2011-12 Swimming News
June 5, 2012
Buck Named First Team Academic All-American
Rory Buck has been named a First Team honoree on the 2012 Capital One Academic All-America Division III Men’s At-Large Team.
May 22, 2012
Buck Named to Academic All-District Team
Rory Buck has been named to the 2011-12 Capital One CoSIDA Academic All-District 8 Men's At-Large Team for NCAA Division III for the third year in a row.
May 9, 2012
Whitworth Announces 2011-12 Senior Award Recipients
Three of the best student-athletes ever to don a Whitworth uniform in their respective sports will be honored as Pirate senior award winners for 2011-12.
April 20, 2012
Buck Finishes Third in Final Event at SA Nationals
Rory Buck finished in third place in the championship finals of the 200-meter breaststroke at the South African Aquatics Championships on Friday.
April 17, 2012
Buck Takes 4th in 100 Breaststroke at SA Nationals
Whitworth senior Rory Buck finished in fourth place in the championship finals of the 100-meter breaststroke at the South African Aquatics Championships on Tuesday evening.
April 11, 2012
Buck Set for Final Push at 2012 Olympics
Rory Buck will make his final push toward qualifying for the 2012 London Olympics at next week's South African Aquatic Nationals.
March 24, 2012
Buck Wins Again at NCAA Championships
Rory Buck concluded his brilliant Whitworth swimming career with his fourth NCAA DIII individual championship on Saturday evening.
March 23, 2012
Buck Defends His NCAA Title in 100 Breaststroke
Rory Buck defended his title in the 100-yard breaststroke on Friday night at the NCAA Division III Swimming and Diving Championships.
March 22, 2012
Men's Medley Relay Takes 11th at NCAA Championships
The Whitworth men finished in 11th place in the 400-yard medley relay on Thursday night at the NCAA Division III Swimming and Diving Championships.
March 21, 2012
Pirate Men Finish 13th in 200 Medley Relay
The Whitworth men’s 200-yard medley relay finished in 13th place on Wednesday during the first day of competition at the 2012 NCAA Division III Swimming and Diving Championships.
March 1, 2012
Five Pirates Headed to NCAA Swimming Championships
Five Whitworth Pirates are headed to the 2012 NCAA Division III Men’s and Women’s Swimming Championships which will take place March 21-24 in Indianapolis, Indiana.
February 12, 2012
Whitworth Men Win 10th Straight NWC Swim Title
Wes Walton and Rory Buck each won events as the Pirate men rolled to their tenth straight Northwest Conference swimming championship.
February 11, 2012
Duvall Sparks Whit Women; Pirate Teams Still Lead
Kate Duvall’s surprise victory in the 100-yard backstroke during the second evening of finals on Saturday night at the King County Aquatic Center may prove crucial.
February 10, 2012
Whitworth Teams Lead at NWC Swimming Championships
– The Whitworth men’s and women’s swimming teams each took leads of greater than 100 points on Friday after the first night of competition a the 2012 Northwest Conference Championships being held at the King County Aquatic Center.
February 6, 2012
Pirates Ready to Defend NWC Swimming Titles
The Whitworth swimming teams are headed to Federal Way, Washington this week for the 2012 Northwest Conference Championships at the King County Aquatic Center.
January 28, 2012
Whitworth Sweeps Double Dual to Extend NWC Winning Streaks
The Whitworth men and women kept alive their long NWC dual meet winning streaks with victories over Puget Sound and Whitman on Saturday.
January 25, 2012
Whitworth Hosts Swimming Clash of Unbeatens
The three best swimming teams in the Northwest Conference will clash in a double-dual meet on Saturday afternoon at the Whitworth Aquatic Center.
January 20, 2012
Weekend Meets Cancelled Due to Weather
Both of this weekend's swimming dual meets have been cancelled due to dangerous travel conditions.
January 14, 2012
Pirate Swimmers Sprint Past Linfield
The Whitworth University men won all 11 events for the second day in a row and the Pirate women won nine of the 11 events in a Northwest Conference dual meet sweep at Linfield College on Saturday afternoon.
January 13, 2012
Whitworth Teams Dominate at Willamette
Whitworth’s superior depth and speed led the visiting Pirates to a pair of easy swimming dual meet victories on Friday night at Willamette University.
December 4, 2011
Pirate Swimmers Finish 9th at Husky Invite
Whitworth moved up to ninth place in the final standings at the 2011 Husky Invitational on Sunday at the King County Aquatic Center.
December 3, 2011
Whitworth in 10th Place at Husky Invitational
Whitworth is in 10th place in the combined team score following the second of three days of competition at the Husky Invitational at the King County Aquatic Center.
December 2, 2011
Whitworth Performs Well on Day One at Husky Invite
Oliver Durand had Whitworth's best individual finish on the first day of the 2011 Husky Invitational Friday evening at the King County Aquatic Center.
November 19, 2011
Whitworth Teams Win at Northwest Invitational
Aaron Vaccaro won three individual events for the Whitworth men's swimming team and the Pirate women swept all five relay events as both teams finished first at the Northwest Invitational on Friday and Saturday at Linfield College.
November 12, 2011
Pirates Win All 22 Events vs. Lewis & Clark
Rory Buck posted an NCAA Division III qualifying time for the second straight day, while Kate Duvall and Nicole Lecoq each won a pair of events for the Whitworth women as the Pirate swimming teams swept a pair of Northwest Conference dual meets from visiting Lewis & Clark on Saturday afternoon.
November 11, 2011
Buck's Record Highlights Pirate Sweep of Pacific
Rory Buck shattered his own Whitworth Aquatic Center record and automatically qualified for the 2012 NCAA Division III Championships in the 200-yard breaststroke to lead the Pirates to a sweep of visiting Pacific in a pair of Northwest Conference dual meets on Friday night.
October 26, 2011
Whitworth Swimmers Ready to Defend NWC Titles
No other men's sport at Whitworth has ever accomplished what the Pirate swimming team has done over the last decade. And the Whitworth women's swimming team can also stake its own claim to being the most successful female Pirate sport ever this season.