Huskies swim floats to championships

  By Tadzio Garcia East Los Angles College Swim Stadium has hosted the Swim and Dive State Championships throughout the decades, but rarely qualified for the event. 2014 is a new era in the ELAC aquatics program. The Huskies advanced to state this year as Erik Matheson, three-year head coach is quietly building a dynasty. “We’ve come a long way in three years and I expect our (women) to do…

April 24, 2014

Swim team advances to state in two events

By Tadzio Garcia For the first time in almost two decades, the Huskies have a women’s South Coast Conference swim champion advancing Alice Fei Zhang to the state finals in two events. The California Community College Athletic Association Swim and Dive Championships will be at ELAC in the Swim Stadium for the third consecutive year on May 1-3. Zhang won the 50-yard freestyle breaking the previous SCC finals meet record…

April 18, 2014

Swim and dive team kicks through regular season

By Tadzio Garcia The East Los Angeles College women’s swim and dive team upset Long Beach City College with a 133-125 win in the Vikings pool, March 28. ELAC shutout Los Angeles Trade College, 192-0 also in the double-dual meet in Long Beach. The two wins vaulted the Huskies from seventh to a fifth place tie with Long Beach in the final dual meet head-to-head South Coast Conference competition at…

April 15, 2014