Posts by Swimming

Dal swim teams dominate AUS championships

By Graeme Benjamin • February 17, 2015


AUS records smashed as Tigers route competition
It didn’t take much for the Tigers to swim to yet another consecutive AUS title.

The women’s side ran …

The Ticker (for the week ending Oct. 19)

By Graeme Benjamin • October 25, 2014

The Ticker (for the week ending Oct. 19)

Women’s hockey split opening weekend contests

Dalhousie started their season off on the right foot Oct. 17 on the road with a 5-2 victory over …

Closing up to open up

By Yusraa Tadj • October 3, 2014

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Dalhousie Muslim Student Association advocate for women’s-only swim classes
A women’s-only swim class has been on the Dalhousie Muslim Student Association’s agenda for a while. …

The big finish!

By Dalhousie Gazette Staff • March 28, 2014

MacDonald had the Tigers set up for success. (Photo y Chris Parent)

The end of the year brings about different feelings for everyone. Some are relieved that it’s finally over, while others are bewildered by how …

Recruiting for the future

By Raeesa Lalani • February 28, 2014

A strong Dalhousie swim team hopes to get even stronger in the years ahead. (Photo by Dustin Silvey)

The spectator’s cheers echo throughout the pool. A whistle tweets as bodies bound off of the starting block. The crisp, turquoise water is pushed …

The Ticker (for the week ending Feb. 23)

By Benjamin Blum • February 28, 2014

David Sharpe's performance provided a lone bright spot in an otherwise disappointing weekend. (Photo by Martin Bazyl via the University of Toronto)

Track and Field – Women take title, men settle for second
For the first time since the 2001-02 season, the AUS track and field championship did …

2014’s Most Eligible Tigers

By Graeme Benjamin • February 14, 2014


They’re hot. They’re athletic. They’re talented.
But most importantly…they’re single.
We’ve hand-picked seven of Dalhousie’s most eligible varsity bachelors and bachelorettes, sat down with them and …

The Ticker (For the week ending Feb. 9)

By Benjamin Blum • February 12, 2014

Sprinter Allister Mason earned second place in the 300-metre and fourth in the 600-metre. (Photo by Chris Parent)

Swim – Men’s and women’s AUS reign continues
It has been a long time since a Tigers swim team didn’t return from the Atlantic University Sport …

Strong finish to undefeated swim season

By Benjamin Blum • January 23, 2014

The Tigers were leagues ahead of the competition last weekend. (Photo by Chris Parent)

Hosting their second meet of the season, the Dalhousie men’s and women’s swim teams continued to leave the competition in their wake. Both teams …

Victory laps

By Daniel Bergman • January 17, 2014

Swimmers Joe Ur, left, and Molly Wedge have had plenty to smile about recently. (Photo by Kit Moran)

“When in doubt, just win.” This is the ubiquitous mantra of sports culture—and the Dalhousie Tigers swim team may be its most loyal adherents.
The …