2019-20 News

  • Waas Steps Down After 12 Years as Head Swimming Coach
    May 26, 2020
    WASHINGTON, D.C. - After 12 seasons during which he earned eight coach of the year honors and five conference championships, Catholic University head swimming & diving coach Paul Waas announced his resignation on Tuesday.
  • Ninety-Five Athletes Honored With Virtual Senior Celebration
    May 23, 2020
    WASHINGTON, D.C. - On Saturday, the Catholic University Athletics Department held its annual Senior Student-Athlete Celebration via a virtual presentation where it honored 95 seniors and its six major award winners.
  • Five Women Nominated for Outstanding Student-Athlete Award
    May 21, 2020
    WASHINGTON, D.C. - On Saturday, May 23, the athletics department will hold its annual senior student-athlete celebration and reveal the winners of its six major honors, including the Outstanding Student-Athlete award. Here are this year's female nominees.
  • Four Women Nominated for Jone Dowd Role Model Award
    May 20, 2020
    WASHINGTON, D.C. - On Saturday, May 23, the athletics department will hold its annual senior student-athlete celebration and reveal the winners of its six major honors, including the Jone Dowd Role Model award. Here are this year's female nominees.
  • Athletics to Host Virtual Senior Celebration on May 23
    May 14, 2020
    WASHINGTON, D.C. - The Catholic University athletics department will host its annual Senior Student-Athlete Celebration on Saturday, May 23 in a virtual presentation that will be broadcast on Zoom beginning at 1 p.m.
  • Catholic Athletics Senior Salute: Women’s Swimming & Diving
    May 11, 2020
    WASHINGTON, D.C. - As we progress towards the end of the 2019-20 academic year that would normally culminate with an in-person senior athletics banquet, the Catholic University Athletics Department continues to honor its 2020 seniors. Today, we recognize seven student-athletes on the women's swimming & diving team.
  • Spernal, Jay Honored with Second Christopher Crafa Award
    May 01, 2020
    WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Catholic University swimming and diving team honored seniors Elizabeth Spernal and Kevin Jay with the second annual Christopher Crafa Award on Friday afternoon.
  • Student-Athletes Present in Catholic University Research Day
    April 30, 2020
    WASHINGTON, D.C. - The constraints presented by COVID-19 may have forced Catholic University’s fifth annual Research Day to transition into a virtual format, but it did not stop student-athletes from several teams from presenting their research on April 21.
  • Division III Week: Catholic Athletics and Community Service
    April 15, 2020
    WASHINGTON, D.C. - As part of Division III Week, the Catholic University athletics department would like to highlight an integral part of both the University and Division III: community service.
  • Division III Week: Catholic Athletics and Special Olympics D.C.
    April 14, 2020
    WASHINGTON, D.C. - As part of Division III Week, the Catholic University athletics department would like to highlight its relationship with Special Olympics, the official charitable partner of Division III.
  • National Athletic Training Month Salute: Yeiwah Brewah
    April 10, 2020
    WASHINGTON, D.C. – March was National Athletic Training Month and the Catholic University Athletics Department would like to recognize its six sports medicine professionals, especially during a time when our health and safety is so important.
  • Athletics Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony Postponed
    April 06, 2020
    WASHINGTON, D.C. - Due to concerns regarding COVID-19 caused by the coronavirus, The Division of University Advancement, the Alumni Association and Athletics have made the decision to postpone the 2020 Athletics Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony, originally scheduled for April 18.
  • Learn About Catholic University Through Virtual Odyssey Day
    April 04, 2020
    WASHINGTON, D.C. - While the outbreak of COVID-19 prevents us from welcoming students and families to our campus, we still hope you can learn more about what makes Catholic University so special.
  • National Athletic Training Month Salute: Jaime Walls
    April 03, 2020
    WASHINGTON, D.C. – March was National Athletic Training Month and the Catholic University Athletics Department would like to recognize its six sports medicine professionals, especially during a time when our health and safety is so important.
  • Catholic Cancels All Athletic Activities for Spring Semester
    March 18, 2020
    WASHINGTON, D.C. - On Wednesday evening, Catholic University president John Garvey announced that classes will continue to be taught online through the end of the term and that residence halls will remain closed. As a result, all athletics and recreational activities this spring have been canceled.
  • Cardinals Place 70 on Landmark Winter Academic Honor Roll
    March 06, 2020
    TOWSON, Md. - Catholic University had 70 student-athletes from its six winter sports named to the 2019-20 Landmark Conference Winter Academic Honor Roll on Friday.
  • Six Cardinals Named to Landmark Winter All-Sportsmanship
    March 05, 2020
    TOWSON, Md. - The Landmark Conference announced on Thursday that 44 student-athletes have been named to Winter All-Sportsmanship Teams, including six from Catholic University.
  • Beal Highlights Eleven All-Conference Selections
    February 18, 2020
    TOWSON, Md. - After capturing its first-ever Landmark title, the Catholic University women's swimming & diving team earned eleven all-conference selections. The Cardinals garnered one first team honoree and ten second-team nods.
  • CHAMPIONS! Cardinals Capture First Landmark Conference Title
    February 16, 2020
    BOYDS, Md. - The Catholic University women's swimming & diving team won the Landmark Conference Championship for the first time in program history Sunday, finishing with 814.50 points over the weekend at the Germantown Indoor Swim Center.
  • Beal Helps Cards Maintain Lead at Landmark Championships
    February 15, 2020
    BOYDS, Md. - The Catholic University women's swimming & diving team made the final podium several times and broke a meet and conference record on Saturday night at the 2020 Landmark Conference Championships to retain its first-place position.
  • Cardinals Lead After Day One of Championship Meet
    February 14, 2020
    BOYDS, Md. - Multiple broken school records and several podium appearances helped the Catholic University women's swimming & diving team earn 241.5 points on Friday at the 2020 Landmark Conference Championships and sit in first place after the championship meet's first night of action at the Germantown Indoor Swim Center. 
  • Athletics Raises Over $30,000 for Special Olympics D.C.
    February 12, 2020
    WASHINGTON, D.C. - For the seventh consecutive year, the Catholic University athletics department hosted a Polar Plunge to benefit Special Olympics D.C. This year's plunge drew 227 pledges and raised $30,713.
  • Beal Named Landmark Athlete of the Week
    February 03, 2020
    TOWSON, Md. - Catholic University women's swimming junior Caroline Beal has been selected as the Landmark Conference Athlete of the Week, announced by the league office Monday afternoon.
  • Cardinals Roll on Senior Day over Saints, 191-61
    February 01, 2020
    WASHINGTON, D.C. - The Catholic University women's swimming & diving team defeated local foe Marymount in a 191-61 dual meet victory on Saturday afternoon at the DuFour Center.
  • Swimming Honored as CSCAA Scholar All-America Teams
    January 29, 2020
    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - On Wednesday, the Catholic University men's and women's swimming teams were honored as a Scholar All-America Team by the College Swimming Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) for the 23rd consecutive semester.
  • Division I Bison Top Cardinals, 159-137
    January 25, 2020
    WASHINGTON, D.C. - The Catholic University women's swimming & diving team competed well with Division I opponent Howard on Saturday afternoon in a 159-137 dual meet loss at the DuFour Center Pool. 
  • Cardinals' Athletic Teams Participate in MLK Day of Service
    January 20, 2020
    WASHINGTON, D.C. - On the 25th anniversary of the day that celebrates Martin Luther King, Jr., Catholic University's 25 intercollegiate athletic teams participated in the University's annual MLK Day of Service.
  • Yellow Jackets Slip Past Cardinals, 134-127
    January 18, 2020
    RICHMOND, Va. - The Catholic University women's swimming & diving team came up just short Saturday afternoon in a dual meet loss to Randolph-Macon, 134-127, at the Collegiate School Aquatic Center.
  • Cardinals Edged by Gettysburg on the Road
    January 12, 2020
    GETTYSBURG, Pa. - The Catholic University women's swimming & diving team fell to Gettysburg 204-58 on Sunday afternoon in the team's first meet in the new year. 
  • Cardinals Swim Past Seahawks, Extend Meet Win Streak
    December 07, 2019
    WASHINGTON, D.C. - The Catholic University women's swimming & diving team defeated St. Mary's (Md.) in a 161-99 dual meet victory on Saturday afternoon at the DuFour Center pool. 
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