool for the third time in six days when they hosted Ferrum College and the Virginia Military Institute on Wednesday night.
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    November 05, 2016
    Women's Colleges Come Together For Double Dual At Sweet Briar SWEET BRIAR, Va.- On Saturday afternoon, the Sweet Briar College swim team hosted a double-dual meet against fellow women's colleges, Hollins University and Cedar Crest College.
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    November 04, 2016
    Sweet Swimming Opens Home Campaign Against Bridgewater SWEET BRIAR, Va.- Friday night marked the home opener for the Sweet Briar College swim team as they hosted Bridgewater College. The Eagles won the conference dual, 139-52.
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    October 22, 2016
    Vixen Swim Travels to DC For Dual With Gallaudet WASHINGTON D.C.- The Sweet Briar College swimming team traveled to our nation's capital for a dual match with Gallaudet University on Saturday afternoon. The Vixens hung tough throughout the day, but the host Bison prevailed, winning 108-87.
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    October 15, 2016
    Sweet Swimming Takes On The ODAC Relays LEXINGTON, Va.- The Sweet Briar College swim team spent Saturday at Washington & Lee University for the 2016 ODAC Relays.
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    October 14, 2016
    Old Dominion Athletic Conference Celebrates 40 Years FOREST, Va. --- The conclusion of the 2015-16 athletic seasons etched 40 years of competition in the ODAC into the history books. In celebration of the accomplishments of conference member teams, coaches, and athletes, the ODAC will feature key milestones throughout the first 40 years of the conference.
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    October 08, 2016
    Swimming Concludes Women's College Invite SPARTANBURG, S.C.- The Women's College Invitational hosted by Converse College came to a close on Saturday with a full day of swimming.
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    October 07, 2016
    Vixen Swim Opens Season at Converse College Invite SPARTANBURG S.C.- Day one of the Women's College Invitational hosted by Converse College got underway on Friday evening.
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    October 06, 2016
    Vixen Swimming Prepared For Upcoming Season The Sweet Briar College swim team is gearing up to get its season underway as the Vixens will hit the pool this weekend at the Converse College Women's Invitational.