2014-15 Men's Swimming and Diving News

  • Senior Profile: Matt Lappin - Water Polo, Swim & Dive
    April 23, 2015
    PASADENA, Calif. - While most five-year olds were still learning how to read, Matthew Lappin was already swimming and has continued to do so ever since. The only difference now is that he has learned to incorporate aggressive and physical aspects into swimming, which earned him a spot on the men’s water polo team as well as the swim team at Caltech. This was one of the major reasons Lappin decided to choose Caltech over schools such as Brown, the University of Rochester, Rochester Institute of Technology, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and the University of Maryland.
  • Another 14 Named Academic All-SCIAC for Winter Season
    March 25, 2015
    PASADENA, Calif. – Another 14 Caltech student-athletes have been named to the SCIAC All-Academic Team for the winter season, the conference announced today.
  • Baer Earns All-SCIAC Honors as Men's Swim and Dive Ends Season with Nine Records
    February 22, 2015
    WHITTIER, Calif. – Freshman Henry Baer (Lafayette, Calif. / Acalanes) made the podium and achieved All-SCIAC status with a third-place finish in the 100 Free as the Caltech men’s swimming and diving team shattered a total of nine program records at the SCIAC Championships.
  • Baer, Yu Set More Records as Men's Swim/Dive Hang Close on Day Three
    February 21, 2015
    WHITTIER, Calif. – Freshman Henry Baer (Lafayette, Calif. / Acalanes) and junior Kevin Yu (Seattle, Wash. / Lakeside) each broke yet another record as the Caltech men’s swimming and diving team kept pace in a tight race at the bottom of the standings in the SCIAC Championships.
  • Two More Records Down, Men’s Swim/Dive Tied for Eighth on Day Two
    February 20, 2015
    WHITTIER, Calif. – Freshman Henry Baer (Lafayette, Calif. / Acalanes) and the Caltech men’s swimming and diving team took their season total to six broken records as they set another two marks on Day Two of the SCIAC Championships on Friday.
  • Two Records Fall as Men's Swim/Dive Open SCIAC Championships in Eighth
    February 19, 2015
    WHITTIER, Calif. – With just two swimming events on the slate for opening night of the SCIAC Championships, the Caltech men’s swimming and diving team shattered both the 200 Medley Relay and 800 Free Relay program records on Thursday night.
  • Swim and Dive SCIAC Championships Moved to Whittier
    February 12, 2015
    PASADENA, Calif. - The SCIAC Championships for swimming and diving, to be held Feb. 19-22, have been moved to Whittier College.
  • Baer Wins 50 Free Again, Leads Medley to Win in Regular Season Finale
    February 07, 2015
    PASADENA, Calif. – Freshman Henry Baer (Lafayette, Calif. / Acalanes) won the 50 Free for the fourth time in six SCIAC dual meets and led the 200 Medley Relay to victory as the Caltech men’s swimming and diving team closed out the regular season against Cal Lutheran University, falling 162-73 on Saturday morning.
  • Men's Swim and Dive Victorious at Chapman
    January 31, 2015
    ORANGE, Calif. – The Caltech men’s swimming and diving team recorded its first win of the season in a resounding 167-116 victory at Chapman University on Saturday morning.
  • Baer Continues to Lower 100 Free Time Against CMS, Whittier
    January 24, 2015
    PASADENA, Calif. – Freshman Henry Baer (Lafayette, Calif. / Acalanes) recorded a season-best time to place a team-best second in the 100 Free as the Caltech men’s swimming and diving team hosted Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Colleges and Whittier College in a SCIAC double-dual meet on Saturday.
  • Baer 3-for-3, Yu Re-Sets Record in Tight Battle with Rival Oxy
    January 17, 2015
    PASADENA, Calif. – Freshman Henry Baer (Lafayette, Calif. / Acalanes) swept all three of his events for the second time this season as the Caltech men’s swimming and diving team came up just short down the stretch against rival Occidental College on Saturday morning.
  • Multiple Beavers Finish Runner-up in SCIAC-Opening Tri-Meet
    January 10, 2015
    POMONA, Calif. – The Caltech men’s swimming and diving team opened SCIAC competition in a tri-meet against Pomona-Pitzer Colleges and the University of La Verne on Saturday morning. The Beavers came up just short against the Leopards, 160-131, and fell to the Sagehens, 211-79.
  • Record Relay Caps Weekend Invitational for Men's Swim/Dive
    December 12, 2014
    COMMERCE, Calif. – The Men’s 400 Free Relay team of freshman Henry Baer (Lafayette, Calif. / Acalanes), sophomore Chris Bradley (Half Moon Bay, Calif. / Serra) and juniors Kevin Yu (Seattle, Wash. / Lakeside) and Patric Eck (Fullerton, Calif. / Troy) smashed a 33-year-old program record as the Caltech men’s swimming and diving team competed at the three-day Collegiate Winter Invite in Commerce, Calif. this past weekend.
  • Baer Perfect in Debut as Men's Swim/Dive Wins 7 of 13 in Opener at Redlands
    December 03, 2014
    REDLANDS, Calif. – Freshman Henry Baer (Lafayette, Calif. / Acalanes) won both individual races and his relay as the Caltech men’s swimming and diving team opened the season with a bang, winning seven of 13 events in the opener at SCIAC foe the University of Redlands on Wednesday night.
  • Men's Swimming and Diving Poised for Historic Season
    December 02, 2014
    PASADENA, Calif. – With the entire team returning and a number of newcomers whose high school times are already faster than several program records, the Caltech men’s swimming and diving team is poised for a truly historic season.