Posts Tagged ‘Dal Swimming’

2019 Dal athletics winter break analysis

In this image: Sascha Kappos slam dunks the ball into the basketball hoop.

At the end of the fall semester, the basketball, hockey, swimming and volleyball teams get a break, but they’re also gearing up for the second half of their seasons.   Here’s an overview of how they’re doing so far.   Dal men’s basketball   After two years of dominating the regular season, the first month of the men’s…

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Dal varsity season preview

Here’s a brief overview of the upcoming Dalhousie University athletics season. Seven of the 14 teams should be contending for an AUS championship, making it an exciting year.   Men’s basketball  The men’s basketball team is once again hosting the national championships in Halifax and will be guaranteed a spot in the tournament. The challenge…

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Closer than teammates

Whatever choices third year Dalhousie University swimmer Julia Sarty made to further her swimming career, her younger sister Isabel had to follow exactly the same way. The sisters are separated by two years and both started recreational swimming when they were six; when Julia decided to do more competitive swimming at age 11, Isabel wanted…

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Back on calm waters

After a hectic season last year, the Dalhousie swim teams are living a normal life again. Last season, as previously reported by the Gazette, the Dal swim teams had to train at the Centennial pool from December of 2016, because the Dalplex pool was trying to fix leaks. It meant their usual training time was…

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Dal athletes keep a balanced lifestyle

Dalhousie University athletes work tirelessly to represent their school. How do these high-performing athletes manage to balance their academia, training and social life? The Gazette talked to two athletes about how they manage this. Harrison Callaghan is in his third year playing the position of left side on the men’s volleyball team. Off the court,…

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The Ticker (For the week ending Feb. 9)

Keisha Mills representing Dal. (Photo by Dustin Silvey)

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 (AUS) with a championship banner. Buoyed by the performances of swimmers of the meet David Sharpe and Alison Grant, as well as rookie of the meet Paige Robillard, the teams owned the podium…

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