Category: Swimming & Diving

Emory Athletic Teams Face Novel Challenges Without Fall Season

The Emory men's club ultimate frisbee team, "Juice," huddles during a tournament in 2015. The team now hopes to gain new members despite barriers set by the pandemic./ James Crissman (15C) While the fall semester is markedly different from an academic standpoint, athletics, perhaps, have felt even greater the wrath of this pandemic. Although some [...]

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Emory Student’s Olympic Dreams Delayed as COVID-19 Claims Tokyo Games

The unbridled spread of the novel coronavirus has forced the world, and its institutions, into lockdown as society desperately struggles to mitigate the pandemic. For former Emory Eagle Andrew Wilson (17C), this is just another roadblock in his unorthodox quest for Olympian status. One of the last major athletic dominoes to fall in the fight [...]

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Finding Home 8,000 Miles Away

Advertisement Jack Kelleher (22C) was only two years old when he started to swim. His mother, nervous about Kelleher drowning in the ocean, started his lessons at a young age. But the precautionary measures soon transformed into a passion for swimming. “I lived in New Zealand, and my parents were scared that if I did [...]

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Women’s Swim and Dive Wins 28th Consecutive UAA Championship

Advertisement Women’s Basketball The Emory women’s basketball team played two hard-fought games this weekend against University Athletic Association (UAA) foes the New York University (NYU) Bobcats and the Brandeis University Judges (Mass.). A win against Brandeis and a loss against NYU elevated the Eagles to 16-6 overall and 7-4 in UAA play. In the first [...]

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Diving In Headfirst with Jon Howell

Since 1998, Emory men’s and women’s swimming and diving Head Coach Jon Howell has helped establish Emory as one of the best programs in the NCAA Division III. Over his 21 years at Emory, Howell has led Emory to a combined 41 top-10 finishes at the National Championships and has won several coaching awards. He [...]

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