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Eastern swim teams wrap up final home meet

Tyler McCluskey, Swim Reporter

December 4, 2016

  The Eastern swim teams had a total of nine second-place finishes in Saturday’s meet against Saint Louis, Wabash College and Maryville. In the men’s 500-yard freestyle relay, the team of junior Shamus Shields, sophomore Tyler Parrish, junior Jennings Soccorso-McCoy and junior Bryan Mc...

Swim teams hosting final home meet

Tyler McCluskey, Swim Reporter

December 1, 2016

The swim teams will host their final home meet of the season this weekend and will honor the seniors for Senior Night. The Panthers had a good showing with dropped times at the House of Champions. Coach Jacqueline Michalksi said the House of Champions is a great setup for the Summit League Champ...

Swim teams show season-best times at recent meets

Swim teams show season-best times at recent meets

Tyler McCluskey, Swim Reporter

November 30, 2016

For the Eastern men’s and women’s teams, despite their record, they have been having a good showing for individuals in their respective events. One standout is junior Matt Jacobs, who was the Summit League swimmer of the week earlier this year. Last season, Jacobs moved into third place all-time o...

Swim teams place at House of Champions

Tyler McCluskey, Swim Reporter

November 27, 2016

  The men’s and women’s swim teams both finished in 11th place out of 12 teams at the House of Champions Nov 18-20 at IUPUI. After the first two days, the women’s team was in last before making the jump up in the final day, while the men were in 10th the first two days before dropped...

Swim teams head to House of Champions meet

Tyler McCluskey, Swim Reporter

November 17, 2016

  The Eastern swim teams are headed to one of the biggest meets this season at the House of Champions. It marks the half-way point for the team and gives an idea of how the team and the swimmers have done so far this season. Coach Jacqueline Michalski said that it is a great opportunity...

Column: Swim teams bring excitement, energy

Column: Swim teams bring excitement, energy

Tyler McCluskey, Swim Reporter

November 15, 2016

Junior Matt Jacobs achieved his first ever Summit League swimmer of the week. Jacobs earned a first-place finish in the 100 breast with a time of 57.36 seconds and broke his own pool record. Jacobs also took first in the 100 individual medley, earning a team record. This was the first time they...

Swim teams lose to Evansville

Swim teams lose to Evansville

Tyler McCluskey, Swim Reporter

November 14, 2016

The Eastern men’s and women’s teams fell short against Evansville on Friday, losing 115-90 and 145-59. Junior Matt Jacobs broke his previous record of :57.54 in the 100-breast by finishing with a :57.36 time. Ten minutes after the warmup, Jacobs felt good going into the 100 breast by cooling...

Swimming teams host Evansville at Padovan Pool

Tyler McCluskey, Swim Reporter

November 10, 2016

After a week off from competition, the men and women’s swimming teams host Evansville Friday. The men’s team lost 188-99 while the women lost 164-114. Eastern coach Jacqueline Michalski said that she started scouting and planned for this meet by looking at the times and seeing where the strengths...

Swim teams taking time off this weekend

Tyler McCluskey, Swim Reporter

November 3, 2016

  After a great performance from the men’s and women’s swimming teams last Saturday, the Panthers had a week to themselves to recover and get back in training mode for their next opponent. Coach Jacqueline Michalski said the teams have increased their volume by increasing their yards. “We...

There is more than swimming, body art to Schwake

There is more than swimming, body art to Schwake

Adam Shay, Feature Writer

November 2, 2016

The concept of a jellyfish intrigues senior women’s swimmer Fallyn Schwake, which is why she has a tattoo of one on her left arm to represent who she is as a person. Jellyfish are one of the oldest living organisms that have ever lived on Earth. Schwake said she finds the concept of jellyfish fascinating...

Swim teams win, set records

Swim teams win, set records

Tyler McCluskey, Swim Reporter

October 30, 2016

  Sophomore Lauren Oostman and junior Matt Jacobs set Padovan Pool records in their respective events Saturday to help lead the men and women to wins over Valparaiso. Oostman posted a 2:06.36 in the 200-yard backstroke, while Jacobs had a time of 57.54 in the 100-yard breaststroke. Jacobs...

Swim teams hosting season opener Saturday

Tyler McCluskey, Swim Reporter

October 27, 2016

The Eastern men and women’s swim teams will host their season opener on Saturday against Valparaiso. The Panther women’s swim team is coming off of a split, winning against Butler and losing against IUPUI. The men had a strong showing in their loss to IUPUI with a winner in junior Matt Jacobs taking...

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