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Columbia Secures Verbal from Canadian Sprint Free/Fly Specialist Steph Lee
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Sept. 5, 2020 — Steph Lee from Surrey, British Columbia in Canada has verbally committed to the application process* at Columbia University. Lee swims for Surrey Knights Swim Club and specializes in sprint free and fly. Lee notched several best times in March at the British Columbia Winter Provincial Championships. She was runner-up in the 50 free and 4th in the 100 free and also competed in the 200 free, 200 back, and 100 fly. She updated her PBs in the 50/100/200 free and 100 fly. Last summer, she placed 10th in the 50m free at the Canadian Junior Championships. Two weeks earlier she had been top- ...
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Former Georgia Swimmer Lauren English Among Healthcare Workers Helping Fight Coronavirus
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March 29, 2020 — Lauren English was a leader as a swimmer at the University of Georgia, a captain for the Bulldogs on the NCAA Championships runner-up squad in 2012. In her professional life, she’s a leader in the fight against coronavirus in the New York metro area. English, as profiled by the Athens Banner-Herald , works as a neurology nurse at New York-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center in Manhattan, near the epicenter of one of the United States’ most severe COVID-19 outbreaks . Though her specialty involves audiology and speech pathology, the sports studies major is also chipping in ...
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Dance, garden and swim your way to a better brain as you age, study says | Swimmer's Daily
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March 9, 2020 — Walking, gardening, swimming, dancing and other leisurely activities may prevent brain shrinkage in older adults, a new study finds. To examine the association between physical activity and brain aging, researchers from Columbia University assessed activity levels of older adults and analyzed the quality of their brains via magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans. They found that those who were more active had larger brain volumes than their inactive counterparts, indicating that physical activity may help to slow brain volume loss, said Dr. Yian Gu, study author and assistant profess ...
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South Eugene swimmer Mia Saenger fulfills childhood dream
Dec. 28, 2019 — EUGENE, Ore. -- It's always rewarding for high-school student athletes when they finally decide where they'll continue their academic and athletic careers. And for one South Eugene swimmer, making her decision is also fulfilling a childhood dream. KVAL. As a 10-year-old club swimmer, Mia Saenger chose Columbia University as her goal college. Now, seven years later, she fulfilled that promise with her verbal commitment to the Columbia swim team.
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Team Eugene Aquatics' Mia Saenger Sends Verbal Commitment to Columbia - Swimming World News
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Sept. 25, 2019 — Saenger, who owns the Winter Juniors cut in the 100 back, does her club swimming with Team Eugene Aquatics and recently placed 12th in the 100m back at Mount Hood Futures after earning a pair of best times at Mount Hood Sectionals. Last winter, she raced three events at Juniors West before going on to place 12th in the 100 back at Federal Way Sectionals.
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