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Eastern swim team finds positives from Lewis meet

Eric Hendrix, Swim Reporter

October 16, 2018

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

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

  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

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

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

Senior Steve Fishman swims the backstroke in the Panthers’ meet Oct. 28 against Western. Fishman broke the 100-yard individual medley Eastern record at the Summit League Championships with a time of 51.09. That time also earned him second place in the event.

Adam Shay, Swim Reporter

February 19, 2018

  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

Freshman Sarah Lohman swims the women’s 200-yard freestyle, where she took second place against Valparaiso Jan. 20 at the Padovan Pool. Eastern’s swim team wrapped up the first day of the Summit League Championships Wednesday.

Adam Shay, Swim Reporter

February 15, 2018

  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...

Swimmers confident going into conference

Sophomore Rachel Manderscheid swims the backstroke leg of the women’s 200-yard individual medley against Western and Butler Oct. 2017. The Panthers open the Summit League Championships Wednesday Sioux Falls, S.D.

Adam Shay, Swim Reporter

February 13, 2018

The Eastern men’s and women’s swim team’s effort and hard work will be put to the test as they travel to Sioux Falls, S.D. for the Summit League Championship. As the Panthers leave Monday, they embark on a 688-mile road trip to compete in the four-day championship from Wednesday to Saturday. At...

Panthers seeking record championship

Senior Brandon Robbins swims the men’s 100-yard butterfly Jan. 20 at the Padovan Pool against Valparaiso. Robbins took third in the event with a time of 55.17 seconds. The Panthers are gearing up for the Summit League Championships.

Adam Shay, Swim Reporter

February 6, 2018

The Eastern men’s and women’s swim team have the weekend off before they conclude their season at the Summit League Championship. Last year at the championship, the Panthers finished their season by setting three new school records: the 100-yard individual medley record for both men and women, a...

Swimmers look back on their season

Adam Shay, Swim Reporter

January 31, 2018

  As the Summit League Championship approaches, the Eastern men and women’s swim teams look back to the beginning of October at their accomplishments this season. Both swim teams have compiled winning seasons as the men’s team finished 4-1 in head-to-head meets, whereas the women’s team...

Panther swim teams lose at Saint Louis

Sophomore Julia Martin swims the women’s 100-yard backstroke against Valparaiso Jan. 20 at the Padovan Pool. Martin took third in the event. Eastern’s men and women lost to Saint Louis Saturday.

Adam Shay, Swim Reporter

January 28, 2018

The Eastern men’s and women’s swim team finished out their regular season against the Saint Louis Billikens and University Missouri-St. Louis as the Panther swim teams both took losses. The Billikens’ men’s swim team defeated Eastern 204.50-59.50, as well as defeating Missouri-St. Louis 171.50-93....

Swimmers make final push to conference

Adam Shay, Swim Reporter

January 25, 2018

After coming off a win against Evansville, the Eastern men’s and women’s swim teams will take on the Saint Louis Billikens Saturday. As the season winds down, both the men and women will finish the season with winning records, regardless of their outcome against Saint Louis. Currently, the men’s ...

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