2018-19 News

  • Athletics Honors 69 Seniors at Annual Senior Celebration
    May 22, 2019
    WASHINGTON, D.C. - Last Thursday, the Catholic University Athletics Department held its annual senior celebration banquet inside the Pryzbyla Center in which it honored 69 seniors, including its six major award winners.
  • Cardinals Finish Third in 2018-19 President's Trophy Standings
    May 16, 2019
    TOWSON, Md. - For the second-straight year, the Catholic University athletics department finished third in the Landmark Conference President's Trophy standings. The Cardinals' second-place finish is their highest since they won in 2015.
  • Hicks and Bouvier Honored with Inaugural Crafa Award
    May 05, 2019
    WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Catholic University swimming and diving team honored senior Sam Hicks and junior Jacquelyn Bouvier with the first Christopher Crafa Award on Sunday evening at the DuFour Center. 
  • Cardinals Host Sixth Annual Brookland Field Day
    April 30, 2019
    Catholic University student athletes joined forces with Campus Ministry's Brookland Outreach on Sunday, April 28 to host the sixth annual Brookland Field Day at Cardinal Stadium.
  • Catholic to Celebrate Eighth Annual Division III Week April 1-7
    March 29, 2019
    WASHINGTON, D.C. - The Catholic University athletics department will participate in the NCAA's eighth annual celebration of Division III Week April 1-7, 2019. It is an opportunity to recognize the powerful impact of athletics and student-athletes on the campus and surrounding community.
  • Cardinals Place 72 on Landmark Winter Academic Honor Roll
    March 05, 2019
    TOWSON, Md. - Catholic University had 72 student-athletes from its six winter sports (men's basketball, women's basketball, men's swimming & diving, women's swimming & diving, mens indoor track & field, women's indoor track & field) named to the 2018-19 Landmark Conference Winter Academic Honor Roll on Tuesday.
  • Six Cardinals Named to Landmark Winter All-Sportsmanship
    February 28, 2019
    TOWSON, Md. - The Catholic University was honored with six selections to the Landmark Conference Winter All-Sportsmanship Teams, as announced by the conference office on Friday morning.
  • Cardinals Claim Two Major Awards, 20 All-Landmark Selections
    February 19, 2019
    TOWSON, Md. - After capturing its third-straight Landmark title, the Catholic University men's swimming & diving team earned the Swimmer and Coach of the Year, as well as 20 all-conference selections. The Cardinals earned 13 first team honorees and seven second-team nods.
  • Cool Schools Polar Plunge Raises $33,000 for Special Olympics
    February 18, 2019
    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Catholic University head football coach Mike Gutelius was among 120 people, mostly Catholic student-athletes, who participated in the Polar Plunge to support Special Olympics DC. This year's plunge drew 300 pledges and raised $33,464.
  • Cardinals Win Third-Straight Landmark Title, McCarthy Honored
    February 18, 2019
    BOYDS, Md. - The Catholic University men's swimming and diving team won the Landmark Conference Title for the third consecutive year with a final score of 867 points. The Cardinals topped the meet by 243 points with Susquehanna earning seconds (624) and the University of Scranton taking third (612.5). 
  • Cardinals Win Every Swim on First Night of Conference Meet
    February 16, 2019
    BOYDS, Md. - Looking to win its third straight conference championship, Catholic University men's swimming and diving team earned the top spot in all five swim events on the opening night of the 2019 Landmark Conference Championships and currently sit in first place with 276 points. 
  • Cardinals Take Gold in Four Events, Extend Championship Lead
    February 16, 2019
    BOYDS, Md. - The Catholic University men's swimming and diving team took the top spot in four events in night two of the Landmark Conference Championships and finished the evening in first place with 590 points. Susquehanna (424) and Scranton (420.5) trail by more than 160 points in second and third. 
  • Athletics Receives NADIIIAA Community Service Award
    January 28, 2019
    ORLANDO, Fla. - On Saturday, the Catholic University athletics department was honored for its annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service as the winner of the National Association of Division III Administrators (NADIIIAA) Community Service Award for On-Going Project category.
  • Verby and McCarthy Lead Cardinals Against DI Howard
    January 26, 2019
    WASHINGTON, D.C. - The Catholic University men's swimming & diving team closed out its regular season Saturday afternoon against NCAA Division I Howard University. The Cardinals traveled to Burr Pool in Northwest and lost to the Bison by a final score of 155-125.
  • Men's and Women's Swimming Honored as Scholar All-America Teams
    January 23, 2019
    COLORADO SPRINGS, CO - The Catholic University men's and women's swimming & diving teams have been awarded spots on the College Swimming Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) list of Scholar All-America Teams for another semester of strong academic achievement. 
  • Catholic Athletics Participates in MLK Day of Service
    January 22, 2019
    WASHINGTON, D.C. - Catholic University's 25 varsity teams joined the University community Monday and participated in this year’s MLK Day of Service, an annual event in which students honor the life and legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., by doing acts of service for community partners. 
  • Cardinals Touch First in Every Event, Defeat Yellow Jackets
    January 19, 2019
    WASHINGTON, D.C. - The Catholic University men's swimming & diving team took first place in every one of its events in a decisive victory over Randolph-Macon on Saturday at the DuFour Center Pool. The Cardinals defeated the Yellow Jackets 202-60 on their final home meet of the season.
  • Under Armour to be Official Outfitter of Catholic Athletics
    January 17, 2019
    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Catholic University Associate Vice President and Director of Athletics Sean Sullivan announced Thursday that the athletics department has entered into a five-year partnership agreement with Under Armour through BSN SPORTS.
  • McCarthy Tabbed as Landmark Athlete of the Week
    January 14, 2019
    TOWSON, Md. - For the second time this season, Catholic University men's swimming sophomore Gregory McCarthy has been selected as the Landmark Conference Athlete of the Week, announced by the league office Monday afternoon.
  • Cardinals Open New Year with Win Over Shoremen
    January 12, 2019
    CHESTERTOWN, Md. - After a decent break from competitive swimming and a training trip in Florida, the Catholic University men's swimming & diving team began 2019 on a strong note, earning its fifth meet victory on Saturday afternoon over Washington College, 160-102. 
  • Men's Swimming Junior Brian Aberle Approved for U.S. Patent
    January 08, 2019
    WASHINGTON, D.C. - In some ways, Catholic University student-athlete Brian Aberle is a college student with whom most can relate. He’s started watching The Office in his free time, and admits “there’s a lot of cool stuff on YouTube” that can distract him from his studies.
  • Catholic Mourns the Passing of Chris Crafa
    January 03, 2019
    WASHINGTON, D.C. - Chris Crafa, a junior mechanical engineering major and member of the men's swimming and diving team at Catholic University, died of a sudden cardiac event on January 1 near his home in Garden City, New York. He was 20 years old.
  • Men's Swimming Finishes Second in Yellow Jacket Invitational
    December 01, 2018
    RICHMOND, Va. - With 1500 points, the Catholic University men's swim team finished second place out of seven competing teams in the 2018 Randolph-Macon College Yellow Jacket Invitational after two days of swimming at the Collegiate School Aquatic Center.
  • Cardinals Cruise Past Gophers, 212-37
    November 17, 2018
    WASHINGTON, D.C. - The Catholic University men's swimming & diving team earned its third conference meet victory in a comfortable win over Goucher on Saturday afternoon, 212-37.
  • Cardinals Defeat Royals in First Landmark Weekend
    October 27, 2018
    SCRANTON, Pa. - The Catholic University men's swimming & diving team performed well in its a couple Landmark Conference meets this weekend, defeating Marywood and Scranton. 
  • Men's Swimming & Diving Defeat Salisbury for First Meet Win
    October 20, 2018
    SALISBURY, Md. - The Catholic University men's swimming & diving team earned its first meet win of the year Saturday afternoon on the road against the Salisbury Sea Gulls, 165-89.
  • McCarthy Selected as Landmark Athlete of the Week
    October 15, 2018
    TOWSON, Md. - The Catholic University men's swimming sophomore Gregory McCarthy has been selected as the Landmark Conference Athlete of the Week, announced by the league office on Monday afternoon.
  • Cardinals Tabbed to Repeat as Landmark Champions
    October 12, 2018
    WASHINGTON, D.C. - The reigning Landmark Conference Men's Swimming & Diving Champions, The Catholic University of America are the No. 1-ranked team in the 2018-19 Landmark Conference preseason coaches' poll, as released by the league on Thursday morning.
  • Cardinals Open Season Against Division II Barton College
    October 12, 2018
    WASHINGTON, D.C. - The Catholic University men's swimming & diving team got its season started against Division II Barton College from North Carolina, falling to the Bulldogs 187-75.