February 25, 2013
Bison Swimming Caps Off Thrilling Final Day at CCSAs
On the final day of their 2012-2013 competition season, the Howard Bison swimming program finished their campaign with two more university records and more impressive showings during the finals session.
February 23, 2013
BISON SHINE ON DAY TWO OF CCSA CHAMPIONSHIPS
More records fell on the second day of competition for the Howard Bison swimmers. Friday night saw nine individuals make it to the final, point-scoring rounds with two more school records falling by large amounts.
February 21, 2013
Howard Records Fall on Day One off CCSA Championships
It was a historic day for the Howard University Swimming program during day one of the 2013 Coastal Collegiate Swimming Association Championships. Both the men and women garnered accolades and rewrote the university record books on their way to a very successful opening to the conference championships.
February 2, 2013
BISON WOMEN STORM PAST N.C. A&T
The Howard University swimming program finished their dual meet season on Saturday, February 2nd competing against some of the best talent the CCSA showcases. Traveling to Davidson College, the trip was highlighted by the Lady Bison coming away with their third victory of the season against the North Carolina A&T Lady Aggies, 162-82.
January 26, 2013
Bison Men Blitz By Marymount
For the first time in recent history, the Howard Bison traveled to Marymount University for a showdown with the Saints. On their Senior Day, the Howard men blew away the hosts with a 123-70. The Lady Bison fell to the Lady Saints 123-78.
January 19, 2013
Bison Honor Senior Swimmers Against Dragons
The Howard University Bison honored five of their outstanding seniors on Saturday afternoon in Burr Gymnasium. In town for the competition were the Drexel University Dragons, a strong CAA opponent, fresh from their own Senior Day one week earlier.
January 5, 2013
Bison Fall to Tigers
In their first dual meet of 2013 and fresh from their journey to Ft. Myers, Florida, the Howard Bison traveled to Towson, Maryland to take on the Towson University Tigers. Celebrating their Senior Day, the Tigers jumped out to an early lead and stayed ahead for the entirety of the contest. Towson defeated the Bison Men 206-64 with the Lady Bison falling to the Lady Tigers, 215-53.
December 17, 2012
Dillon, Isaacs Earn CCSA Accolades
Sophomore Briana Dillon (Katy, TX) and senior Zadok Isaacs (Cantaro Village, Trinidad & Tobago) each earned the Coastal Collegiate Swimming Association Swimmer of the Week honors, as it was announced on December 12.
December 8, 2012
Bison Men, Women Earn Determined Victories over Cardinals
Traveling across the northwest part of the District, the Howard Bison swimmers went to work against the host Georgetown Hoyas as well as the Catholic University of America Cardinals on Saturday afternoon. It marked the first time Howard competed against Georgetown in three seasons, but it renewed the rivalry with Catholic that had been in place for the last decade.
December 1, 2012
Bison Electrify Burr with Win over Keydets
From the opening race through the final relay, the Bison swimmers demonstrated a great deal of skill on fortitude in the CCSA conference competition against visiting Virginia Military Institute. The Lady Bison were anchored by a number of outstanding performances and rolled to a 156-93 victory over the Lady Keydets.
November 15, 2012
Bison Set to Compete on Day Three of Mason Invitational
Through the first two days of competition, the Howard Bison swimmers have posted numerous season-best swims against some of the finest competition on the East Coast. The men currently sit in eighth place and the women are in tenth place headed into the final day of events.
November 10, 2012
Retrievers Take Two Meets, Bison Better 20 Times
Saturday afternoon featured the Howard University women's and men's swimming program travel to UMBC for their meeting with the accomplished Retrievers. The Bison came away with 20 season-best swims on the afternoon, 10 each for the women and the men, including nine Top-3 finishes against the home squad. The Navy and White, though, fell on both sides of the docket, with the men’s team being handled by the Retrievers 127-111. The Lady Bison lost to the Lady Retrievers by a score of 125-104.
October 27, 2012
Howard Scores Nine Victories in NW D.C. Battle at American
The Bison swimmers traveled to American University on Saturday afternoon to renew their annual rivalry with fellow District tenant, American University. Howard swam very well, scoring a season-high nine team victories along with four swims earning a place in the all-time top 10 list. The final team scores had the men falling to the host Eagles 175-76 while American recorded a 159-84 victory in the women's competition.
October 6, 2012
BISON SWIMMING OPENS SEASON AT MARY WASHINGTON
To commence the 2012-13 competitive season, the Bison of Howard Swimming traveled south to Fredericksburg, Va. to face the Eagles of Mary Washington. With a strong attack, the Bison were able to take a combined five races between the men's and women's teams. In the end, the host Eagles took both matches from the Bison with the Lady Bison falling 158-76, and the Howard mean losing 169-75.
February 18, 2012
Bison Dazzle on Final Day of CCSA Conference Champs
February 18, 2012 - On the third and final day of competition at the Coastal Collegiate Swimming Association Championships, the Howard Bison maintained their momentum from the previous two sessions en route to 20 additions to the University's Top 10 list as well as three more new school records.
February 17, 2012
Day Two of CCSA Champs See More Records Fall for Bison
February 17, 2012 - The Howard Bison Swimming and Diving team continues it program's ascent with another outstanding day of competition at the Coastal Collegiate Swimming Association Championships in Athens, Georgia. Four more school records were broken during Friday's competition with 22 additions to the Bison's Top-10 list.
February 16, 2012
Records Fall for Bison on Day One of CCSA Championships
February 16, 2012 - In a record-setting season full of achievements, the Howard University Bison commenced competition in the Coastal Collegiate Swimming Association Championships in Athens, GA. Both teams earned numerous season and career-best swims coupled with 16 top ten swims and two broken Howard University school records.
January 28, 2012
Lady Bison Take Down NC A&T at CCSA Duals
With seven premier universities gathered in Davidson, NC, the Howard Bison competed in their final regular season meet of 2011-2012. The Lady Bison faced off against Campbell, Georgia Southern, Liberty, North Carolina A&T, Radford and host Davidson. With a number of great swims, the Lady Bison took down NC A&T by a score of 133-84. The Howard women dropped each of the other five scored match-ups.
January 22, 2012
Hungerford, Dillon, Ederaine Shine for Bison
The Bison of Howard Swimming made the trip north on I-95 through the icy conditions to renew their rivalry with the Drexel University Dragons. Despite numerous top-10 times and dozens of season-best swims, the host Dragons used their depth and power to take down the men's and women's teams from DC. The Lady Bison fell to Drexel 171-56 and the Bison men lost to the Dragons 224-59
January 14, 2012
Bison Host UMBC on Senior Day
On Saturday afternoon, the Bison of Howard Swimming hosted the UMBC Retrievers to open their spring dual meet season. The competition was highlighted by the celebration of the Bison's two seniors, Lauren Anthony and Steven Lott. UMBC's talent and depth were too much for the Bison squads as the men fell to UMBC 119.5 - 108.5 and the Lady Retrievers took down the Lady Bison 123-103.
December 3, 2011
HU Swimmers Close Fall Season with Great Showing versus American
Fifteen hours after notching a win against Catholic, the Howard University swimming team was back in the pool against another DC rival. Saturday afternoon, the Bison swimmers rekindled their battle with the American University Eagles in their second home meet of the season. The Bison mustered six victories against the Eagles, but American was too much to handle. The AU men defeated Howard 137-65 while the women's team fell to the Lady Eagles 117-75.
December 2, 2011
Bison Men Terrific in Victory Over Cardinals
December 2, 2011 - The Howard Bison Men's and Women's Swimming team made a quick drive down Michigan Avenue to renew their rivalry with Catholic University of America. With a number of season-best and HU Top-10 swims, the Bison men took down the Cardinals, 145-116. The Bison women notched three first-place victories, but fell to the Lady Cardinals, 141.5-107.5.
November 19, 2011
Hector Sets Record on Day Three of Patriot Invitational
November 19, 2011 - After the third day of action at the George Mason Patriot Invitational, the Howard Bison compiled numerous season and personal bests to their resumes, carved 18 new additions to the schools Top-10 performance list, and destroyed one school record. The three-day competition concluded on Saturday evening with both the Bison men and women's teams finishing eighth overall against a premier, East Coast-laden field.
November 17, 2011
Bison Excel During First Two Days of Patriot Invitational
The first two days of competition are in the books at the 2011 Patriot Invitational and the Howard University Bison are swimming very well against some of the best teams in the region. After the first 38 events, the team has recorded numerous season and personal best marks as well as 11 additions to the school's Top 10 list.
November 12, 2011
Hector, Hungerford and Douglas Shine For Bison
November 12, 2011 - On Saturday afternoon, the Howard University Bison welcomed the Loyola University Maryland Greyhounds to Burr Gymnasium for their first home meet of the 2011-2012 season. Swimming their best meet of the fall season, the Bison men and women recorded 24 season best swims, 11 Top-10 swims in Howard's history and five team victories.
October 29, 2011
Bison Women Take Down Lady Aggies, Keydets
October 29, 2011 - The Howard University Swimming and Diving team traveled to Lexington, Virginia to the campus of Virginia Military Institute for a clash against VMI and North Carolina A&T. Led by outstanding performance from a trio of young women, the Lady Bison recorded their first two victories of the year, a 137-81 victory over host VMI and a 132.5-110.5 triumph over fellow HBCU North Carolina A&T.
October 15, 2011
HU Posts Season Best Marks Against Monarchs
October 15, 2011 - Following their meet in Williamsburg on Friday night, the Howard Bison Swimmers traveled down 64 East to Old Dominion University to take-on the Monarchs for a Saturday morning clash with the Monarchs. ODU, competing in the Colonial Athletic Association, had too much firepower for the Bison to withstand. The women's team fell to the Lady Monarchs 126-61 while the ODU men defeated the HU men 142-50.
October 14, 2011
Hungerford Shines As Bison Fall to Tribe
October 14, 2011 - The Howard University Bison swimmers began their weekend on the Tidewater Friday evening against the College of William and Mary. With talented depth in all disciplines, the Tribe notched two team victories over the Bison, 186-69 on the women's side and 176-79 for the men's squad.
October 8, 2011
Bison Swimmers Take 10 Races against Eagles
In the opening dual meet for the Howard University Swimming and Diving team, the Bison compiled terrific races against the University of Mary Washington Eagles. While both teams fell short on the scoreboard, the Bison men amassed seven victories and the women scored three victories.
September 30, 2011
Bison Open Season with Good Showing at Potomac Relays
WASHINGTON, DC - Traveling across the District to open their competition, the Howard University Swimming and Diving teams faced-off against six local collegiate programs in the Potomac Relay Invitational. In the three seasons participating in this exhibition, the Bison displayed their strongest showing.
October 8, 2011
Bright Forecast for Women’s Swimming and Diving Team
WASHINGTON, D.C - Howard University’s women’s swimming and diving team will be opening its season on Friday, October 8 at Mary Washington College.
April 20, 2011
Student-Athletes Honored at Annual Athletics Ceremony
WASHINGTON, DC – Kyle Riley and Saadia Doyle highlighted the honorees as they were named Howard’s male and female athletes of the year at the annual Bison Awards Ceremony held on April 19, 2011. In addition, over 50 other student athletes were honored for their athletic and academic achievements.
February 19, 2011
Goins Concludes Record-Breaking Season at NCAA Zone A Championships
After putting together a record-setting season as a member of the Lady Bison, Ashley Goins (Silver Spring, MD) concluded her Howard career in Annapolis, MD today at the NCAA Zone A Championships. Goins' qualification into the meet put Howard University in some very elite company with some of the best swimming and diving institutions on the east coast.
February 19, 2011
Goins Historic Season Continues at NCAA Zone Championships
WASHINGTON, DC - Senior Ashley Goins (Silver Spring, MD) has put together a memorable season for the Lady Bison Swimming and Diving team. The transfer from Rutgers University has vaulted her way into the Howard record books, showcasing her talents that catapulted her all the way to the NCAA Zone A Diving Championships.
February 19, 2011
Bison Men Finish Fifth, Women Tenth at CCSA Conference Championships
It was an incredibly successful weekend for the Howard University Swimming and Diving program. With numerous school records and personal achievements, the Bison wrapped up their performance on Saturday Night with more career-best marks.
February 17, 2011
Bison Land On Podium As Team Continues to Shine at CCSA Championships
The second day of competition proved to bring more success to the Howard University Swimming and Diving teams. With more season and career best swims, the Bison have put themselves in position to replicate a feat that is very rare in the sport by achieving all season-best times.
February 17, 2011
Goins Scores Top Honors as Howard Performs Well in Day One of CCSA Champs
The Howard University Bison have traveled to Athens, Georgia for their most important competition of the season, the Coastal Collegiate Swimming Association Championships. Facing twelve other institutions on the women's side and five other schools on the men's side, the Bison have opened the swimming and diving with some of their finest performances of their season and respective careers.
January 29, 2011
Bison Close Regular Season with Tremendous Showing vs. Tigers, Colonials
On an afternoon that saw the Howard University Swimming and Diving program continue its charge towards their biggest competition, the Bison displayed great energy and talent in their regular season wrap-ups against George Washington University and host Towson University. The afternoon saw the Bison swim 19 season-best swims, a great feat for a non-championship meet this late in the season.
January 22, 2011
Lady Bison defeat NC A&T; Hungerford Victorious
The Howard University men's and women's swimming and diving teams traveled down Tobacco Road to face-off against six CCSA teams on Saturday afternoon. Pitted against North Carolina A&T, Campbell, Liberty, Radford, Georgia Southern and host Davidson College, the Bison swam their best meet of the month, recording many season-best times in preparation for their final month of competition.
January 13, 2011
Swimming Makes Headline News
December 4, 2010 Howard hosts VMI and Catholic
January 8, 2011
Bison Swim Tough Against Drexel, UMBC
The Howard Bison Swimming and Diving teams just completed a rigorous two-week training regiment in the sunshine of Ft. Myers, Florida and in their familiar stomping grounds of Burr Gymnasium. This intense, 14-day grind came to a head on Saturday when the Bison traveled to Philadelphia to face the Drexel Dragons and the UMBC Retrievers.
January 1, 2011
Goins Takes Second CCSA Honor
Ashley Goins continues to make a name for herself in history books of Howard Bison Swimming and Diving. For the second time in less than a month, the stellar senior from Silver Spring, Maryland was honored with the Coastal Collegiate Athletic Association Women's Diver of the Week for November 29 - December 5. Never before in Howard's history has a diver won the CCSA Diver of the Week honors and now the University can boast of having claimed it twice.
December 4, 2010
Bison Women Notch Victory Over VMI; Men Take Five Races
On a terrific Senior Day at Burr Gymnasium, the Howard Bison Swimming and Diving team hosted VMI and Catholic University while honoring their tremendous senior class. As the team continues to gain speed and confidence going forward into the winter months, Howard earned the most individual victories for their season on Saturday afternoon. The Lady Bison picked up their first team victory of the year as they beat the VMI Keydets, 129-30. Catholic University took both matches against Howard, a 110-98 decision against the Lady Bison and a 118-84 win against the men. The Howard men also dropped their contest to VMI, a 123-76 shortcoming.
November 19, 2010
Bison Fire 74 Season-Best Times at Patriot Invitational
The Howard Bison Swimming and Diving teams traveled to Fairfax, Virginia this weekend for the George Mason Patriot Invitational. Against some of the East Coast's finest institutions and competitors, the Bison came away with some excellent performances between the lanes and on the boards.
November 18, 2010
Ashley Goins named CCSA Diver of the Week
Senior Ashley Goins (Silver Spring, MD) was announced as Women's Diver of the Week in the Coastal Collegiate Swimming Association for November 8-14. This marks the first time in over 15 years that a Howard University diver received any athletic honor and the first Diver of the Week recipient by a member of the Bison since the conference's first existence in 2007.
November 13, 2010
Bison Continue Success at Loyola; Goins, Andrews Duo Shine Again against Greyhounds, Mountaineers
Senior Ashley Goins (Silver Spring, MD) and sophomore Chelsea Andrews (Glenside, PA) notched two impressive victories for the Howard University Swimming and Diving teams on Saturday. Traveling to Baltimore to face Loyola and Mount Saint Mary's, the Bison swam some of the their best times of the season, capped by some great all-around performances by Goins and Andrews. The Bison women's team fell to Loyola 164-112 and to Mt. St. Mary's 148-117. The Bison men's team lost to the Greyhounds 189-74.
October 30, 2010
Goins, Andrews dominate as Bison Fall to Eagles
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The Howard University Swimming and Diving teams made a quick visit to American University on Saturday afternoon to face the Eagles on their Senior Day. The Bison displayed some excellent performances and continue to ascent on the conference rankings. The final tallies, though, had the women's team narrowly falling to the Eagles, 116-107 and the men's team dropping their contest 153-52.
October 16, 2010
Bison Open Dual Meet Season Against Eagles, Tribe
The Howard University Swimming and Diving teams traveled to the University of Mary Washington to take on the host Eagles and the College of William and Mary Tribe on Saturday afternoon. On the strength of two very impressive relays and a handful of commendable individual efforts, the Bison put-up a solid showing against the Eagles and the Tribe, but were overmatched on the final scoreboard. The women lost to William and Mary 192-62 and to Mary Washington 201-55 while the men came up short to the Tribe, 197-53, and to the Eagles, 197-56.
October 1, 2010
Bison Open Season With Good Showing at Potomac Relays
WASHINGTON, DC - The Howard University Bison opened their season in the water on Friday by traveling to American University for the Potomac Relay Invitational. Competing against host American, Georgetown, George Mason, George Washington, Mary Washington and Towson, the Bison swam 17 tough relays and came away with some very impressive showings.
May 5, 2010
Howard Receives National SAAC Award of Excellence
The Howard University Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) received the spring 2010 National SAAC Award of Excellence, as announced on Tuesday by the NCAA and the Division I Student-Athlete Advisory Committee.
February 21, 2010
Howard Wraps Up Season at CCSA Championships
The Bison took their final trip of the season to Knoxville, Tennessee to face the best the Coastal Collegiate Swimming Association (CCSA) had to offer. The three-day extravaganza, the culmination of months of hard work, unfolded superbly for the up and coming Bison.
February 18, 2010
2010 CCSA Championships Streamed Live
The 2010 Coastal Collegiate Swimming Association (CCSA) Championships on Feb. 18-20 will be video streamed live courtesy of the Big South Network on www.BigSouthSports.com.
January 31, 2010
Rogers Sparkles for Bison Against Hoyas
In the team's final tune-up before their most significant meet of the season, the Howard Bison women's and men's swimming and diving teams braved the snow and hills of Northwest DC to face the Georgetown Hoyas on Saturday afternoon. The Bison continue to make their way towards season-best swims, but the Hoyas proved too much for Howard to handle. Georgetown took care of both meets by winning the women's contest 106-81 and the men's 110-101.
January 24, 2010
Lady Bison Notch First Victory of the Season on Senior Day
With enthusiasm resonating throughout the pool, the Howard Bison celebrated Senior Day by putting on an excellent show in the water. Hosting Mt. St. Mary's, St. Peter's and VMI for their lone home meet of the season, the Bison recorded many personal best times with the women's squad notching their first victory of the season, a 146-48 win over VMI.
January 23, 2010
Edwards, Andrews, Isaacs Triumphant against Colonials
The Howard women's and men's swimming and diving teams traveled across the District to face the Colonials of George Washington on Friday evening. The Bison continue to impress in the water, but the Colonials depth proved to be too much for the visitors as the men fell 91-78 with the women dropping the contest 91-71.
January 17, 2010
Swimming & Diving Senior Day Set for Jan. 23
Come support Howard in its lone home swim meet against three strong foes on Saturday, Jan. 23. We will have a senior recognition ceremony beginning at 11:45AM followed by exciting racing in the water.
January 10, 2010
Bison Fall to UMBC, Drexel in Tri-Meet
Against two large, formidable opponents, the Howard Bison fought a tough battle against the Drexel Dragons and the host UMBC Retrievers on Saturday afternoon. The tri-meet saw the Bison women fall to the Retrievers 124-87 and the men being taken down, 108-79. Drexel proved triumphant, as well, defeating the Bison 113 - 66 and 119-65 for the women and the men, respectively.
January 6, 2010
Miguel Orellana Earns CCSA Weekly Honor
Senior Miguel Orellana (Washington, D.C./Sidwell Friends) was named the CCSA Men's Swimmer of the Week for the second time this season, the conference announced today.
December 31, 2009
Bison Aquatics Blog Now Available
Stay up to date on the latest Howard swimming news by following the Bison Aquatics Blog.
November 22, 2009
Five Swimmers Return for Evening Completion as Bison Continue to Impress
The Howard womens and mens swim teams concluded action on Sunday night with remarkable performance from many of their finest student-athletes.
November 21, 2009
Orellana, Graham and Andrews Sparkle on Day Two of Patriot Invitational
The Howard Bison continued their momentous showing at the 2009 Patriot Invitational starting from the first races of the morning and rolling through the final relays at night.
November 20, 2009
Howard Competes at George Mason Invitational
In their biggest test of the fall semester, the Howard University swim team commenced completion of the George Mason Invitational against some the finest competition around the Atlantic.
November 14, 2009
Bison Take Down Cardinals; Pick Up First Win of the Season
The Howard University swimmers made the quick trip past the McMillan Reservoir to renew their rivalry with the Catholic University of America Cardinals. Behind many focused and hard-fought swims from across the entire roster, the Howard men earned their first victory of the season with a 104-90 triumph over the host Cardinals. The women, who took six of 11 events, fell short to Catholic by a score of 125-70.
October 31, 2009
Howard Battles, Falls to American
The Howard University women's and men's swimming team took on their cross-town foes from American University on Friday evening. Behind several terrific races and the continued progression of the team's successes, the Bison battled the Eagles in every event. American, however, proved to be the victor on both fronts as men's squad edged Howard, 107-86, while the women's team beat the Bison, 106-56.
October 16, 2009
Swimming & Diving Battles Seton Hall
The Howard University Mens and Womens swim teams traveled to East Orange, New Jersey on Friday evening to face the Seton Hall Pirates. The Bison amassed a spirited effort against the host Pirates, but fell just short of team victory. The women were defeated by Seton Hall by a score of 158-83 and the men dropped their contest 148-115.
October 15, 2009
Miguel Orellana Named CCSA Men's Swimmer of the Week
Senior Miguel Orellana (Washington, D.C./Sidwell Friends) was named the Coastal Collegiate Swimming Associations (CCSA) Mens Swimmer of the Week, the conference announced today.
October 10, 2009
Bison Swimming Fight Tough Against Blue Hens
In their first dual meet action of the season, the Howard University swimming team traveled to Newark, Del. to face the Blue Hens of the University of Delaware. The Bison gave a spirited effort in all of their races and continue their improvement from week to week.
October 5, 2009
Swimming and Diving Season Underway
The Howard mens and womens swim teams took a dive at the Potomac Relay Invitational, held at American University Oct. 2, to open their 2009-2010 season.
October 2, 2009
Bison Open Up Season at Potomac Relay Invitational
The Howard men's and women's swimming teams opened their 2009-10 campaign at the Potomac Relay Invitational held at American University Friday evening. Competing against some of the area's finest institutions, the Bison turned in some terrific performances on their way to two seventh place finishes.
September 17, 2009
Matt Salerno Named Head Swim Coach
Matt Salerno has been named the Head Men's and Women's Swimming & Diving coach at Howard University, it was announced today.