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Special Olympics focuses on competition, camaraderie

Special Olympics

Owen Scher, Staff Reporter

November 26, 2019

Tulane Special Olympics is a relatively new club on campus that is making a major impact on the New Orleans community. Tulane students — among them Erika Cheung, current associate director of NCAA compliance — established the club five years ago. Membership for both athletes and Tulane volunteer...

Tulane Swimming and Diving celebrates seniors in win over West Florida

Tulane Swimming and Diving celebrates seniors in win over West Florida

Carrigan English, Training Chair

February 6, 2019

Tulane’s swimming and diving team dove into the new year with a strong win over the University of West Florida on Jan. 26. The team not only celebrated a decisive victory during this meet, but it also celebrated its dedicated seniors in its last home meet of the season. After a rather sluggish start to the season in...

Making a splash: Tulane swimming earns six medals in American Conference Championship

Tulane swimming finished fifth overall in the AAC championship, taking home six medals and setting several school records

Grant Barnes, Sports Editor

February 21, 2018

Tulane's swimming and diving team finished its season in stride this past weekend at the American Athletic Conference Championships in Dallas, Texas. Overall, the team took fifth place with 401 points and six medals. On opening night, the Green Wave started with a bang, setting a school record for the 200 meter medley relay. The group, composed of junior Paris Zhang, f...

Trio of juniors shine for swimming in the Lone Star State

Tulane's swimming and diving team members cheer each other on at a recent meet. The women's team will compete  at the American Athletic Conference Championship, beginning Feb. 14 at Southern Methodist University in Dallas.

Grant Barnes, Sports Editor

January 31, 2018

Tulane women's swimming and diving finished its lengthy regular season this past Friday and Saturday at the Houston Quad Meet on the campus of the University of Houston. Though the team was defeated by opponents LSU, Rice and Houston, it did compile an impressive six top-five finishes and several records. Led by a trio of juniors, the team is ready to continue the success of this weekend in February's American Conference Cha...

Taking the plunge: Tulane women’s swimming and diving places third at 2017 Phill Hansel Invitational

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Kevin Qualman, Staff Reporter

November 29, 2017

Tulane women's swimming and diving continued its growth Nov. 16-18 as it placed third in the Phil Hansel Invitational. The team scored 277 points, recorded three NCAA B times and set two school records. "I thought the team performed actually really well," head coach Katie Robinson said. "I think they...

Tulane athletes participate in Special Olympics Clinic

Members of Tulane's football, baseball and men's basketball teams led clinics and drills with participants from the Special Olympics Unified Sports program on the basketball courts of the Reily Center on March 18.

Susan Fanelli, Sports Editor

March 23, 2017

While most of Tulane's athletes are deep in the throes of the offseason, members of various teams have shifted gears from dunking and diving to community outreach. On Saturday, several Tulane athletes participated in a clinic for members of the Special Olympics Unified Sports program. The two groups...