The Daily Eastern News

Swimmer Lauren Oostman hoping for big first year

Freshman Lauren Oostman is hoping to have a big first year as a Panther. Her personal best time in the 200 yard backstroke is just two seconds off the school record.

Sean Hastings, Sports Editor

December 2, 2015

Freshman Lauren Oostman is in her first year as a member of the Eastern women’s swim team and has set big goals for herself, including breaking the 200- and maybe the 100-yard backstroke records for Eastern. “My goal right now is to break the 200-backstroke record and possibly the 100-backstroke...

Austin Parrish back in the pool after heart injury

Junior Austin Parrish has made his return to the pool after a heart condition called Atrial Fibrilation. Parish has swam in two meets this year and has dropped times.

Cheyenne Fitzgerald, Staff Reporter

November 11, 2015

Junior Austin Parrish is a distance swimmer for the Eastern men’s swim team and is getting back into the water again for the first time since being brought to the hospital on Sept 25 for atrial fibrillation (AFib). Atrial fibrillation is when the upper chambers in the heart quiver instead of correctly...

Swim teams feeling confident moving forward

Sean Hastings, Sports Editor

November 9, 2015

The Eastern men’s and women’s swim teams may not have the record to show it but both teams have been posting times that have them feeling confident for the rest of the season. The men and women both got wins over the weekend defeating Valparaiso by wide margins. The men won by a score of 12...

Eastern swim teams set to host Valparaiso

Sean Hastings, Sports Editor

November 4, 2015

After posting multiple in season best times last weekend at Evansville, the Eastern men’s and women’s swim teams will have another chance to improve this weekend when they host Valparaiso Saturday. The men and women both split the season series last year with Valpo in what were all very c...

Depth to be key for swim teams at Evansville

Sean Hastings, Sports Editor

October 28, 2015

The Eastern men’s and women’s swim team will dive back into competition this weekend for the first time in two weeks when they swim at Evansville. The Panthers started their season when they swam in the Illinois Invitational on Oct. 16 and hosted Indiana-Purdue University Oct. 17. When the...

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