2016-17 Swimming News

  • SBC Swimming Named Scholar All-America Team
    June 22, 2017
    For the first time in the 95-year history of the College Swimming & Diving Coaches Association of America (CSCAA), more than 700 teams have received Scholar All-America recognition. Included on the list was Sweet Briar's swim team.
  • Standout Vixen Athletes Honored at Annual Banquet
    May 04, 2017
    The annual Sweet Briar College athletics awards banquet was held on Wednesday, May 3, in Prothro Dining Hall. The department presented its seven major awards along with varsity letters and individual team awards.
  • Sweet Briar Breaks Ground On New Tennis Courts
    April 17, 2017
    SWEET BRIAR, Va. — Sweet Briar College this month broke ground on a renovation of its home tennis courts. The College anticipates completing the project by the end of May — just in time for Reunion and summer tennis camps.
  • Allen Claims Second Vixen of the Month Crown
    March 01, 2017
    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.
  • 2017 Athletics and Riding Hall of Fame Inductees Announced
    February 16, 2017
    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.
  • SBC Claims Sixth At 2017 ODAC Championships
    February 12, 2017
    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.
  • Allen's Record Night Leads SBC At Conference Championships
    February 11, 2017
    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.
  • SBC Sits Sixth After Day One Of ODAC Championships
    February 10, 2017
    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.
  • Sweet Briar College Names Meredith Woo As Next President
    February 07, 2017
    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.
  • Allen Named January Vixen Of The Month
    January 31, 2017
    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.
  • Swim Concludes Regular Season With A Victory Over Ferrum
    January 27, 2017
    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.
  • SBC Swimming Named Scholar All-America Team
    January 25, 2017
    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.
  • Sweet Briar Swimming Takes On Bridgewater
    January 20, 2017
    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.
  • Allen Named to ODAC Week 19 Honor Roll
    January 17, 2017
    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.
  • SBC Shines in Double Dual
    January 14, 2017
    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.
  • Sweet Swimming Reflects on Annual Training Trip
    January 12, 2017
    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.
  • Swim Team Departs For Annual Training Trip
    January 05, 2017
    The Sweet Briar College swim team will be spending a week in Florida for its annual winter training trip, beginning on Thursday, Jan. 5.
  • SBC Swim Cruises Past Greensboro
    December 03, 2016
    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.
  • SAAC and Chaplain's Office Hosting Holiday Gift Drive
    November 16, 2016
    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.
  • Swimming Splits Wednesday Night Dual
    November 09, 2016
    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.
  • Swimming Splits Wednesday Night Duals
    November 09, 2016
    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.
  • Women's Colleges Come Together For Double Dual At Sweet Briar
    November 05, 2016
    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.
  • Sweet Swimming Opens Home Campaign Against Bridgewater
    November 04, 2016
    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.
  • Vixen Swim Travels to DC For Dual With Gallaudet
    October 22, 2016
    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.
  • Sweet Swimming Takes On The ODAC Relays
    October 15, 2016
    LEXINGTON, Va.- The Sweet Briar College swim team spent Saturday at Washington & Lee University for the 2016 ODAC Relays.
  • Old Dominion Athletic Conference Celebrates 40 Years
    October 14, 2016
    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.
  • Swimming Concludes Women's College Invite
    October 08, 2016
    SPARTANBURG, S.C.- The Women's College Invitational hosted by Converse College came to a close on Saturday with a full day of swimming.
  • Vixen Swim Opens Season at Converse College Invite
    October 07, 2016
    SPARTANBURG S.C.- Day one of the Women's College Invitational hosted by Converse College got underway on Friday evening.
  • Vixen Swimming Prepared For Upcoming Season
    October 06, 2016
    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.