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Eastern, Western used to close meets

Eastern, Western used to close meets

Adam Shay, Swim Reporter

October 18, 2017

The Eastern men and women’s swim team are on a two-meet win streak as they prepare for their meet against Western and Butler on Oct. 28. Over the past few years, the Panthers have lost to Western in individual meets as well as the House of Champions. However, what the Panthers have going for them t...

Panthers are prepared for Lewis University

Adam Shay, Swimming Reporter

October 11, 2017

The Eastern men and women’s swim teams host Lewis University this weekend as they try and continue their success from last Saturday’s meet. For coach Jacqueline Michalski, this is the first time, since she has been the Eastern swim coach,  that the Panthers have a dual meet against Lewis.  Usuall...

Eastern’s swim team win their first meet

Adam Shay, Swim Reporter

October 9, 2017

The Eastern men and women’s swim teams start off their semester season on a high note as both teams won their meets on Saturday against Valparaiso The women’s team won its meet 167-94, led by three Panthers who each recorded two first place finishes.  Among those players is junior Lauren Oostman...

Re-Record breaker Robbins

Re-Record breaker Robbins

Tyler McCluskey, Assistant Sports Editor

March 8, 2017

In just his sophomore season, junior Brandon Robbins broke the 100- and 200-breaststroke record. One year later, he found himself re-breaking the 200-breaststroke record. Robbins credits the preparation for the record dating back to the start of the season with going to practices and getting what needs ...

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...

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