Nicholson is the fastest 18-year-old 200 backstroker in Great Britain this year. At Oakland, he has conference finalist potential in at least five events.
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.
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.
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.
Susan LaGrand, Women’s Swimmer of the Year, won the 200 back in a new Horizon League record tonight, swimming a 1:56.58.
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 University men and women both defeated the UIC Flames on Saturday at their home pool, led by Mack Flowers and Emily Aycock.
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.
Oakland’s Mack Flowers and Susan LaGrand picked up Horizon League swimming honors while Milwaukee’s McKenzie Sanchez and Jared Kleczka earned diving honors.
Cascade Swim Club’s Cole Pratt negative split his way to a win in the men’s 100 back on day two of the Canadian Championships in a time of 55.86.
The Golden Grizzlies won 5 of the 10 events on Day 2, including both relays, and saw a total of 19 individual A final appearances.