Retiring the speedo: PCC swimmer moves on to UCLA

Michael Humphrey is from Pasadena, California, and has been swimming his whole life. He participated in swim clubs growing up and as a young adult he joined the men’s swimming and diving team at Pasadena City College. The last swim meet at PCC was in March against Chaffey. Lancers won with the score of 194-49 and Humphrey gained three wins: the 1000 yard freestyle (10:25.49), the 100 yard butterfly (56.11), and the 200 yard individual medley (2:09.33).

After 10 years away, PCC swimmer jumps back in the pool

Swim cap—on. Swimsuit—fitted. Water polo ball—at hand. Goggles—snug. Oh, and don’t forget to keep the swim parka close for those 6 a.m. practices. Ready, set, deep breath, whistle blown—go! Anna Herrin, PCC sophomore water polo and swim team competitor, never imagined how her life back in the water after a 10 year dry spell, would feel as good as it does now. What seemed like a distant dream to return to the poolside became Herrin’s new reality, as the rookie swimmer was given the opportunity …

Swim breaks alumni records at State Championship

This season of swimmers from PCC’s swim team are recognized for bringing home 13th place at the State Championship as well as breaking alumni records that have been recognized in PCC’s sports Hall of Fame. As this season comes to a close, the most memorable highlights are shared as the swim team says farewell to a few swimmers. Coach Stoddard is proud of the leadership from Samuel Jo as well as the effort Sydney Odent, Ryan Wang, and Roman Rostomyan put into their events at …

Dazzling, defiant, but disappointed: Lancers lose at Diablo Valley

Last Friday, the Lancers were unable to secure victory in their swim meet against Diablo Valley College, but tasted some redemption on Saturday at De Anza College. Despite winning only 8 of the 27 races in a losing effort against Diablo valley College on Friday, the Lancers did defeat De Anza college, and on Saturday, won the the College of Marin Invitational. Over the course of the two meets, the Lancers also acquired some valuable information about how to compete in Northern California. The most …

Water Polo have positive season, despite poor record

Despite the overall season record of 9-16, the Lancers women’s water polo have managed to maintain a strong bond and focus on what to improve on for next season. “Every season concludes with the enjoyment of the sophomores participating for two years and what they brought to the team environment and to our play,” said Coach Terry Stoddard. “One of the takeaways would be to replace what they contributed with incoming freshmen and the sophomores that are returning next year.” The Lancers faced their third …