2023-24 Kangaroo Women's Swimming News

  • Four From 'Roo Swimming Earn Academic All-District
    April 02, 2024
    SHERMAN, Texas - Austin College women's swimmers Sammi Thiele, Jordan Armstrong, Cassidee Levine, and Lola Barcus-Schafer have been selected as Academic All-District picks for their outstanding performances both athletically and academically during the 2023-24 season.
  • Thiele Closes Championships with Third All-America Finish
    March 23, 2024
    GREESNBORO, N.C. - Austin College women's swimmer Sammi Thiele closed out the 2024 NCAA Division III National Championships with her third All-America finish iin as many events, taking seventh in the 200 backstroke to cap off her historic week in the pool.
  • Thiele Takes Bronze in 100 Backstroke
    March 22, 2024
    GREENSBORO, N.C. - Austin College swimmer Sammi Thiele earned All-America status for the second time in as many events at the NCAA Division III National Championships, coming in third in the 100 backstroke with an Austin College and Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference record time of 54.73 seconds.
  • Thiele Earns All-America Honors on Day One of NCAA Championships
    March 20, 2024
    GREENSBORO, N.C. - Austin College women's swimmer Sammi Thiele made history on Wednesday evening, becoming the first 'Roo swimmer to ever earn NCAA Division III All-America honors following a fourth place finish at the national championship meet.
  • Thiele Set to Compete at NCAA National Championships
    March 18, 2024
    SHERMAN, Texas - Austin College senior women's swimmer Sammi Thiele is headed to Greensboro, N.C., this week to compete at the NCAA Division III National Championship Meet. This marks the second consecutive year that Thiele will swim at the national stage, and she remains the only 'Roo swimmer to ever qualify for the championship meet.
  • 'Roos Finish Strong at SCAC Championships
    February 17, 2024
    GARLAND, Texas - The Austin College men's and women's swim teams wrapped up the 2024 Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference Championship Meet on Saturday, with the men placing fifth while the women were seventh. Sammi Thiele made history as the first 'Roo swimmer to win two golds at the same championship, and was also named the Elite 19 Award winner for the second year in a row.
  • 'Roos Perform Well on Day Three of SCAC Meet
    February 16, 2024
    GARLAND, Texas - Sammi Thiele brought home gold in the 100 backstroke for the second year in a row, and the 'Roo men's swim team climbed in the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference Championship standings on day three of the conference meet on Friday. The men are now in fifth place overall, while the women remain in sixth.
  • Thiele's Record Swim Highlights Day Two of SCAC Championships
    February 15, 2024
    GARLAND, Texas - Sammi Thiele broke the Austin College program record and took home second place in the 200 individual medley, and the Austin College finished day two of the 2024 Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference Championship Meet in sixth place on both the men's and women's sides on Thursday.
  • 'Roo Swimming Set to Open SCAC Championships
    February 14, 2024
    SHERMAN, Texas - The Austin College men's and women's swim teams will be headed to Garland on Wednesday as they open up the 2024 Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference Championship Meet, with both teams in action beginning Wednesday evening and continuing through Saturday night.
  • 'Roo Swimming Tops Centenary in Regular Season Finale
    January 20, 2024
    SHREVEPORT, La. - The Austin College men's and women's swim teams earned a combined victory in their final regular season meet of the 2023-24 campaign on Saturday, topping Centenary College 207-176 overall with the men outscoring the Gents 113-65 while the women were edged 111-94.
  • Thiele Named SCAC Swimmer of the Week
    January 17, 2024
    SUWANEE, Ga. - Austin College women's swimmer Sammi Thiele has been named the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference Swimmer of the Week for the second time this season, the league office has announced.
  • 'Roos Take Third at AC Invitational
    January 13, 2024
    SHERMAN, Texas - Both the Austin College men's and women's swim teams took third place at the Austin College Invitational on Saturday, as the 'Roos celebrated Senior Day in their final home meet of the 2023-24 campaign.
  • Austin College Swimming Falls at Trinity
    January 06, 2024
    SAN ANTONIO, Texas - The Austin College swim teams got a first place finish from Sammi Thiele, but both the men and women would fall to defending Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference champions Trinity University in a road meet on Saturday afternoon.
  • Thiele Named SCAC Character & Community Athlete of the Week
    December 06, 2023
    SUWANEE, Ga. -  Austin College women's swimmer Sammi Thiele was recently honored by the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference as their female Character & Community Student-Athlete of the Week. The SCAC Character & Community award honors the efforts of student-athletes who excel in the field of athletics, and also serve their campus and community.
  • Thiele Named SCAC Swimmer of the Week
    November 21, 2023
    SUWANEE, Ga. - Austin College swimmer Sammi Thiele has been named the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference Women's Swimmer of the Week after her record-setting performance at the Tiger Invitational, the league office has announced.
  • Thiele's Historic Performance Highlights 'Roo Swimming's Road Weekend
    November 19, 2023
    SAN ANTONIO, Texas - The Austin College men's and women's swim teams each finished sixth at the Tiger Invitational hosted by Trinity this weekend, with Sammi Thiele breaking her own Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference record in the 100 backstroke and earning three NCAA B-cut times.
  • 'Roo Men Top Ozarks, Women Come Up Short
    November 11, 2023
    SHERMAN, Texas - The Austin College men's swim team defeated visiting Ozarks 153-87 on Saturday, while the women were edged by the Eagles 150-107 in Hannah Natatorium.
  • 'Roos Swim Well Against SCAC Foe Southwestern
    November 04, 2023
    SHERMAN, Texas - The Austin College men's and women's swim teams had some strong times and multiple first place finishes against visiting Southwestern University on Saturday, though the Pirates ended up topping the 'Roo men 175-83 and the women 173-73.
  • 2023-24 'Roo Swimming Season Preview
    October 18, 2023
    SHERMAN, Texas - The Austin College men's and women's swim teams will be looking to build on a solid season from a year ago, with the men's team finishing sixth and the women taking fifth at the 2023 Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference Championships last February.