General News Archives

April 15, 2014
Winter Student Athletes Earn SCIAC Academic Honors
Every year the SCIAC honors the league's student-athletes who have not only performed well on the playing surface but excelled in the classroom. For the 2013-2014 academic year, there were 10 different Caltech fall student-athletes who were honored.

April 10, 2014
Fall Student Athletes Earn SCIAC Academic Honors
Every year the SCIAC honors the league's student-athletes who have not only performed well on the playing surface but excelled in the classroom. For the 2013-2014 academic year, there were 26 different Caltech fall student-athletes who were honored.

March 27, 2014
Caltech Hosting All Sports Camp in July
PASADENA, CA - The Caltech Athletics, Physical Education and Recreation department will be hosting an All Sports Camp for individuals ages 5-15 from July 14-18.

March 19, 2014
Caltech Announces Inaugural Hall of Honor Class
PASADENA, CA – The Caltech Athletics, Physical Education and Recreation department is proud to announce the inaugural class for induction into its Hall of Honor.

January 7, 2014
Athletics Set for Hall of Honor Recognition
The Caltech Athletics, Physical Education and Recreation department is excited to announce the formation of the Hall of Honor.

November 11, 2013
Welcome to the re-designed Website Home of APER
Welcome to the re-designed website home of Caltech Athletics, Recreation and Physical Education.

November 8, 2013
Locker Room Renovations
Braun Locker Room Project (Dec. 13 UPDATE) -- The end date will be in early January. An exact date is still TBA but be prepared to move all of your locker items by Jan. 21. The APER staff thanks all patrons for thier patience. For any additional questions, please contact John Carter.

September 9, 2013
Welcome to the Braun Athletic Center Membership and Fees Information Page
Recognizing that active bodies support active minds, Caltech’s Braun Athletic Center offers resources and programs that promote the health and well being of the entire Institute. The Braun Athletic Center is where our community comes together to train, play, and get fit, as well as cultivate new skills and broader perspectives.

August 12, 2013
Caltech Athletics on Facebook & Twitter
At long last you can follow Beaver athletics on Facebook and Twitter.

June 10, 2013
SCIAC Honors Caltech Student-Athletes
After the completion of sports season, the SCIAC honors the league's student-athletes who have not only performed well on the playing surface but excelled in the classroom. For the 2012-2013 athletic season, there were 71 different Caltech student-athletes who were honored.

May 30, 2013
Updated Information on Recreation Improvements
The Braun Athletic Center has recently undergone renovations while upgrading several items in the weight room and cardio hallway areas.

May 15, 2013
Caltech Student-Athletes Honored
The 19th Annual Caltech All Sports Awards Show took place on Wednesday evening at the Braun Athletic Center.

April 12, 2013
2013 NCAA Division III Week
Be sure check out Caltech's daily updates during NCAA Division III weeks featuring Beaver student-athletes.

March 4, 2013
Caltech Sports Weekly Update
Stay up to date with information pertaining to the Beavers Athletic program throughout the season with our weekly video chat.

December 10, 2012
TED Talk Tuesday
This Tuesday afternoon at 2:00 p.m. Besty Mitchell will be giving the weekly TED Talk Tuesday presentation.

November 28, 2012
APER Power Outage Update and Hours
An update on the power situation and upcoming holiday hours.

October 11, 2012
Plans Announced for 2012 Midnight Madness
On Sunday evening, Oct. 14 the third annual Caltech Athletic Midnight Madness will take place at Braun Athletic Center.

August 22, 2012
2012 Fall Sport Athletes Report for Practice
While the school year for Caltech is still five weeks from beginning, the Beaver student-athletes returned to campus. On Tuesday the cross country, soccer, volleyball and water polo teams started fall practices.

August 2, 2012
Caltech Brings Aboard Three New Staffers
PASADENA, Calif. – The Caltech department of Athletics, Physical Education and Recreation recently added three news members to its administrative team.

July 25, 2012
NCAA Magazine Features Caltech Athletics
For the third time in less than two years, NCAA's quarterly magazine Champion features a member of the Caltech athletic department.

July 13, 2012
Statement Regarding NCAA Ruling
During a transition of leadership in the summer of 2011, Caltech discovered and submitted a self-report on NCAA student-athlete eligibility rules violations that occurred between 2007 and June 2011. A thorough audit affirmed that there had been no intentional wrongdoing, but some student-athletes were inadvertently allowed to play while ineligible.

June 15, 2012
Caltech Celebrates Graduates
Caltech held its 118th annual commencement ceremony on Friday morning on the Beckman Mall. A handful of student-athlete were among the 200+ undergraduates who earned their degree.

May 10, 2012
Caltech Student-Athletes Honored
The 18th Annual Caltech All Sports Awards Show took place on Thursday evening at the Braun Athletic Center.

April 5, 2012
Caltech Partipating in Inaugural NCAA Division III Week
PASADENA, Calif. -- This weekend the Caltech athletic department will take part in the NCAA first event Division III week.

March 20, 2012
SCIAC Honors 23 Caltech Fall Student-Athletes
After the completion of fall sports season, the SCIAC honors the league's student-athletes who have not only performed well on the playing surface but excelled in the classroom. For the 2011 fall season, there were 23 different Caltech student-athletes who were honored.

October 7, 2011
Plans Announced for 2011 Midnight Madness
On Friday evening Oct. 14 the second annual Caltech Midnight Madness will take place at Braun Athletic Center.

August 26, 2011
2011 Fall Sport Athletes Report for Practice
While the school year for Caltech is still four weeks from beginning, the Beaver student-athletes returned to campus. On Friday the soccer, volleyball and water polo teams started fall practices.

July 13, 2011
Braun Gym Scoreboards Installed
The new basketball and volleyball scoreboards are now in place inside the Braun Gym. Last week a crew installed two new scoreboards on the north and south ends of the gym.

June 30, 2011
2011 Fall Sports Schedule Announced
PASADENA, Calif. -- The 2011 fall sport season features 28 home contests between the soccer, volleyball and men's water polo teams. While the cross country team will not have any NCAA home meets but they will participate in six meets within an hour drive of campus.

June 21, 2011
Lapides, Yu Earn NCAA Post Graduate Scholarship
PASADENA, Calif. – Former Caltech student-athletes and recent graduates Alex Lapides and Wesley Yu have been awarded an NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship. The two are among 29 male student-athletes who competed in a spring sport who was honored with the $7,500 scholarship.

June 17, 2011
Beaver Student Athletes Earn SCIAC Academic Honors
Every year the SCIAC honors the league's student-athletes who have not only performed well on the playing surface but excelled in the classroom. For the 2010-2011 academic year, there were 76 different Caltech student athlete who were honored.

June 13, 2011
Caltech Celebrates Graduates
Caltech held its 117th annual commencement ceremony on Friday morning on the Beckman Mall. A handful of student-athlete were among the 200+ undergraduates who earned their degree.

May 27, 2011
Caltech Student-Athletes Honored
The 17th Annual Caltech All Sports Awards Show took place on Thursday evening at the Cahill Center.

May 12, 2011
Former Olympic Gold Medalist Hired to Lead Athletics, Recreation and Physical Education
PASADENA, Calif. – Betsy Mitchell has been appointed director of athletics, recreation and physical education at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech), effective July 2011. The former Olympic gold medalist and world record holder becomes Caltech’s first full-time female director of athletics and recreation.

October 12, 2010
Caltech Hosting First Ever Midnight Madness
For the first time in Caltech’s basketball history, the Beavers will kick-off the season with a “Midnight Madness” celebration.

September 27, 2010
Caltech Athletics Announces Appointment of Sports Information Director and Contest Manager
On Monday, the California Institute of Technology announced the appointment of Stephen Hinkel as the new Sports Information Director and Contest Manager. In this role, Hinkel will be responsible for all matters related to media, marketing, and promotions for the Beavers’ 17 intercollegiate sports while also serving as the lead supervisor and coordinator for event management. He enters his first stint as a full-time member of athletics after assisting the Beavers’ game day staff the last two years.

September 17, 2010
Caltech Athletics Announces New and Improved Website
The Caltech Athletics Department has announced its website redesign and launched a cutting-edge site (GoCaltech.com) that implements a number of new attributes. The process was made possible through the department's partnership with PrestoSports, a leading technology provider to collegiate athletic departments that was involved in Caltech's initial site overhaul three years ago.