EUSC… The End of an Era and The Start of a New One!

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As the new Club captain for next year, it falls to me to reflect on the friends we have leaving us this year and also to preview what we have to look forward to after the summer break. Both the end of season dinner and AU dinner were a great success for us, typifying the unique, friendly atmosphere that EUSC enjoys above other clubs and societies. Our new Social Sec’s for next year: Brad Skillicorn and Rachael Flaherty, have taken … Continue Reading

BUCS Long Course 2015

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EUSC BUCS squad travelled to Ponds Forge, Sheffield, to compete in the Long Course National Championships. The team of 18 travelled to the competition on Friday 20th February, after weeks of specific training both in and out of the pool, including a training camp in Cardiff two weeks prior to the event. The Friday night saw the Women’s 4×100 Freestyle relay team in action first, with Megan Wainwright, Lydia Smith, Seun Olusanya and Katya Zossimova setting a new club record, … Continue Reading

BUCS Short Course 2014 – Video Playlist.

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Videos Are Up!!! Browse the playlist above or find them all here: <a href="https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLYJOJ96tCEz2l4qGC9Eu6RHEQ2K1PhqmY" id="kadbtn3" target="_blank" class="kad-btn btn-shortcode kad-btn-primary " style="background-color:; border: 0 solid; border-color:#000; color:#ffffff" onMouseOver=",this.style viagra en pharmacie.color=’#ffffff’” onMouseOut=”,this.style.color=’#ffffff’”>Short Course Videos Video Order Girls A – 4x50m Freestyle B Final Dominic Wooldridge – 100m Butterfly Final Girls A – 4x100m Freestyle Relay Heats Girls B – 4x100m Freestyle Relay Heats Nick Schon – 50m Butterfly Seun Olusanya – 100m Freestyle Sam Harvey – 100m Backstroke Rob Moran – … Continue Reading

Varsity Approaches its 10th Birthday

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Looking ahead to this busy term, February 28th sees the return of our annual swimming varsity at Pyramids Leisure Centre, Heavitree Road. This year, all proceeds from the event will be donated to the MS Society. We are looking for swimmers from any graduated classes to take part in a EUSC legends team, which will compete in a variety of events against current students from Exeter and other universities in the southwest. This is a great opportunity to see the … Continue Reading

Swimming on the Continent!

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In the closing weeks of last term, EUSC had the privilege of travelling to Karlsruhe, Germany, for their annual Sprintnacht competition, along with university teams from across Germany and Europe. Travelling too with the Bath Swimming Team, our Karlsruhe hosts provided some fantastic food and drink, before getting down to the serious business of the Friday night competition. We had swimmers progress through the heats into quarter and semi finals, including Seun Olusanya in the semifinal of the 50m Freestyle, … Continue Reading

EUSC Take BUCS By Storm

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On the 14th November, the University of Exeter Swimming Club set off for their annual BUCS short course swimming competition at Ponds Forge International Pool, Sheffield. 69 universities competed over the weekend creating an overwhelming atmosphere. We took our largest ever team of 27, with everyone swimming at least 2 events and compiling 6 different relay teams. The weekend was highly anticipated, prepared for through rigorous training led by the highly experienced Jo John of Exeter City Swimming Club, alongside … Continue Reading

Big Waves to Kick Start the Year

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For EUSC the new season has started better than anyone could have predicted. Following a record number of members signing up at Fresher’s Fair, St. Luke’s pool has been a very busy place. Therefore, to accommodate the club’s growth it has delighted all swimmers that the club has managed to secure the larger pool at Pyramids leisure centre, for one session each week. This offers 3 extra lanes, providing much more space for our full range of abilities. Another big … Continue Reading

Rocksolid 2014

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EUSC had 25 of its members taking part in the 10km RockSolid Race on the 15th March at Escot Park. This 10km obstacle course included 12ft walls, a cargo net, barbed wire, an ice bath, as well as a lot of mud. Everyone enjoyed their day and EUSC are looking forward to taking a big team to Escot Park next year.

Amazing achievements at Varsity for Exeter University Swimming Club

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This year’s EUSC’s Varsity event was a huge success, with Exeter A Team defended their title as winners, narrowly beating their rivals Bath by 11 points. Exeter Legends came 3rd, just ahead of Bristol, who unfortunately beat the Exeter B team.  As a result of all the fundraising that took place on the day and in the run up to the event, EUSC managed to raise a staggering £1079 for the Phyllis Tuckwell Hospice, the only adult Hospice caring for … Continue Reading

Strong performance from EUSC at Long Course BUCS

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By Anne-Marie Clifford, Secretary University of Exeter Swimming Club’s BUCS Squad had a successful weekend away at the BUCS Long Course 2014 Championship in Sheffield with outstanding swims across all events, and many previous club records broken. The Men’s 4 x 100m freestyle relay (Pete Lewis, Alex Winter, Nick Johnson, Dominic Woodbridge) made it into the B final and came 7th place with a new club record of 3.44.60. Likewise, the Woman’s 4 x 100m freestyle relay (Megan Wainwright, Cara … Continue Reading

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