Several state records set at ELAC Swim Stadium

By Jorge Lopez Several state records and one national record were broken in the ELAC pool this past weekend. Unfortunately, the Huskies swimming and diving team did not qualify for the state finals. The California Community College Athletic Association Swim and Dive State Championships came to an end on Saturday afternoon, after three days of competition at the ELAC swim stadium. The ELAC swimming pool has been known as one…

April 29, 2012

Swimmers threaten tough competition

By Jorge Lopez The swimming and diving team stunned Long Beach City and El Camino colleges at the double-dual meet held at Long Beach on Friday, taking the huskies to a 4-1 record in dual-meet competitition . They beat the Vikings, 63-59, and the Warriors, 67-60. The meet got off to a great start in the 200-yard medley, when the Husky A-team, composed of Alexandra Gonzalez, Beisi Li, Martha Rivas and…

March 28, 2012

ELAC brings back women’s swim team after 10 years

   By Oliver Blanco After a 10-year absence, the East Los Angeles College women’s swim team has returned with Erik Matheson taking charge as head coach. Matheson is grateful for the opportunity to coach the women as he prepares the 35 women for their first competition in January. Matheson is receiving the position in June, a month after high school recruiting took place. With no high school students available to recruit,…

October 5, 2011