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Seniors Dive in One Last Time

By Myles Goldman Staff Writer Editor’s Note: Karis Fuller is the Arts & Entertainment Editor for The Pioneer. Seniors Caitlin Johnstone, Tove Sparrman and Karis Fuller are getting ready to dive into their last laps in their college swimming careers. During her season in 2018, Johnstone, a health science major…

New Metropolitan Division II Champs

By Myles Goldman Sports Editor On Friday, Feb. 16, the women’s swim team traveled to Piscataway, N.J. for the Metropolitan Collegiate Championships, a three-day event held at Rutgers University, N.J. where the best division I, II and II swim teams compete for the conference title. The Pioneers have had a…

Athlete of the Week: Laura Bendfeldt

By Karis Fuller Staff Writer Women’s swim team member Laura Bendfeldt, a senior international business major, is a two time All-American and four time scholar All-American, who is ranked 11th in the 100 backstroke prior to the Division 2 NCAA Championships in March 2018 in North Carolina. It will be…

Women’s Swimming Returns

By Myles Goldman Sports Editor The women’s swim team got back in the pool to compete for the first time since before the winter break on Jan. 11 against Siena College. Statically, Post is the better team record wise with a record of 3-1 while Siena College’s was 2-3, so,…

Women’s Swimming Season Opener Victory

By Mikey Domagala Staff Writer The day after the football team defeated Southern Connecticut in it’s annual Homecoming game, 52-35, the women’s swimming team began its season with a win, adding to LIU Post’s successful sports week. The women’s swimming team scored a 110-89 victory over Central Connecticut State University,…

Athlete of the Week: Karis Fuller

By David Capobianco Staff Writer For sophomore sociology major Karis Fuller, swimming is just one of the many things she can do. She earned a black-belt in karate at the age of 8. She can play four instruments: the violin, viola, guitar, and piano. As a child, she danced and…

Women’s Swimming

By Michael Otero Sports Editor In their second meet of the season, the swim team broke three records in its 147-108 victory on Saturday, Oct. 31, against East Stroudsburg University. Seniors Joyce Kwok, Meghan Brazier, and Seren Jones along with sophomore Laura Bendfeldt clocked a record 3:37.91 in the 400-yard…

Swimming

By Michael Otero Sports Editor The 2015-16 campaign for the swimming team got underway on Saturday, Oct. 24, when it invited Central Connecticut State University to the Pratt Natatorium. Although the Pioneers dropped the meet by a score of 129-96, senior Joyce Kwok was one of the bright spots for…