The Akron women defended their home pool and captured the crown after two days of competition at the second annual Akron Zips Classic.
In a 12-event meet at Akron, the Gold team topped team Blue by a score of 120-102 to take the intrasquad crown led by Paulina Nogaj.
A slew of meet records went down again on day 2, keeping with the pace of this now increasingly attended meet.
Duquesne and Akron squared off in a dual meet on Saturday which featured a unique format with 17 “mystery” events being picked just moments prior to the beginning of each respective race. The Zips won 247-154.
Olivia Gardner from England’s Ellesmere College Titans has announced she will swim for the Akron Zips next year.
McKenzie Rice, a member of the Countryside YMCA National Team and a senior at Lakota West High School in West Chester, Ohio, has made a verbal commitment to swim for the University of Akron next year.
Canadian sprint freestyle and butterfly specialist Sarah Watson has verbally committed to the University of Akron for 2018-19.
Lauren Cooper of Dublin Jerome High School and Ohio State Swim Club has made a verbal commitment to the University of Akron.