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Dani DiMatteo, record holder, avid coffee drinker

Dani DiMatteo, record holder, avid coffee drinker

Tyler McCluskey, Assistant Sports Editor

March 1, 2017

Motivated by not only her team and fueled by iced coffee with cream and sugar from Quills Coffee shop in Indianapolis, junior Dani DiMatteo prepared for what would be a record-breaking performance. Seeded eighth going into the Summit League Championship, DiMatteo would end up finishing sixth place...

Harkins adds name to record books

Harkins adds name to record books

Tyler McCluskey, Assistant Sports Editor

February 22, 2017

Fifty-two point ninety-seven seconds. That is the amount of time it took for sophomore Nick Harkins to finish the 100-Individual Medley at the Summit League Championships and set an Eastern record. Minutes before Harkins got on the block, teammate junior Matt Jacobs broke the record in the same newly...

Records broken at Summit League Championships

Records broken at Summit League Championships

Tyler McCluskey, Assistant Sports Editor

February 19, 2017

The men’s and women’s swim teams finished their season on Saturday at the Summit League Championship with the men taking sixth place while the women ended in seventh. The Panthers saw three new school records from junior Dani DiMatteo, sophomore Nick Harkins, and junior Brandon Robbins on the...

Swim team finishes day 1 at conference

Tyler McCluskey, Assistant Sports Editor

February 15, 2017

The men’s and women’s swim teams began their four-day Summit League Championship meet on Wednesday at IUPUI after almost a month off from competition. For the first day, the events were the 200-yard medley relay and the 800-yard freestyle relay for both the men and women. The Panthers are in...

O’Doherty sets goals for Summit League Championship

O’Doherty sets goals for Summit League Championship

Tyler McCluskey, Assistant Sports Editor

February 13, 2017

The Eastern men’s and women’s swim have been preparing for the teams’ Summit League Championship since the start of the season. Since their last meet on Jan. 28 against Valparaiso, the first week after the practices were intense and full of heavy lifting. Last week things started to slow down...

Swimmers ready for final Summit League meet

Tyler McCluskey, Assistant Sports Editor

February 7, 2017

The Summit League Championships are just around the corner. In another week, the Panthers will travel to Indianapolis, Ind. to do what they have been working up to all season. The last time the Panthers were in action was on Jan. 28 against Valparaiso. Other teams that swam their meets that day were:...

High GPA’s earn swim teams scholastic honors

Tyler McCluskey, Assistant Sports Editor

February 2, 2017

  Both the men’s and women’s swim teams were named to the College Swimming Coaches Association of America Fall Scholar All-American team for the 2016 fall semester. The women were tied for seventh with an impressive 3.64 while the men had a 3.35, which put them at 13th overall for Divisi...

Women’s swimming emerges victorious, men suffer loss

Tyler McCluskey, Assistant Sports Editor

January 29, 2017

  The men’s and women’s swim team swam in their final meet of the season on Saturday with the women coming away victorious over Valparaiso 149-113, while the men lost just by 12 points, 137-125. The women’s team came away with eight first place finishes while the men took six first place...

Last meet of the season looming for swim team

Tyler McCluskey, Assistant Sports Editor

January 26, 2017

By Tyler McCluskey Assistant Sports Editor | @DEN_Sports The Eastern men’s and women’s swim teams will have their final meet of the season before the all-awaited Summit League Championship. The Panthers will swim against Valparaiso, a team they saw earlier this season at the Padovan Pool....

Swim teams both finish top 5 at Indiana State

Tyler McCluskey, Assistant Sports Editor

January 22, 2017

  The men’s and women’s swim teams competed on Friday for the first time in 2017 against Indiana State and Ball State. The men took on Ball State, while the women’s side took on both teams. The Panthers lost to Ball State on the men’s side, 188-93. On the women’s side, they lost...

Looking forward for men and women’s swimming

Tyler McCluskey, Assistant Sports Editor

January 16, 2017

  Friday’s swim meet against Saint Louis was cancelled due to travel concerns with the weather. The Panthers will return to action on Jan 20th where the men’s team will take on Ball State and the women’s team will see Ball State and Indiana State in Terre Haute, IN at 6 p.m. The Panthers...

Swim teams aim to stay focused over long break between meets

Tyler McCluskey, Swim Reporter

December 5, 2016

The Eastern men and women’s swim team will have plenty of time off over the next couple of weeks with their next meet not until Jan. 13 against Saint Louis. With that much time off and finals steadily approaching, coach Jacqueline Michalski said that practice will run as normal and the intensity...

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