The 2012-13 season for Drexel’s swimming and diving teams had its ups and downs, to say the least. As the Dragons turn the page for next season, they will aim for more consistency throughout the program. The women finished with a disappointing record of 2-8. Their season ended with a seventh-place finish at the Colonial [...]
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Coming off their first double victory of the season against Howard University two weeks earlier, the Drexel University men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams traveled Feb. 2 to Bethlehem, Pa., to take on the Lehigh University Mountain Hawks, whose men’s and women’s teams came into the contest with 3-3 and 1-4 records on the [...]
It was a great day in the pool for the Drexel University men’s and women’s swimming teams when they faced off Jan. 19 against the Howard University Bison in Washington, D.C. With the men’s team coming off a home loss to the University of Delaware and the women fresh off home losses to Delaware and [...]
The Drexel University men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams returned to the Drexel Pool Jan. 12 for a Colonial Athletic Association meet against the University of Delaware Blue Hens, with the women also playing host to the Northeastern University Huskies. The competition was Drexel’s first team meet since a mid-November matchup against Rutgers University. [...]
Four Drexel swimmers traveled to Austin, Texas, for the AT&T Winter National Championships from Nov. 29 to Dec. 1 to compete against some of the nation’s best swimmers. Winter Nationals is one of the fastest short-distance meets in the world, making qualifying for it that much more impressive. Athletes from many different levels, including collegiate, [...]
Drexel University’s men’s swimming and diving team showed up again last weekend, Nov. 16, placing second at the Frank Elm Invitational hosted by Rutgers University. Major contributions came from the seven swimmers who made the finals in the 200 individual medley. They included Junior Greg Oprendek; sophomores Chad Schmidt and Andrew Reimon; freshmen Brian Woo, [...]
The Drexel University men’s swimming and diving teams swept their meets at the Oct. 27 competition at Loyola University Maryland. They topped the Lafayette College Leopards 220-80, Seton Hall University Pirates 165.50-132.50, and the Loyola Greyhounds 170-118. The women’s team, on the other hand, had disappointing losses over the weekend. They fell to the Pirates [...]
The La Salle University Explorers handed a tough season-opening loss to Drexel’s men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams Oct. 20 at Kirk Pool. Drexel’s men’s team finished close behind with the final score at 152-140. There were a few bright spots to the day, particularly for freshmen Joel Barryman and Kyle Lukens. They placed [...]
Over the course of three days, the Drexel University men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams competed against the best student in the Colonial Athletic Association in an attempt to win the 2012 CAA championships. While neither team accomplished the ultimate goal of winning the conference, they had record-breaking performances that showed that they could [...]
The Drexel men’s and women’s swim teams are in Fairfax, Va. to compete in the Colonial Athletic Association Championships. Events started Feb. 22 and continue through Feb. 25. Drexel looks to postseason play as the men’s team compiled a 6-2 record after defeating Howard University and Lehigh University in their last two regular-season competitions, while [...]
Stephen Cal, the lone diver on the Drexel men’s team, competed against the University of Maryland-Baltimore County Feb. 11 at Drexel Pool and finished with two second-place finishes. He was able to compete better than he has all year and really show improvements during his last tune-up before the Colonial Athletic Association Championships Feb. 22-25 [...]
With the Drexel University swimming anddivingseason winding down,thereis only one meet remaining. Thisdiving-only meetwilltake placeFeb.11 at 11a.m.against the University ofMaryland-BaltimoreCounty. Juniorstandoutdiver Stephen Cal is the only member of the Drexel men’s swimming and diving team that competed last week in meets against Navy and Columbia University. In the meet, Cal scored 247.55 in the 1-meter [...]
It was a bittersweet end to the day Jan. 25 at the Drexel Pool when the Dragons competed against Lehigh University’s Mountain Hawks. The men surpassed the Hawks with a final score of 167-133 while the women fell short 182-112. The most impressive results of the day were the combined 18 first-place finishes, in addition [...]
In sports, teams always want to be at their best when it matters most and the Drexel University men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams are no exception. The Colonial Athletic Association Championships are a little over a month away, and the Drexel teams only have one dual meet left between now and then. They [...]
The inevitable events that take place, while expected, can still carry surprising results. In sports, winning and losing are among the few absolutes that still exist. While losing is not a desired result by any means, it is one that will happen to any team at one time or another. Yet what happened to the [...]
Both the men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams of Drexel will return to the pool Jan. 14 after their break from action. The two teams will travel to Delaware for a Saturday afternoon meet against the University of Delaware squad, with the women also set to swim against Northeastern University on Saturday. Some Dragons [...]
The men and women of Drexel swimming compiled a strong amount of individual victories at the Terrier Invitational in Boston the weekend before Thanksgiving break. In total, the team earned 13 individual top-five finishes, with three first-place finishes for the men. Out of the eight teams that competed, Drexel took fifth on the men’s side [...]
It was a case of deja vu for the Drexel men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams, as they earned a split in their dual meet at Binghamton University Nov. 12. The men’s squad (4-0) won their meet 170-128 while the women’s squad (1-3) lost 194-97. The 42-point margin of victory for the men’s side [...]
The Drexel men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams earned a 1-1 split against George Washington at Drexel Pool Nov. 5. The men’s squad improved their record on the season to 3-0 with a 170-110 win, while the women’s squad fell to 1-2 with a 164-98 defeat. The men’s meet had a variety of highlights. [...]
Heading into their next meet against George Washington University Nov. 5, the Drexel University swimming and diving teams had opposing results. The Drexel men’s swimming team defeated La Salle University 185.5 to 110.5. A trio of freshman who earned first-place finishes will look to continue their winning ways against George Washington. In the La Salle [...]
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