Ventura College Athletics

2018 Ventura College Swimming & Diving Team News

  • Bese Sets School Record, Fuch Swims Well at State
    May 05, 2018
    Ventura College freshmen swimmers Adrianna Bese and Cooper Fuchs both performed well at the CCCAA State Swimming Championships Thursday through Saturday at De Anza College in Cupertino. Bese set a new school record in the 200-yard breast stroke and placed in her only other event while Fuchs went three-for-three in events entered and events in which he scored points for the Pirates at the final competition of the season.
  • Ventura Swim Teams Both Finish 4th at WSC Championships
    April 21, 2018
    Both the Ventura College men's and women's swim teams finished fourth in the Western State Conference Championships that were completed Saturday in Bakersfield. Adrianna Bese and Sarah Rundle each had medal-winning performances for the women on the final day of the three-day meet while David Peterson, Cooper Fuchs and Hunter Massey turned in medal-worthy performances for the men.
  • Pirate Swimmers Hanging Tough at WSC Championships
    April 20, 2018
    The Ventura College men's and women's swim teams continued competition on day two of the three-day Western State Conference Championships on Friday in Bakersfield with both teams maintaining a fourth place standing. Adrianna Bese provided the best finish of the meet to this point for the women with her silver medal in the 100-yard breast stroke while Cooper Fuchs continued his strong meet with a second place finish in the 100-yard backstroke to lead the men.
  • VC Men 2nd, Women 3rd on Day 1 of WSC Championships
    April 19, 2018
    The Pirates' men's swim team was in second place while the women were in third following day one of three days of competition Thursday at the Western State Conference Championships in Bakersfield. Cooper Fuchs claimed VC's lone conference title in the 50-yard freestyle while Kelsey Golden claimed the women's best individual result on the day, a sixth place finish in the 50-yard freestyle.
  • Katie Heath 5th in WSC 1m and 3m Diving Events
    April 14, 2018
    Pirate freshman Katie Heath earned VC's first points in the Western State Conference Swimming and Diving Championships. She came in fifth place finish in both the 1m and 3m springboard diving competition at the WSC/SoCal Diving Championships at El Camino College in Torrance Friday and Saturday. With her performance, she gave the Ventura women 28 points heading into next week's WSC Championships at Bakersfield.
  • Swimmers Score During One Day at Pasadena City College Invitational
    April 06, 2018
    The Ventura College men's and women's swim teams had good performances Friday at the Pasadena City College Invitational. Cooper Fuchs continued his strong season earning points in three individual events and with two more relay teams. Meanwhile, Adrianna Bese had the best finish for the Pirate women, and helped also one relay into the scoring column.
  • Pirate Swimmers Compete at WSC #2 in Bakersfield
    March 17, 2018
    The Ventura College swim teams competed in the Western State Conference #2 meet in Bakersfield Saturday with the men finishing third of the eight competing teams and the women placing fourth of 10 teams. Cooper Fuchs led the charge on the men's side with three top-8 finishes, including first place in the 50-yard freestyle and two second place finishes. Adrianna Bese, Christina Jimenez, Kelsey Golden and Gracelyn De La Cruz all recorded a pair of top-8 finishes for the Pirate women.
  • VC Swimmers Fight Through Weather, Illness at Cuesta
    March 10, 2018
    The Ventura College men's and women's swim teams traveled to San Luis Obispo over the weekend for the 40th Annual Cuesta College Swim Invitational. The Pirates battled cold, rainy weather and a bout with illness running through the team in competition with some of the top swim programs from Southern and Northern California. Anthony Amezcua turned in the top individual performance for the men while Adrianna Bese had thebest swim of the meet for the women.
  • Ventura Men and Women Both Second at WSC #1
    March 02, 2018
    On a cold, windy and rainy day at the Ventura Aquatic Center, the water was just fine fo rthe Pirates' men's and women's swimming and diving teams. Both squads placed a strong second in the four-team meet. Cooper Fuchs led the VC men with three individual golds while David Peterson and Raleigh Mendez each claimed two first place finishes. Katie Heath won both diving events for the women while Christina Adrianna Bese won the other individual gold for Ventura.
  • Pirates Take Part in Mt. San Antonio Invitational
    February 24, 2018
    The Ventura College men's and women's swim teams took part in Saturday's races at the 3-day Mt. San Antonio Invitational with positive results for both squads. Cooper Fuchs was a workhorse for the Pirate men, achieving top-16 results in three individual events along with two relays. Meanwhile Katie Heath place din three individual events for the women and Mikayla Cvijanovich scored in two individual events and with two relays for the VC women.
  • VC Swimmers Open Season at John Joseph Pentathlon
    February 09, 2018
    The Ventura College men's and women's swimming and diving teams opened the 2018 season at the Western State Conference John Joseph Pentathlon Friday at the Ventura Aquatic Center. Raleigh Davis and David Peterson were the top performers for the Pirate men while Katie Heath and Mikala Cvijanovich had the best performances for the VC women.