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Buffalo Wins First Women’s MAC Title in Program History, Snaps Akron’s Streak

The 2021 Women’s MAC Championships appeared to be heading towards a dramatic finish all weekend, and, oh boy, did it deliver.

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2021 Women’s MAC Champs Day 2: Buffalo Wins Big, Setting Stage for Tight Finish

The Zips lead Buffalo by an ultra-slim 12 points margin with one day to go, marking the toughest fight Akron has had since they began the win streak in 2014.

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Women’s MAC Champs Day 1: Records Fall, Maier’s 4:39 500 FR, Watson’s 1:56.4 IM

Watson posted a 1:56.42 to win the MAC title in the 200 IM for a 3rd-straight year, and pick up Akron’s 5th-straight title in the event.

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Butterfly Specialist Grace Nuhfer Chooses University of Akron for 2021

Franklin Community Indiana HS Sectional champion Grace Nuhfer has verbally committed to swim for the University of Akron beginning in the fall of 2021.

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Akron Wins 7th-Straight MAC Title, Swims 3:15 400 Free Relay on Day 4

Akron won 3 more individual events and another relay today.

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BGSU’s Daisy Platts Swims 52.87 100 BK on Day 3 of MAC Championships

The Zips head into the final day of the meet holding a 74 point advantage over Buffalo.

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Buffalo Sweeps Akron and Duquesne; Akron’s Nogaj Clocks 1:19 150 Free

Nogaj clocked a 1:19.67 to win the 150 free, splitting 25.47, 27.65, and 26.55 respectively.

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Akron Wins 5 of 6 Women’s Events on Final Day of Zippy Invite

The only women’s event Akron didn’t win was the 1650 free, where Cincinnati’s Rocky Laabs swam a 16:37.96.

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Akron Women, Miami (Ohio) Men Take Akron Zip Classic Titles

The Akron women defended their home pool and captured the crown after two days of competition at the second annual Akron Zips Classic.

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Akron’s Paulina Nogaj Swims 53.6 100 Fly in Win Over Miami (OH) in MAC Dual

That time stands as Nogaj’s fastest dual meet performance in her NCAA career.

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Gold Edges Blue as MAC Champs Akron Open 2019-20 Season

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.

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Akron Opens Class of 2024 Recruiting with Verbal from Giovanna Cappabianca

Giovanna Cappabianca of Hudson Explorers and Hudson HEAT has verbally committed to the University of Akron for 2020-21.

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Meet The Mid-Major Qualifiers For Division I Women’s NCAAs

Akron seems to be leading this charge of Mid-Major programs, having qualified 3 individual swimmers and 4 out of 5 relays to the meet.

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Projecting the Cutline – 2019 NCAA Women’s D1 Championships

Like in 2018, the Stanford women again have 18 swimmers that will earn invites to NCAAs.

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Akron Claims 6th-Straight MAC Title

Akron won its sixth straight MAC title, and the almost-300-point margin was due to their depth. Eastern Michigan had two wins on the final day, and pulled away from Buffalo to hold onto second.

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