The Daily Eastern News

Both swim teams compete before long winter break

Eric Hendrix, Swim Reporter

December 5, 2018


Filed under Sports, Swimming

The Eastern swim teams traveled to Indiana State this past Saturday to compete in a relay meet, which will be the teams’ last action until Jan. 9. Sophomore Ivan Escott competed in multiple relays on Saturday. Escott reflected on the meet and the overall team energy entering it. “Our last meet w...

Panthers come up big at House of Champs meet

Panthers come up big at House of Champs meet

Eric Hendrix, Swim Reporter

November 28, 2018


Filed under Sports, Swimming

The Panther swimmers traveled to Indianapolis, Indiana on Nov. 16 for a weekend-long meet. The men’s and women’s teams combined together for 15 top-25 finishes. The women’s team accounted for five of those finishes. Senior swimmer Martee Grainger competed in the 50-yard freestyle, 100-yard free...

Panthers swim teams look forward after loss to Ball State

Panthers swim teams look forward after loss to Ball State

Eric Hendrix, Swim Reporter

November 6, 2018


Filed under Sports, Swimming

The men’s and women’s swimming teams received a loss at their meet last Friday against Ball State. The Eastern men lost to Ball State 180.5-113.5, while the women lost 204-77. Senior swimmer Lauren Oostman competed in the medley relay, 100-yard backstroke, 200-yard backstroke, 200-yard individual...

Panthers prepare to swim against Ball State

Panthers prepare to swim against Ball State

Eric Hendrix, Swim Reporter

October 31, 2018


Filed under Sports, Swimming

The men’s and women’s swimming teams are getting ready take on Ball State on Friday at 4 p.m. The team will be traveling to Indiana to face them at their pool. After splitting a victory with Valparaiso at their last meet, the men will look for their second win of the season while the women loo...

Panther swimmers take loss against Billikens

Panther swimmers take loss against Billikens

Eric Hendrix, Swim Reporter

October 24, 2018


Filed under Sports, Swimming

Eastern swimmers lost their home opener on Friday facing off against the Saint Louis Billikens. The women lost 170-92 to Saint Louis while the men lost 98-164.  Senior Logan Long competed on 100m-backstroke, 50m-freestyle and freestyle relay last Friday against the Billikens. Although the team f...

Eastern swim team finds positives from Lewis meet

Eric Hendrix, Swim Reporter

October 16, 2018


Filed under Sports, Swimming

Eastern’s swim teams traveled to Romeoville, Ill. this past Saturday afternoon to compete against the Lewis University Flyers. The women’s team fell short 168-90 to Lewis, and the men fell 174-84. Although the team lost the meet, there were some very positive takeaways.  “It was a good meet. We had good energy. We mi...

Eastern swim teams ready for Lewis University meet

Eric Hendrix, Swim Reporter

October 10, 2018


Filed under Sports, Swimming

Eastern’s swim teams have been using Padovan Pool daily in preparation for its next meet after having opened the season two weeks ago at the Butler Invitational. Head swimming coach Jacqueline Michalskiexpressed her feelings about the team’s performance so far. She even mentioned some individua...

Eastern swim teams swim in first meet of season

Eric Hendrix, Swim Reporter

October 1, 2018


Filed under Sports, Swimming

  The Eastern swim teams traveled to Indianapolis this past Saturday to compete in the Butler Invitational. This was the team’s first official meet of the season.  Senior Martee Grainger competed as an anchor in the 200-medley relay and 400-freestyle relay. She also competed in the 100 freest...

Swim team fills up Padovan for Family Weekend

Eric Hendrix, Swim Reporter

September 24, 2018


Filed under Sports, Swimming

There was a rather large crowd of parents at Padovon Pool on Saturday morning eager to show support to Eastern’s swim teams in their Blue vs. Grey exhibition meet.   The Blue team would ultimately come out on top as swimmers broke over ten Blue vs. Grey records on Saturday including Women’s 20...

Eastern swim teams ready for new season

Eric Hendrix, Swim Reporter

September 17, 2018


Filed under Sports, Swimming

The Eastern swimming team is gearing up to start its new season.  The men’s and women’s swimming teams have been practicing daily in Lantz Arena in preparation for their upcoming season. The team will have an exhibition meet this Saturday to help prepare for the season. Some of the swimmers even ...

Swim teams end season in 5th, 6th place

Swim teams end season in 5th, 6th place

Adam Shay, Swim Reporter

February 19, 2018


Filed under Sports, Swimming

  After swimming four days in Sioux Falls, S.D., the Eastern men and women swim teams finished their season at the Summit League Championship. The men’s team finished in fifth place out of six with 308 points, one place higher than their finish last season. As for the women’s team at 205...

Panthers in 6th place of conference championships

Panthers in 6th place of conference championships

Adam Shay, Swim Reporter

February 14, 2018


Filed under Sports, Swimming

  After the first day at the Summit League Championship, the Eastern women’s swim team finished sixth and the men’s swim team is tied for fourth. At sixth place, the women’s team finished with 52 points and at fourth place,and the men’s team scored 58 points, tying them with Western...

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