This Girl Can: EUSC Edit

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This Girl Can is a national campaign developed by Sport England and a wide range of partnership organisations. It’s a celebration of active women up and down the country who are doing their thing no matter how well they do it, how they look or even how red their face gets. The Athletic Union along with Exeter Sport organised a number of activities and fitness classes targeted at getting female students more active throughout November and December of 2015. The … Continue Reading

Happy New Year and Term 2 Diary Dates!

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Hi Swimmers! Happy New Year to all of you, hopefully your Christmas period was enjoyable and not too stressful with revision etc. Term 2 promises to be an exciting time for EUSC this year with the all regular fixtures taking place and some new opportunities thrown in. Firstly let me mention that during exam week (4th -11thJan) we’ll be running a reduced training schedule to fit around exams. Please check your emails and the Facebook page/ website to find out which sessions … Continue Reading

EUSC blow competition out of the water at BUCS

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The 13th of November marked the first event in the University of Exeter Swimming Club’s calendar, with the annual BUCS short course swimming competition at Ponds Forge International Pool, Sheffield. Teams, from universities countrywide, swam over the weekend in full competitive spirit to create an overwhelming atmosphere. Our team of 26 shone above the crowd, with everyone swimming at least 2 events and assembling 8 different relay teams. The weekend was highly anticipated, prepared for through rigorous training led by … Continue Reading

EUSC dives into first term

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The new season for EUSC has begun in a way like no other, with record number of members signing up at Fresher’s Fair, once again. The pool is definitely the place to be; with busy sessions there is a great atmosphere within the club. To accommodate the increase in numbers additional sessions on a Friday morning and development session on Thursday afternoon have been offered and grasped with open arms by our members. Our circuit session has jumped leaps and … Continue Reading

Spermwhales vs Hula-Hoops

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Well played today everyone- despite losing 10-7 we had a great time and a lot of enthusiasm (especially Aeron Campbell)! Man of the match this week goes to Eliza Cheah for her super passing and defending across the court!

Student Coaching

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We’re looking to employ some student coaches as part of the AU Student Coaching Scheme to help out at sessions. The pay rate will be £12 an hour with flexible hours available. There’s a limited number of hours available but we’ll try and share them out fairly each week. If you have an ASA Level 1, 2 or similar qualification and you’d like to get involved email me within the next week. [email]swimming.captain@exeter.ac.uk[/email]

Video Analysis – 29/10/15

Guinea Pig video analysis session at Pyramids on the 29th of October 2015 All videos are in the playlist above or you can view them individually using the links below. Natalie Sears – FC overhead and in front, Tumble, Fly in front and dive U/W (https://youtu.be/zO1Op6POnsg) Rachel Fotheringham – FC overhead and in front, Tumble, Fly in front and dive U/W (https://youtu.be/dTsn4LHVBZQ)

Spermwhales Vs Psysoc Bandura

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Mighty Spermwhales have only gone and done it again… Another win in the bag! We fought hard, tried new positions and came out on top with a score of 26-12. A combo who knew how to work the ‘D’ deserve Pair of the Match… Elin and Henry! Thanks for a smashing game and see ya next week xx Want to get involved? Add yourself to our netball Facebook group to keep up to date with the latest fixtures:

University of Exeter student is Double National Swimming Champion

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The Student Swimming club has seen many successes recently including; Ilya Skliarov 5th fastest in Great Britain in the British Universities and Colleges Sport events and qualifying for GB trials in 2013 with other swimmers competing in Olympic trials. Dominic is a third year medical student who represents the University, whilst simultaneously training with and representing Exeter City Swimming Club. This summer, he travelled to Sheffield to compete at the ASA Summer Championships, where he swam four races; 50m butterfly, 100m butterfly, … Continue Reading

Spermwhales vs Aerial Attack

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Fantastic play by everyone in this match! An outstanding win of 31-2! Special mention to all: Megan Wainwright, Eliza Cheah,David Nash, Anna Bedford, Jess Coulman, Natalie Sears, Aeron Campbell, and Elin Tebbutt, who has kept her shooting skills very quiet till now! Watch this space for info on next week’s match! Spermwhale love x Want to get involved? Add yourself to our netball Facebook group to keep up to date with the latest fixtures:

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