The Oakland women left little room for doubt heading into tonight’s action, and ultimately scored a record high team points.
Oakland University is well on their way to claiming the women’s team title for an 8th-straight year, entering the final day of the meet with a massive lead.
The Golden Grizzlies put themselves in position to lead the day 1 scoring by having 29 of 32 prelims swims qualify for finals.
Redshirt sophomore Christian Bart had a perfect weekend with three first place finishes, while sophomore Rachel Contich also picked up three wins.
Sophomore swimmers Christian Bart and Emily Aycock, and senior divers Christian Matthews and Bernie Turchi picked up the awards.
Susan LaGrand, Women’s Swimmer of the Year, won the 200 back in a new Horizon League record tonight, swimming a 1:56.58.
Shinske went on to win the women’s 100 back with a 53.66, breaking the Horizon League record and winning her 3rd straight title in the event.
The Oakland Golden Grizzlies continued to tear through the Horizon League Championships on the 2nd day
The 6-time defending Horizon League champion men’s and women’s Oakland Golden Grizzlies won all 4 of the relays to open up the 2020 Champs.
The only women’s event Akron didn’t win was the 1650 free, where Cincinnati’s Rocky Laabs swam a 16:37.96.
Brunzell went on to swim a 1:00.80 to win the 100 breast, posting great splits of 28.88 and 31.92.
The Oakland men’s and women’s swim and dive teams had no problems against Wayne State in their home pool at Matthaei Center Natatorium.
The Oakland men opened the regular season with a win against Milwaukee (209-91), while the women topped Milwaukee (232-68) and Vanderbilt (176-118) Friday.
On the men’s side, the Gold team edged the Black team 56-50, while the women on the Black squad won 68-37 over the Gold team at the Oakland Intrasquad meet.
Led by Ian Miskelley and Skyler Cook-Weeks, Holland Christian took the team crown in dominant fashion, finishing over 80 points ahead of 2nd place East Grand Rapids.