• Lindsay Nixon selected as the NWC Nominee for the 2009 NCAA Woman of the Year Award
    June 26, 2009
    Recent graduate Lindsay Nixon has been selected as the Northwest Conference nominee for the 2009 NCAA Woman of the Year award as voted upon by Northwest Conference Senior Women Administrators. The NCAA Woman of the Year Award honors senior student-athletes who have distinguished themselves throughout their collegiate careers in the areas of academic achievement, athletics excellence, service and leadership.
  • An Uncommon Grace
    April 06, 2009
    We all must adapt to our environment one way or another, whether it is adjusting to the climate, food source or in the case of Grace Gifford – the way her body moves in the water. Grace has a disability called Acrocephalopolysyndacty that includes the lack of five to six essential muscles in each knee, which leaves her tibias shorter than most. However, it is that ‘disability’ that got Grace into the sport of swimming and has made her into one of the most humble human beings you could ever hope to meet.
  • Records Continue To Fall At NWC Swimming Championships
    February 15, 2009
    The records continue to fall for the Lewis & Clark women’s swim team, as Cat Menkel-Lawrence set a new Pioneer record in the 200 backstroke (2:10.37), on her way to a third place seeding going into tonight’s finals.
  • Swimming Completes NWC Championships In 3rd And 7th
    February 15, 2009
    With the conclusion of the Northwest Conference Swimming Championships the Lewis & Clark men’s and women’s swim teams have recorded 10 new school records. The women’s team concluded the championships as the NWC third best team, while the men’s squad swam their way into seventh place.
  • Swimming Continues Hot Streak At NWC Championships
    February 14, 2009
    The Lewis & Clark men’s and women’s swim teams are back in action today at the Northwest Conference Swimming Championships, finishing the preliminary heats in session three. The Pioneer women have continued breaking records, with Koy Collier beating the NWC third place time in the 200-yard free with a touch time of 1:55.61.
  • Women's 800 Freestyle Team Shatters 1989 Record
    February 14, 2009
    The Lewis & Clark women’s swim team continues to shatter school records in the quest for a Northwest Conference Swimming Championship. Lindsay Nixon set yet another school record, this time capturing second place in the 400 IM, which was good enough to earn another provisional NCAA qualifying time.
  • Swimming Finishes Session One of NWC Championships
    February 13, 2009
    The Northwest Conference Swimming Championships are underway with session one already completed. The Lewis & Clark College men’s and women’s teams ended the first round with several members qualifying for the next round of competition.
  • Women's Swimming Breaks Four School Records At NWC Championships
    February 13, 2009
    It was a record breaking day for the Lewis & Clark swim teams, with the women’s side breaking four school records. Lindsay Nixon swam the meet of her career at the finals of the 200 individual medley on day one of the Northwest Conference Swimming Championships, finishing in first place with a time of 2:10.03. Nixon’s final time in the 200 IM was just tenths faster than her record breaking time set during the preliminary stage earlier in the day. The time was good enough to earn Nixon a provisional NCAA qualifying time.
  • Live Swimming Stats!!
    February 13, 2009
    Keep track of the Pioneers men's and women's swimming teams live at the Northwest Conference Championships Friday, Feb. 13 - Sunday, Feb. 15.
  • Swimming Heads To NWC Championships Feb. 13-15
    February 10, 2009
    The Lewis & Clark College men’s and women’s swimming teams prepare to dive into the Northwest Conference Championships this weekend being hosted at King County Aquatic Center in Federal Way, Wash. Action runs Friday through Sunday, with preliminaries starting at 10 a.m. and finals beginning at 6 p.m. (5 p.m. on Sunday).
  • Pioneer Swim Teams Split at Linfield
    January 30, 2009
    The Pioneer men’s and women’s swim teams split at Linfield on Friday night, January 30 at the Aquatics Center in McMinnville, Ore. The Pioneer women downed the Linfield Wildcats 127-71, while the Pioneer men fell 115-65.
  • Pioneer Swim Teams Edged by Loggers
    January 24, 2009
    Both the Pioneer men’s and women’s swim teams dropped to the Puget Sound Loggers on Saturday, January 24, on senior night at Zehntbauer Swimming Pavilion. The women fell just 121-82 and the men dropped 111-63.
  • Pioneer Women Top Lutes 131-73
    January 23, 2009
    The Pioneer women swam to another victory on Friday, January 23, against Pacific Lutheran at Zhentbauer Swimming Pavilion. With the 131-73 win over the Lutes, the Pioneers move to 4-1 in NWC and 6-3 overall, holding on to their 3rd place standing in conference.
  • Pioneer Women Fall to Univ. of Alaska 144-54
    January 19, 2009
    The Pioneer women hosted the University of Alaska on Monday, January 19 in a dual meet at Zehntbauer Swimming Pavilion. The Pioneer women swam to six 2nd place finishes and five 3rd place finishes, bringing in a total of 54 points.
  • Pirates Top Pioneer Swim Teams
    January 17, 2009
    The men's and women's swim teams fell to the Whitworth Pirates on Saturday, January 17 in a conference meet in Spokane, Washington.
  • Pioneer Swim Teams Split at Whitman
    January 16, 2009
    The men’s and women’s Pioneer swim teams split their conference meet at Whitman College in Walla Walla, Washington on Friday, January 16. The Pioneer women dominated the Missionaries, earning a 137-67 victory to maintain their perfect record in NWC of 3-0.
  • Pioneers At Cal Lutheran Winter Relay Invite
    January 14, 2009
    The Pioneer men's and women's swim teams raced in the Cal Lutheran Winter Relay Invite in Thousand Oaks, California on Wednesday morning, January 14. The Pioneer women finished the meet in second place overall.
  • Pioneer Women Finish in Third at Northwest Invitational Swim Meet
    November 22, 2008
    The Pioneer women finished in third place at the Northwest Invitational in Tacoma, Washington featuring nine teams in a non-conference meet. For the Pioneers, Lindsey Nixon tallied a total of 75 points to lead the Pioneers.
  • Swim Teams Split at Pacific
    November 15, 2008
    The Pioneer women swam to an easy victory against the Pacific Boxers on Saturday in a conference meet, 121-81. The Pioneer men had a much closer battle with the Boxers, losing by just three points, 93-90.
  • Pioneer swim teams split this weekend in double dual meet.
    November 07, 2008
    The women's swim team defeated both Willamette 79-16 and Mills 72-23 in their dual meet. Willamette defeated Mills 60-35. The Pioneer's men's team fell to the Bearcats 97-85.
  • Swimmer Matt Yelin takes home the Gold
    November 04, 2008
    Matt Yelin (Sophomore, Seattle, WA) won the grand prize for his outstanding costume in the Annual Halloween Costume Challenge put on by the Office of the Provost.
  • NWC Relay Meet
    November 01, 2008
    Puget Sound won the title this Saturday in the NWC relay meet. Pacific Lutheran came in second. Lewis & Clark placed sixth.
  • Lindsay Nixon, Pioneer Women Win Sprint Pentathlon
    October 31, 2008
    Lindsay Nixon was the top female swimmer at the Conference-wide sprint pentathlon Friday night in Forest Grove. The Pioneer women's team also won the team title.
  • Pioneer Swim Teams Split in Home Opener
    October 24, 2008
    The Pioneer swim teams split in their first dual meet this morning against the Yotes of the College of Idaho. The women captured a win, while the men suffered a loss.
  • Swimming at Alaska-Fairbanks
    October 12, 2008
    The Pioneer women's swim team will swim two meets against the Nanooks of NCAA II Alaska Fairbanks, with the two teams meeting Friday night and then again Saturday, in Fairbanks. Koy Collier had the lone race victories for the Pioneers, with a win Friday and Saturday in the 100 free.
  • Alumni Swim Meet
    October 04, 2008
    The Pioneer swimmers of before and now met in the Zehntbauer Swim Pavilion Saturday morning for a fun dip in the pool and into competition.
  • Swim Blog
    August 26, 2008
    Want to know what is really happening in the world of Pioneer swimming? Head Coach Chris Fantz has been keeping a blog about the team and the world of swimming in general.
  • Incoming Swimmers
    August 07, 2008
    The Pioneers will have many new faces in Zehntbauer this season. Click on the link above to read about some of the new incoming swimmers for the 2008-09 season.