Swimmers make state

By Darlene Galvan and Bryce Ronquillo Husky sophmores Wenning Shen and Yingfei Zhang as well as the relay team qualified for the 2015 CCCAA Swim & Dive State Championships on April 30-May 2. Shen will swim in the 100 and 200-Yard backstroke and Zhang will compete in the 100 and 200-Yard breaststroke. The freestyle relay team consists  of Shen, Zhang, freshman Beisi Li and sophmore Ameyali Martinez will compete in…

April 27, 2015

East Los Angeles College building sports dynasty

  By William Hernandez It has been awhile since the East Los Angeles College Athletic Department has accomplished as much all-around success as they have in 2014. When the regular season concluded for spring sports last month, ELAC had seven teams competing in the California Community College Athletic Association postseason including the swim and dive team and track and field men’s and women’s teams. “From top to bottom its probably been…

May 20, 2014

Day 2: Huskies swim adds another medal

  By Tadzio Garcia The women’s swim team finished in 17th place out of 44 teams after the second day of the California Community College Athletic Association Swim and Dive State finals. Alice Ying Fei Zhang won the fourth place medal in the 50-yard breaststroke and is now two-time All-American at the 2014 state finals, which will conclude all day tomorrow in the ELAC Swim Stadium. “I came in the…

May 2, 2014

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 ends regular season on high note

By Tadzio Garcia The swim and dive team ended the regular season outscoring Cypress College for ninth place at the Pasadena Invitational April 4-5, and with two South Coast Conference wins, one an upset at Long Beach City College, March 28. The upset win against Long Beach, 133-125, vaulted the Huskies from seventh to a fifth place tie with the Vikings at 3-5 in dual meet head-to-head SCC competition. ELAC…

April 17, 2014