Jorden Merrilees jumped into the 1000 free for the first time this season to win and put up the fastest time in the Summit League. Takara Martin hit a PR in the 100 breast for Oakland as well.
Boise State rookies Brittany Aoyama and Felicity Cann broke pool records, and Denver’s freshman Johanna Roas got one of her own during the dual.
The University of Northern Iowa swimming and diving team hosted the University of Nebraska-Omaha for a Friday night dual at the Glen F. Henry Pool. The Panthers defeated the Mavericks 168 to 132.
The Towson Tigers recognized their senior prior to big wins at home against conference rival Delaware.
The St. Bonaventure women’s swimming and diving team took home a well-deserved victory on Saturday, defeating the Niagara University Purple Eagles by a score of 126-62 at the Oxy Aquatic Center in Niagara, NY.
With the four triumphs, head coach Rick Kobe amassed his 498th career win, leaving him two victories short of becoming the third coach in NCAA history to win 500 dual meets.
Utah got some big barrier-breaking swims out of Nick Soedel, while the women dominated the breaststroke races with Stina Colleau and Brianna Francis.
Senior Jack Burley, a local out of College Station, didn’t join the Texas A&M team as a breaststroker, but on Friday, things really started to fall in place there for him anyway.
The Western Kentucky University swimming and diving team closed out its regular season on Saturday afternoon, sweeping the field of Vanderbilt, Marshall and University of the Cumberlands at Bill Powell Natatorium.
Oakland held late leads on both the men’s and women’s sides, but the Spartans’ relay prowess and depth was too much to overcome on the road, with MSU winning on both sides.
The Redhawk women from Miami University (Ohio) put together this music video, filmed during the team’s training trip to Florida.
The Drury Panthers hosted Missouri State Thursday night, with the men’s meet coming down to the final relay. The home Panthers won on both the men’s and women’s sides.
“I am thrilled with our fall signees” said Rich Murphy. “Starting at UH a few days before classes began, we got a late start on building this fall class and we are excited to have built relationships with five outstanding student-athletes.”
The Colorado State Rams prepare for their final out-of-state dual meet of the season on Saturday, traveling to Laramie, Wyo., to take on one of their fiercest rivals.
One final regular-season meet remains for the Western Kentucky University swimming and diving team, as the Hilltoppers and Lady Toppers take on Marshall, Vanderbilt and University of the Cumberlands this weekend at Bill Powell Natatorium.