Posts Tagged ‘Swimming’

Strong finish to undefeated swim season

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 finished in first place for the fourth consecutive time this season. The team had a strong start to the weekend, opening the women’s 200 metre freestyle by sweeping the podium, with Molly…

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Victory laps

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 women’s squad, for example, currently holds Atlantic University Sport (AUS) banners from every year since 2001, while the men’s championship streak extends all the way back to 1999. With both…

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The Ticker (Week ending Nov. 17)

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 pool. Both men’s and women’s teams jumped out to massive leads following Saturday’s races, finishing over 80 points ahead of the second place teams. Individual performances from Molly Wedge and David Sharpe set several…

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The Ticker (For the week ending Oct. 25)

Women’s basketball: Team hosts tourney, raises awareness by thinking pink The Dalplex played host to the Subway Centennial Tournament, as the women’s team continue their preparation for the regular season. The Tigers took a nine-point lead into the half on Friday Oct. 18 against Carleton, but only managed 16 points in the second half as they…

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Dalhousie Tigers: Winter 2013 Semester in Review

This banner ends a seven-year championship drought for women's volleyball. (Photo by Darek Nakonieczny via NLsportsphoto.com)

By: Ian Froese, Sports Editor, Henry Whitfield, Benjamin Blum, Stephen Campbell, Monica Mutale, Staff Contributors Let’s not gloss over it: this was a semester unlike any other for Dalhousie Athletics. Instead of the slap to the wrist many expected, the university garnered international attention by taking a strong stance against hazing, forcing women’s hockey to…

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