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WolfPack Community Comes Together For Stem Cell Donations

  Posted on: March 13, 2015

A vast majority of the WolfPack Athletic program joined TRU students and others from the commnity to become stem cell donors. The initiative was spearheaded by baseball player Alex Reid with help from women’s basketball player Michelle Bos, a nursing student.  The result was nearly 300 people registered with Canadian Blood Services.

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WolfPack Swim Compete At 2015 Speedo Western Canadian Championships

  Posted on: February 23, 2015

The TRU Wolfpack Swim Team had a great showing at the 2015 Western Canadian Swimming Championships in Edmonton with 2 swimmers achieving great results at the meet. They were: Sarah McChesney in the Women’s Open Age Group placed 42nd in the 50 Freestyle, 28th in the 100 Freestyle, 31st in the 200 Freestyle, 34th in…

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WolfPack Swimming Signs First Recruit For 2015-16 (Carmichael)

  Posted on: February 4, 2015

The Thompson Rivers University WolfPack swim team is planning a methodic approach to its development.  In its inaugural year in CIS, the WolfPack had a team of between one to three athletes. As head coach Brad Dalke looks ahead to the future. He and the program are pleased to announce the signing of their first…

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WolfPack Swim Team Fares Well In Kelowna

  Posted on: January 26, 2015

The TRU Wolfpack Swim Team had an outstanding weekend at the 2015 Snowfest Invitational Swim Meet in Kelowna on the weekend. Wolfpack Swimmers brought home a total of 8 Medals. Sarah McChesney lead the way winning 3 Gold Medals in the 400 Free, 800 Free & 100 Back. McChesney also won 2 Silver Medals in…

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WolfPack Swim Coach Named to Junior National Development Team

  Posted on: January 14, 2015

The head coach of the Thompson Rivers University WolfPack swim team has been named to Canada’s Junior National Development Team. Brad Dalke was chosen to be part of the coaching staff for Team Canada which will compete at the 2015 Australian Age Group championships. They will be held in Sydney, Australia April 13-20, 2015. Dalke…

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WolfPack Swim Team Competes In 22nd Annual MJB Classic Invitational Swim Meet

  Posted on: December 15, 2014

The TRU Wolfpack Swim Team had an outstanding weekend at the 22ndAnnual MJB Law Invitational Swim Meet, hosted by the Kamloops Swim Club. The meet hosted 523 swimmers from 22 clubs throughout BC and Alberta. Jagdeesh Uppal (1st year, Kamloops,BC) placed 5th in the 50 Breaststroke (31.44) while qualifying for the 2015 CWUAA Swimming Championships…

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Swimming Joins the Ranks

  Posted on: December 4, 2014

By Cameron Doherty TRU Journalism Student/Swimming Communications The athletic family at Thompson Rivers University welcomed a new member to the fold this year when a swim team was formed for the first time in school history. The team, comprised of three members: Sarah McChesney, Jagdeesh Uppal and Jacquelyn Belanger, gives these students an opportunity that…

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McChesney Closes Out First Canada West Swim Championships On Strong Note

  Posted on: November 24, 2014

The swimmer representing Thompson Rivers University at their first Canada West swim championships finished up on a strong note. Competing at the Canada West championsips in Lethbridge,  Sarah McChesney (1st year, Prince Rupert, BC) finished the final day of competition with races in the 400 meter and 100 meter free style races. In the 400…

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McChesney Continues Growth At Canada West Swim Championships

  Posted on: November 23, 2014

The swimmer representing Thompson Rivers University at the Canada West championships continues to improve. Sarah McChesney (1st year, Prince Rupert, BC) had two more races at the championships, which are being hosted by the University of Lethbridge. She finished 23rd in the 50 meter freestyle and fourth in the consolation final of the 200 meter…

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