Ventura College Athletics

2021 Ventura College Swimming & Diving Team News

  • Swim & Dive Competes in Double Dual Meet at Mt. SAC
    May 07, 2021
    The VC men's and women's swimming and diving teams competed at a double dual meet at Mt. San Antonio College in Walnut on Friday, taking on the host Mounties and Santa Monica College. The Pirate men defeated the Corsairs and lost to Mt. SAC while the women won both duals. Collin Spargur and Arturo Medina led the men with three golds each while Caitlin Potter and Sierra Limneos each won three individual races for the women.
  • Potter Sets School Record As Swimmers Compete in San Luis Obispo.
    May 01, 2021
    The Pirates' men's and women's swimming and diving teams traveled north to San Luis Obispo Saturday to compete in a non-scoring meet against Cuesta and Allan Hancock colleges. Caitlin Potter had the highlight of the day, setting a new school record in the 200 yard backstroke while Sierra Limneos had a pair of first place finishes. For the men, Roman Becher had a gold and a bronze and also was a top performer in diving.
  • VC Swim Teams Win Duals Against Santa Monica
    April 24, 2021
    The Pirates' men's and women's swim teams were victorious again on Saturday defeating visiting Santa Monica in both dual meets. The VC men defeated the corsairs 133-84 while the Ventura women triumphed 136-76. Arturo Medina and Collin Spargur were both dominant with three individual golds on the day along with two relay wins and Caitlin Potter matched on the women's side with three individual first-place finishes along with two relay golds.
  • Pirates Return to Pool With a Pair of Dual Wins
    April 17, 2021
    Ventura College's men's and women's swimming and diving teams returned to competition on Saturday with a pair of dual wins against visiting Allan Hancock College. The Pirate women defeated the Bulldogs 160-60 while the men's team won over AHC 116-95. Caitlin Potter led the women with three individual wins and a pair of relay golds while Arturo Medina also posted a trio of gold medal individual finishes along with two firsts in relays.
  • Pirate Spring Sports Return to Action
    April 08, 2021
    It has been 392 days since the Pirates competed in an intercollegiate contest, but in two days they return. On Saturday April 10 the VC baseball team hosts Cuesta College for a double-header and the Pirates' men's tennis team travels to Westmont College to usher in Ventura College's post-Covid athletic schedule. All 10 of Ventura's spring sports are scheduled to return to competition in the coming weeks, although fans will not be allowed inside venues due to county and state health department restrictions.
  • COVID-19 Update, VCCCD "Opts-In" For Spring II Seasons
    March 09, 2021
    After opting out of Spring I season sports due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Ventura County Community College District (VCCCD) will “opt-in” for the upcoming California Community College Athletic Association (CCCAA) Spring II season. The decision is based on CCCAA COVID-19 guidelines and input from the athletic directors, coaches and athletic staff of Moorpark, Oxnard and Ventura colleges. The Spring II season includes men’s and women’s competitive sports and begins April 10. The length of the season varies by sport.
  • VC Athletics Begins #HaveAHeart4VC Fundraising Campaign
    February 15, 2021
    Ventura College Athletics is achieving great success in the classroom and on the field!  Please consider participating in the #HaveAHeartforVC fundraising campaign for our student athletes February 14 - 22, 2021!  
  • 99 Students Athletes on Dean's List; 13 Teams Above 3.0
    January 07, 2021
    Student athletes at Ventura College continued to achieve academic honors in the fall 2020 semester with 99 of them earning a spot on VC's Dean's List by posting a 3.5 or better grade point average in 12 or more units.  Of those honores, 47 earned perfect 4.0 GPA's signifying all A's in their classes. Meanwhile, 13 of the Pirates' 19 intercollegiate athletic teams achieved an overall GPA of 3.0 or better.
  • Day of Giving Comes to VC Athletics Tuesday Dec. 1
    November 23, 2020
    After Thanksgiving, Black Friday and Cyber Monday, the VC Athletic Department is hosting a Day of Giving on Tuesday Dec. 1. The fundraiser conducted through text messaging or online will benefit Pirate Athletics, or any of VC's 19 sports teams. The goal for the day is to have at least 50 individual donors and raise at least $1,000 combined. 
  • VC Athletics Partners With ASVC in Voter Registration Drive
    September 25, 2020
    Tuesday September 22 was National Voter Registration Day. In conjunction with that day, the Ventura College Athletic Department has paired with the Associated Students of Ventura College to encourage 100 percent voter registration among eligible student athletes and 100 percent registration among VC students. The effort is also encouraging all students to become educated voters and participate in this fall's election.
  • Student Athlete Academic Achievement Honored on Dean's Lists
    September 14, 2020
    Despite the movement of classes online and the cancellation of most of the spring season, student athletes at Ventura College continued to achieve academically in 2019-20. In the fall, 99 student athletes made the Dean's list, signifying a grade point average of 3.5 or above, while 107 student athletes were honored on the Dean's list in the spring 2020 semester.