Posts by Swimming

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, Women's Volleyball Outside Hitter • 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, Sports Editor • 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, Sports Editor • February 14, 2014

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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, Sports Editor • 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, Sports Editor • 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, Assistant Sports Editor • 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 …

The Ticker (Week ending Nov. 17)

By Benjamin Blum, Sports Editor • November 20, 2013

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Swimming: Tigers remain atop podium
The final meet of 2013 was another successful one for the Tigers, who once again lapped the competition at the Dalplex …

David Sharpe embarks on new Olympic pursuit

By Graeme Benjamin, Sports Editor • November 15, 2013

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Dalhousie swimmer David Sharpe learned several important lessons during his successful quest for a berth in the 2012 Olympic Games. Foremost among them was …

The Ticker (For the week ending Nov 3)

By Daniel Bergman, Assistant Sports Editor • November 7, 2013

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Hockey: On-ice struggles continue
A disappointing weekend for Tigers hockey ended on a redeeming note, as Dalhousie’s women’s team overcame a two-goal deficit to secure a …