Chicoine, Moses And Wendth Earn U.S. Synchro Swimming All-Collegiate Awards
NORTON, Mass. – Senior Kirsten Wendth and sophomore Kayla Moses have both earned U.S. Synchro Swimming All-Collegiate (Division III) honors.
March 28, 2013
Five Lyons Named To U.S. Synchro Swimming Collegiate All-Academic Team
NORTON, Mass. – Five Wheaton College student-athletes have earned U.S. Synchro Swimming Collegiate All-Academic team honors.
March 23, 2013
Wheaton Places Sixth Overall At U.S. Collegiate Nationals
STANFORD, Calif. – The Wheaton College synchronized swimming team placed sixth overall at the U.S. Collegiate Nationals, hosted by Stanford University at the Avery Aquatics Center, with 47.5 points
March 22, 2013
Synchro Fares Well On Day Two At U.S. Collegiate Nationals
STANFORD, Calif. – The Wheaton College synchronized swimming team fared well on day two of the U.S. Collegiate Nationals, hosted by Stanford University at the Avery Aquatics Center, in the figures and team semifinals portions of the championships.
March 21, 2013
Synchro Opens Collegiate Nationals With Strong Performances
STANFORD, Calif. – The Wheaton College synchronized swimming team opened up day one of the U.S. Collegiate Nationals with several strong performances yesterday afternoon.
March 2, 2013
Synchronized Swimming Finishes Second Overall At ECAC Championships
PHILADELPHIA, Pa. – The Wheaton College synchronized swimming team finished second overall for the fourth-straight season at the East Collegiate Regional/ECAC Championships this past weekend.
February 23, 2013
Wheaton Places Second At BU Invitational
BOSTON, Mass. - The Wheaton College synchronized swimming team placed second overall out of five teams at the Boston University Invitational with 61.0 points.
February 16, 2013
WHEATON INVITATIONAL: Lyons Place Second Overall
NORTON, Mass. â The Wheaton College synchronized swimming team ranked second overall after the completion of its own two-day invitational with 84 points on Sunday afternoon at the Balfour Natatorium. Canisius captured first place honors with 100 points while Boston University was positioned third (68.5) and Smith College was fourth (14).
February 2, 2013
Synchronized Swimming Finishes Second At Canisius Invitational
BUFFALO, N.Y. – The Wheaton College synchronized swimming team finished second overall at the Canisius Invitational on Saturday afternoon after taking an 82 day layoff from competition. Canisius won the event while Penn State ranked third overall.
November 26, 2012
Swimming & Diving/Synchronized Swimming Teams Participate In "Hour Of Power" Relay
The Wheaton College men's and women's swimming and diving teams and the synchronized swimming team recently participated in the seventh annual Ted Mullin "Hour of Power" Relay on Monday, November 19 raising funds for pediatric sarcoma research.
November 11, 2012
Wheaton Opens 2012-13 Season At Home With New England Figure Meet
The Wheaton College synchronized swimming team opened its 2012-13 season by hosting the New England Figure Meet on Sunday morning at Balfour Natatorium with Boston University.
March 21, 2012
Butera, Callahan-Mayo, Moses highlight award winners from U.S. Collegiate Championship
Senior Christiana Butera has been named the 2012 National Collegiate Synchronized Swimming Athlete of the Year while freshman Kayla Moses became the first Wheaton College student-athlete to earn U.S. Synchronized Swimming All-American honors this past weekend at the 2012 U.S. Collegiate Championship in Gainesville, Fla.
March 17, 2012
Lyons wrap season with seventh-place finish at U.S. Collegiate Championship
The Wheaton College synchronized swimming team completed its 2012 season with a seventh-place finish at the 2012 U.S. Collegiate Championship Saturday afternoon. They Lyons finished with 46.0 points.
March 14, 2012
Wheaton synchro heads to U.S. Collegiate Championship
sh off a second-place finish at the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Championship, the Wheaton College synchronized swimming team begins competition at the U.S. Collegiate Championship Thursday in Gainesville, Fla.
March 4, 2012
Lyons place second at ECAC Championship
Freshman Kayla Moses and junior Rebecca Gordon placed second and third in the solo event, respectively, to help the Wheaton College synchronized swimming team to a second-place finish at the 2012 ECAC Championship Saturday afternoon.
February 13, 2012
Lyons defeat Division I Canisius, place second at Wheaton Invitational
The Wheaton College synchronized swimming team defeated Division I Canisius College in the team routine and placed second overall at the 2012 Wheaton Invitational this past weekend at Balfour Natatorium.
February 5, 2012
Lyons place second at Canisius Invitational
The Wheaton College synchronized swimming team placed second at the 2012 Canisius Invitational Sunday afternoon at the Koessler Athletic Center Pool. Canisius College won the event while Lindenwood University placed third.
January 29, 2012
Lyons place second in team competition at BU Invitational
The Wheaton College synchronized swimming team placed second in the team competition at the Boston University Invitational on Sunday at Case Athletic Center, located on the campus of Boston University.
January 29, 2012
Lyons compete at BU Invitational
The Wheaton College synchronized swimming team competed at the Boston University Invitational on Saturday at Case Athletic Center, located on the campus of Boston University.
December 20, 2011
Lyons host 'Get In Synchro Hour' in California
As part of their winter training trip, the Wheaton College synchronized swimming team will host an introductory level synchronized swimming clinic as part of the ‘Get In Synch Hour’ program on Wednesday, December 21 at the City of La Mesa Municipal Pool in California.
December 8, 2011
2011-12 Season Preview: Synchronized Swimming
Head coach Rebecca Story and the 2011-12 Wheaton College synchronized swimming team look to build upon last season’s sixth-place finish at the U.S. Collegiate Championship. Story returns eight student-athletes from last season’s squad, one which she feels returned to campus much improved from a year ago.
December 4, 2011
Lyons host New England Figures Meet to open season
The Wheaton College synchronized swimming team opened the 2011-12 season by hosting the New England Figures Meet Sunday afternoon at Balfour Natitorium with Boston University.
November 22, 2011
Lyons participate in sixth annual Ted Mullin ‘Hour of Power’ Relay
The Wheaton College men’s and women’s swimming & diving team joined up with the synchronized swimming team and recently took part in the sixth annual Ted Mullin ‘Hour of Power’ Relay for Sarcoma Research.
August 4, 2011
Butera spends summer with U.S. Synchro Swimming Team
Wheaton College synchronized swimming junior Christiana Butera and the rest of the U.S. National Synchronized Swimming Team recently competed at the 14th FINA World Aquatic Championships at the Shanghai Oriental Sports Center in China.
March 19, 2011
Lyons take sixth at U.S. Collegiate Championship, highest finish since 2002
The Wheaton synchronized swimming team recorded its highest finish at a U.S. Collegiate Championship since 2002, as the Lyons placed sixth out of 21 teams on Saturday at the Town of Tonawanda Aquatic and Fitness Center.
March 18, 2011
Wagman wins D figures title, team advances to finals at U.S. Collegiates
Wheaton synchronized swimming freshman Holly Wagman became the fifth Lyon in the last eight years to claim a national title in figures, winning the D category at the 35th annual U.S. Collegiate Championship on Friday at the Town of Tonawanda Aquatic and Fitness Center.
March 17, 2011
Wheaton gets competition underway at the U.S. Collegiate Championship
The Wheaton synchronized swimming team got things underway at the 35th annual U.S. Collegiate Championship on Thursday at the Town of Tonawanda Aquatic and Fitness Center hosted by Canisius.
March 6, 2011
Host Wheaton takes second at ECAC Championship and East Collegiates
The host Wheaton synchronized swimming team wrapped up the combined ECAC Championship and East Collegiate Regional with a runner-up finish on Sunday afternoon in Balfour Natatorium.
February 19, 2011
Lyons sweep figures and routines to top competition at Boston University
The Wheaton synchronized swimming team swept the figures and routines competitions en route to a first-place finish during Saturday's Boston University Invitational at the BU Aquatic Center.
February 5, 2011
Wheaton finishes second at Ohio State's Jessica Beck Memorial Meet
The Wheaton synchronized swimming team competed at two-time defending national champion Ohio State, where the Lyons placed second to the Buckeyes during Saturday's Jessica Beck Memorial Meet at the McCorkle Aquatic Pavilion.
January 29, 2011
Lyons record top placements across the board to win Wheaton Invitational
The Wheaton synchronized swimming team swept all four routine events en route to the top placement at its own invitational on Saturday in Balfour Natatorium, as the Lyons finished with 88 points to best the six-school field.
January 28, 2011
2011 synchronized swimming season preview
For the first time in her Wheaton tenure, fourth-year synchronized swimming head coach Rebecca Story leads a team that includes all of her recruited athletes, as eight swimmers representing six states hail from the Classes of 2012, 2013 and 2014.
January 27, 2011
Butera makes history as first Division III swimmer named to a U.S. national team
Wheaton synchronized swimming junior Christiana Butera is believed to be the first NCAA Division III swimmer named to a U.S. national team, as she was one of 12 athletes selected to represent her country at the 14th FINA World Aquatics Championships from July 16-31 in Shanghai, China.
December 8, 2010
Athletics launches new online store
Wheaton has teamed up with Prime Time Sports to launch a new online store, the exclusive source for official athletic-branded apparel. The store carries a wide range of items such as fleeces, hats, jackets, polos, sweatpants, sweatshirts and T-shirts featuring all 21 varsity programs.
November 21, 2010
Lyons open season with top score at New England Figure Meet
The Wheaton synchronized swimming team opened its season with the New England Figure Meet's top score on Sunday in Balfour Natatorium, as the Lyons tallied 24.5 points to top Boston University's 12 points and Wellesley's seven.
March 20, 2010
Video highlights from U.S. Collegiate Championship
The Wheaton synchronized swimming team's video highlights from the U.S. Collegiate Championship at Stanford can be seen here, as the Lyons reached their highest placement since 2005 by finishing seventh among 21 teams during the three-day meet.
March 13, 2010
Lyons record highest finish in five years at U.S. Collegiates
The Wheaton synchronized swimming team completed the third and final day of the 34th annual U.S. Collegiate Championship with its 22nd consecutive top-10 finish, as the Lyons claimed seventh place following Saturday's competition at Stanford's Avery Aquatic Center.
March 12, 2010
Lyons produce strong showings in figures on day two of U.S. Collegiates
The Wheaton synchronized swimming team put itself in position to extend its top-10 streak at the U.S. Collegiate Championship to 22 seasons, as the Lyons turned in strong showings in a pair of figures events on Friday in Stanford University's Avery Aquatic Center.
March 11, 2010
Butera advances to finals in two routines at U.S. Collegiate nationals
Sophomore Christiana Butera gave the Wheaton synchronized swimming team an early lift during the opening day of the 34th annual U.S. Collegiate Championship meet on Thursday, as she advanced to a pair of routine finals at Stanford's Avery Aquatic Center.
March 5, 2010
Montes to represent Puerto Rico at Central American and Caribbean Games
Wheaton synchronized swimming senior Laura Montes has been chosen as a member of Puerto Rico's national synchronized swimming team, which will compete over the summer at the Central American and Caribbean Games in Mayaguez, Puerto Rico.
February 21, 2010
Lyons take second at championships, snap Canisius' routines win streak
The Wheaton synchronized swimming team posted its fifth top-two finish in as many meets this winter over the weekend, taking the runner-up spot among eight teams at the combined ECAC Championship and East Collegiate Regional in Penn's Sheerr Pool.
February 6, 2010
Lyons finish as runner up during four-team Canisius Invitational
The Wheaton synchronized swimming team placed second among four squads on Saturday at the Canisius Invitational in the Koessler Athletic Center, as the Lyons totaled 68 points to edge out Missouri-based Lindenwood's 66 points.
January 31, 2010
Dyster lifts Lyons to Wheaton Invitational figures victory
Behind freshman Christine Dyster's C figures victory, the Wheaton synchronized swimming team topped a six-team field on Sunday during the figures competition at the Wheaton Invitational in Balfour Natatorium.
January 30, 2010
Lyons post six top-three marks, take second place at Wheaton Invitational
The Wheaton synchronized swimming team finished Saturday's Wheaton Invitational with a second-place mark, as the Lyons turned in six top-three marks during the six-team meet in Balfour Natatorium.
January 23, 2010
Lyons roll to synchro victory at four-team Boston University Invitational
The Wheaton synchronized swimming team rolled to victory at the four-team Boston University Invitational on Saturday at the BU Aquatic Center, winning all four routine competitions while capturing each of the three figures categories in which it had athletes entered.
January 21, 2010
2010 synchronized swimming season preview
Entering her third season, Wheaton synchronized swimming head coach Rebecca Story's roster includes seven athletes she drew from six states, as her first two recruiting classes comprise 70 percent of the squad in 2010.
December 18, 2009
Wheaton athletics unveils new Web site for first time in nearly a decade
The Wheaton Department of Athletics unveiled its new and improved Web site on Friday, announcing the launch in partnership with PrestoSports.
May 15, 2009
Five Wheaton members to hold administrative positions in 2009-10
Four Wheaton synchronized swimming student-athletes are serving on the USSS Athletes Committee for the upcoming school year, while their coach is also holding an administrative position within the national organization.
April 30, 2009
Lyons complete season with competition at U.S. National Championship
Seven Wheaton synchronized swimmers competed on Thursday in the preliminary rounds of the U.S. National Championship, as the Lyons completed their season in Stanford's Avery Aquatics Center.
April 27, 2009
Wheaton slated to send seven to U.S. National Championship
Seven Wheaton synchronized swimming athletes will compete in three events on Thursday during the U.S. National Championship, which will take place at Stanford's Avery Aquatics Center in Palo Alto, California.
March 28, 2009
Wheaton lands in top 10 at U.S. Collegiate meet for 21st straight year
Freshman Amanda Chils became the fourth Wheaton synchronized swimmer in the last six years to win the C figures competition during the U.S. Collegiate Championship, and the Lyons placed among the top 10 squads for the 21st consecutive season when the three-day event came to an end on Saturday in Davis Natatorium.
March 21, 2009
Wheaton takes third at ECACs, falls shy of Keuka by one point
The Wheaton synchronized swimming team finished one point behind second-place Keuka at the ECAC Championship on Saturday in Balfour Natatorium, taking third among six teams and narrowly finishing short of the Storm for the second straight season.
March 8, 2009
Wheaton earns best regionals finish in six years as runner up
The Wheaton synchronized swimming team posted its best East Collegiate Regional Championship finish in six years, standing second among eight teams when the two-day competition came to an end on Sunday at Keuka's Ayers Pool.
February 28, 2009
Wheaton delivers clean sweep during top finish at Boston University
After having not competed since February 8, the Wheaton synchronized swimming team swept all four routines on Saturday en route to capturing the overall championship at the five-team Boston University Invitational.
February 8, 2009
Chils' four victories lift Wheaton past host Keuka, 96-88
The Wheaton synchronized swimming team won for the third time in four scored events this season by downing host Keuka, 96-88 on Sunday at Ayers Pool, completing a two-meet weekend trek to New York.
February 7, 2009
Wheaton ties Keuka for second at Canisius Invitational
Despite giving way to additional scoring by a second Keuka team routine, the smaller Wheaton synchronized swimming squad tied the Storm during Saturday's Canisius Invitational at the Koessler Athletic Center Pool.
January 31, 2009
Seven wins propel Lyons to invitational triumph
Seven event victories helped the Wheaton synchronized swimming team win the Wheaton Invitational on Saturday in Balfour Natatorium, as the Lyons topped a five-team field while competing in its first meet this season that incorporated routines.
Wendth, Moses key performers on Wheaton synchro team
Junior Kirsten Wendth of Waterford and freshman Kayla Moses of East Greenbush, both former members of the Capital District YMCA Sculpins, are key performers on the Wheaton, Mass., synchronized swimming team.
December 19, 2011
Synchronized swimming class in La Mesa
The nationally ranked Wheaton College synchronized swimming team, led by team co-captain Christina Butera, will teach basic synchronized swimming skills at the La Mesa Municipal Pool on Wednesday afternoon.
January 26, 2011
Local Swimmer Takes Major Stroke Toward 2012 London Olympic Games
Christiana Butera of Mount Helix area makes Team USA in synchronized swimming for July world championships. She brought college team to La Mesa in December.
December 29, 2010
Synchronized Friending: Wheaton College Swimmers Show Skills at the La Mesa Municipal Pool
Heated pool, cozy local home are bonding moments for Wheaton College team from frozen Massachusetts, thanks to local product Christiana Butera.
December 20, 2010
Butera and synchro team in San Diego Union Tribune
With temperatures near Boston at the end of the December typically maxing out in the low 40s, the Wheaton synchronized swimming team likes to spend its annual winter training trips somewhere a little bit warmer.
March 20, 2010
Dyster profiled by Wrangler News (Ariz.)
Corona del Sol graduate Christine Dyster is making headlines and the smallest splash possible in the pool as a freshman member of Wheatons synchronized swimming team.
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