On Sunday, Penn’s Matt Fallon, a 2020 U.S. Olympic Trials finalist, swam a 1:50.28 in the 200 breast. That is the fastest time in the NCAA so far this season.
Oakland’s Susan LaGrand took down the program record in the 200 IM in a 1:57.33, while the men broke the 400 medley relay record with a 3:09.70.
The 2022 Zippy Invitational began tonight with a relay session. Akron swept the relays for the women, while Penn took them on the men’s side.
While Michigan had athletes competing at the SMU Classic, the rest of the Wolverines traveled to face off against Horizon League powerhouse Oakland.
Both the Oakland men and women captured the Horizon League title. The four men combined for 186 points and the two women for 110.
The first day of the meet was electric, seeing Club Wolverine 17-year-old and Michigan recruit Hannah Bellard get the ball rolling.
Club Wolverine is hosting the Eric Namesnik Memorial Open this weekend in Ann Arbor.
On the 2nd day of the meet, Ohio State’s Kyra Sommerstad won the women’s 400 IM, swimming a new personal best of 4:11.21.
The Oakland Golden Grizzlies have won their 9th-consecutive men’s and women’s Horizon League Titles, tying the conference record for titles.
Susan LaGrand, an Oakland senior and 2021 NCAA Championships qualifier, won the women’s 200 IM in 1:58.20.
he 8x defending men’s and women’s champions swept the relay on opening night, winning 3 of the relays decisively, and breaking a championship record.
Cleveland State celebrated its Senior Day on Friday, honoring 12 seniors at home before traveling on Saturday to compete against other Ohio teams.
Oakland’s Christian Bart and Jordyn Shipps are the Horizon League Swimmers of the Week, while Nicholas Schmid and Ellie Chalifoux earned Diving honors.
Bart helped the Golden Grizzlies to a third-place finish at the Zippy Invitational, picking up four wins and breaking a school record.
The freshman made waves in the prelims session, swimming a blistering personal best of 1:50.53 in the men’s 200 breast to establish new meet and pool record.