Since the school transitioned to Division 1 in the mid 1970s, no female EMU swimmer has made an A-final — until Duncan.
Ally Howe, Kathleen Baker, Janet Hu, and Beata Nelson will vie for the 100 back title.
The 100 breaststroke belongs to the Big Ten this year, with the top three seeds belonging to schools from the power midwest conference.
Akron won its 5th straight MAC title, running away with 1st while there was a tight battle for 2nd between Eastern Michigan, Buffalo, and Miami.
Delaney Duncan of EMU blasted a 58.37 in the 100 breast to shatter the MAC record and earn an NCAA ‘A’ cut.
Sadie Fazekas broke the Akron team record with her 800 free relay lead-off split of 1:45.93.
Grace Shinske and Paul Huch tallied a combined seven first place finishes as the Oakland men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams cruised past UIC, 178-103 and 191-109 respectively.
EMU kicked off its season with their annual Green vs White meet.
Akron wins 4 in a row
Jones should be an immediate scorer for EMU at the Mid-American conference meet next season, as she’s already fast enough to have scored in the 100 breast and 400 IM last season.
2016 Mid American Conference day 3 finals recap.
The Akron 200 medley relay notched an NCAA ‘A’ cut at MAC Championships tonight, and they lead going into day two of competition.
Freshman Delaney Duncan provided one of the highlights of the meet with her school record swim of 1:01.20 in the 100 breast.