Swimming & Diving

  • Women's Swimming Opens 2020 With 98-59 Win Over Guilford
    January 11, 2020
    Misenheimer, N.C. (Jan. 11, 2020) – The Pfeiffer Falcon women’s swim team combined to win seven of nine events in their 2020 debut, winning 98-59 against in-state foe Guilford College at home in the Merner Natatorium, on Saturday afternoon.
  • Pfeiffer Swimming Record Falls at ECAC Winter Championship
    December 08, 2019
    Misenheimer, N.C. (Dec. 9, 2019) – The Pfeiffer University women’s swimming team competed at the ECAC Winter Championships this past weekend, with one school record falling and with several lifetime best performances.
  • Swimming Posts Lifetime Best Times vs.William Peace
    November 16, 2019
    Misenheimer, N.C. (Nov. 16, 2019) – The Pfeiffer University women’s swimming team posted numerous season bests, some lifetime bests and qualifying times to swim the 200’s of backstroke & breaststroke in preparation for the Winter ECAC Championships on the weekend after Thanksgiving.
  • Swimming Takes Dual Meet Win at Salem College
    November 10, 2019
    Winston-Salem, N.C. – The Pfeiffer University women’s swimming team, led by a trio of freshmen, won half of the 10 events in Saturday dual meet victory over Salem College by the score of 113 - 63.
  • Pfeiffer Swimming Begins 2019-20 Season With Home Meet
    November 02, 2019
    Misenheimer, N.C. (Nov. 3, 2019) – The Pfeiffer University swimming team began their 2019-20 season by posting several personal best performances in a dual meet between Sweet Briar College and UNC Pembroke at the Merner Gym Pool on Saturday afternoon.
  • Pfeiffer Women's Swimming Team Recognized for Academics
    June 25, 2019
    Colorado Springs, Col. (June 25, 2019) – The College Swimming and Diving Coaches Association (CSCAA) has named Pfeiffer University’s women’s swimming team to its Scholar All-America team for the spring 2019 semester.
  • Pfeiffer Athletics Places 104 on USA South All-Academic List
    June 17, 2019
    Misenheimer, N.C. (June 17, 2019) – Pfeiffer University has placed 104 student-athletes on the USA South All-Academic list the league has announced.
  • Twenty-Seven Student-Athletes Receive Their Diplomas at Pfeiffer's Spring Commencement
    May 11, 2019
    Misenheimer, N.C. (May 11, 2019) – Twenty-seven current and former Falcon student-athletes received their diplomas as Pfeiffer University held its spring commencement exercises on Saturday morning in Merner Gym.
  • Pfeiffer Women's Swimming Finishes Strong at SunCoast Championships
    February 12, 2019
    Misenheimer, N.C.  – The Pfeiffer University women’s swimming team finished fourth overall and had two swimmers finish with podium finishes at the SunCoast Swimming Championships.
  • Mary Rhyne Swims to Podium Finish at SunCoast Championships
    February 08, 2019
    Orlando, Fla.– Pfeiffer University swimmer Mary Rhyne earned a podium finish as she clocked a 1:21.76 in the 100-yard breaststroke at the SunCoast Championships in Orlando, Fla.
  • Pfeiffer Women's Swimming Heads to SunCoast Championships
    February 07, 2019
    Misenheimer, N.C. (Feb. 7, 2019 – The Pfeiffer University women’s swimming team will head to compete in the 2019 SunCoast Swimming Conference Championships.
  • Pfeiffer's Bartholomew Claims Third at SunCoast Championships
    February 07, 2019
    Orlando, Fla.– Pfeiffer University junior swimmer Tiffany Bartholomew brought home a podium finish in the 50-yard freestyle during competition at the SunCoast Swimming Championships in Orlando, Fla.
  • Pfeiffer Swimming Closes Home Schedule Against Columbia
    January 19, 2019
    Misenheimer, N.C. – The Pfeiffer University women’s swimming team closed out the home portion of their schedule with a dual meet against Columbia College on Saturday at the Merner Gym Pool.
  • Pfeiffer's Bartholomew Shines in First Swim Meet of 2019
    January 12, 2019
    Misenheimer, N.C. (Jan. 12, 2019) – Pfeiffer University junior swimmer Tiffany Bartholomew won the 50-yard freestyle as the Falcons hosted UNC Pembroke and Converse in a tri-meet at the Merner Gym pool on Saturday afternoon.
  • Women's Swimming Posts Numerous Season and Personal Bests in Fall Frenzy
    November 19, 2018
    Charlotte, N.C. (Nov. 19, 2018) – The Pfeiffer University women’s swimming team competed in the Sheraton Le Meridien Fall Frenzy hosted by Queens University at the Mecklenburg Aquatic Center this past weekend.
  • Pfeiffer Women's Swimming Claims Dual Wins Over UNC Pembroke and Sweet Briar
    November 03, 2018
    Misenheimer, N.C. – The Pfeiffer women’s swimming team claimed a pair of dual meets over UNC Pembroke and Sweet Briar College on Saturday at the Merner Gym pool.
  • Women's Swimming Grabs Win Over Virginia Wesleyan
    October 30, 2018
    Misenheimer, N.C. – The Pfeiffer University women’s swimming team earned their first victory of the season, downing Virginia Wesleyan 164-61 in Murfreesboro, N.C. over the weekend.
  • Pfeiffer Tabs Brad Flood To Lead the Falcons Women's Swimming Program
    October 11, 2018
    Misenheimer, N.C. (Oct. 11, 2018) – Pfeiffer University has named Brad Flood to lead the Falcons women’s swimming program. Flood comes to Pfeiffer after serving as the head coach at the University of Bridgeport in Bridgeport, Conn.  Flood started the women’s program in 2003 and the men’s program in 2009.  While in charge of the Knights, he coached Oscar Pereiro to four-consecutive NCAA Division II titles in the 100-yard backstroke. In total, he helped guide three swimmers to eight individual NCAA titles, three relay teams to NCAA titles and had two athletes set NCAA records.
  • Falcons Finish in Fourth Place At SunCoast Conference Meet
    February 10, 2018
    COLUMBIA, GA – The Pfeiffer swimming team is wrapping up its 2017-18 campaign at the SunCoast Swim Conference meet at the Area Tallahassee Aquatic Club in Columbia, GA.
  • Falcons Defeat UNC Pembroke on Senior Day
    February 03, 2018
    MISENHEIMER, N.C. – It was a successful senior day for the Pfeiffer swim team as they defeated UNC Pembroke 124-90 inside Merner Pool. Prior to the meet, the Falcons honored the contributions of Mireia van Riet, Eva Miller, Alevtyna Kalashnik, Kat Kelley and Allison Lindsey.
  • Pfeiffer Swimming Falls to Bridgewater 118-82
    January 27, 2018
    Hampden Sydney, Virginia -- The Pfeiffer women's swim team was defeated 118-82 by Bridgewater in their meet at Hampden Sydney College this afternoon. Allison Lindsey and Mireia van Riet each won two events on the afternoon. Lindsey took home the 200 meter freestyle win with a time of 2:20.83 and the 100 meter butterfly with a time of 1:09.21. Van Riet swam to wins in the 400 meter IM, coming in with a time of 5:41.16, and in the 100 meter backstroke, finishing with a time of 1:12.82.
  • Falcons Swim to Draw at Columbia
    January 20, 2018
    COLUMBIA, S.C. -- In a rare occurrence, the Pfeiffer swim team swam to a tie at Columbia with each team accumulating 119 points on the day. The Falcons went 3-0 last night with wins against Greensboro, Sweet Briar and Guilford before today's draw. 
  • Women's Swimming Goes a Perfect 3-0 at Greensboro
    January 19, 2018
    GREENSBORO, N.C. -- The Pfeiffer swimming team had a dominant night as they earned a clean sweep of Sweet Briar, Greensboro and Guilford on Friday evening. Pfeiffer had seven individual winners on the evening and won the 200-yard medley relay as well.
  • Swimming Splits at Converse
    January 13, 2018
    SPARTANBURG, SC -- The Pfeiffer swimming team earned a split at the Converse meet today, losing to the host Valkaryies but defeating UNC Pembroke for the second time this season. 
  • Final Day of the Queen's Fall Frenzy
    November 17, 2017
    On Friday, the Pfeiffer Falcons swim team competed in day one of Queen’s Fall Frenzy as they swam against teams from both Division I and II. In each event in this three day competition, heats would determine the final place order.
  • Faclons Swim Team Picks Up Victory Versus Sweet Briar; Falls to UNCP
    November 04, 2017
    On Saturday afternoon, the Pfeiffer Falcons swim team picked up their first victory of the season as they competed in a double dual against the host school Sweet Briar College and UNC Pembroke. The Falcons were able to pick up a win against the Vixens,131-95, but fell to the Braves, 117-112. Mireia van Riet was the top performer on the day as she picked up three wins.
  • Lindsey's Win Highlights Women's Swimming Relaunch
    October 28, 2017
    MISENHEIMER, N.C. -- After a two-year hiatus, the Pfeiffer women's swimming program relaunched with a meet against Chowan inside Merner Pool on Saturday afternoon. Despite a 113-68 loss, a lot of positives were taken out of the return.
  • Historic Weekend on Tap as Fall Teams Embark on Division III Era
    September 01, 2017
    MISENHEIMER, N.C. - The Pfeiffer Falcons compete in a historic weekend as the men’s soccer, women’s soccer, cross country and volleyball teams open their inaugural Division III campaign in the next couple of days. The long awaited Division III debut kicks off tonight as the men’s soccer team battles Lynchburg.
  • Prior Resigns; de la Pena Takes Over Swim Program
    August 14, 2017
    MISENHEIMER, N.C. - Pfeiffer VP for Athletics Bob Reasso has announced the hiring of Alex de la Pena as the Head Coach of the women’s swimming team after Amy Prior resigned.
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