The Daily Eastern News

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

Swim teams end season in 5th, 6th place

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

Panthers in 6th place of conference championships

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

Swimmers confident going into conference

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

Panthers seeking record championship

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

Panther swim teams lose at Saint Louis

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 ...

Senior swimmers reflect on Eastern careers

Senior swimmers reflect on Eastern careers

Adam Shay, Swim Reporter

January 23, 2018

Now that the Eastern men and women swimmers have concluded their careers swimming at the Padovan pool, they have a chance look back at their collegiate careers. Panther swimmers have been a part of the swim team as long as their freshman year, giving them experience when it comes to career highs and...

Seniors go out with wins against Valparaiso

Seniors go out with wins against Valparaiso

Adam Shay, Swim Reporter

January 21, 2018

  In the Eastern men and women’s swim teams’ final home meet of the season, both teams finished with victories against Valparaiso for a sweep on the season. Each team won their meets comfortably as the men’s team won 121-84 and women’s team won 119-84. Despite both teams winning comfortably,...

Oostman returns as Panthers lose

Oostman returns as Panthers lose

Adam Shay, Swim Reporter

January 15, 2018

  With a little over a month break from meets, the Eastern men and women’s swim teams both fell short to Evansville on Saturday. Evansville defeated the men’s team 158-130, handing them their first head-to-head loss this season. As for the women’s team, they lost 228-60 and were given...

Panther swimmers prepare for Saturday

Adam Shay, Swim Reporter

January 11, 2018

After two weeks of practice, the Eastern men and women’s swim team are preparing for Saturday as they travel to Evansville, Indiana, for their first meet of 2018.  The Panther swimmers returned to Eastern a week before winter break ended and have been practicing in what some call ‘hell week’. ...

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