The Daily Eastern News

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

Senior women’s swimmer Fallyn Schwake loves how jellyfish have remained the same for millions of years. “I don’t have to change for anyone,” Schwake said.

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

Sophomore Lauren Oostman set the Padovan Pool record in the women's 200-yard backstroke Saturday.

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...

Swim teams open season with first-place finishers

Tyler McCluskey, Swim Reporter

October 23, 2016

The Eastern men’s and women’s swim teams started its seasons on Friday with a split for the women and a loss for the men. The men lost to IUPUI 133-66. The women also lost to IUPUI 142-61 but picked up a win against Butler 150-55 Friday. Sophomore Lauren Oostman finished second in the 200-yard...

Men’s, women’s swim teams opening seasons away

Tyler McCluskey, Swimming Reporter

October 20, 2016

  The Eastern swim teams will start their seasons on the road at IUPUI. The men will face IUPUI, while the women will take on both IUPUI and Butler. Last season, the women’s team saw four swimmers reach the top-10 in the rankings all-time at Eastern. Sophomore Lauren Oostman broke...

Stroud remains vital part of team despite injury

Cheyenne Fitzgerald, Features Writer

September 28, 2016

An injury that has been plaguing Emily Stroud for the last two and a half years has led her to begin filing the paperwork to redshirt this season. Stroud, a transfer from the University of Findlay was competing as a freshman when the injury began. What is now correctly diagnosed as severe f...

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