On senior day in Akron, three Zips put up double-win performances, including senior Jackie Pash in the 200 free and 200 IM.
The only women’s event Akron didn’t win was the 1650 free, where Cincinnati’s Rocky Laabs swam a 16:37.96.
Much like the first day of compeition, members of Akron’s relays went on to win individual events.
Paige Dacosta, a Cornell freshman, won the men’s 200 IM with a speedy 1:45.10, breaking yet another meet record.
Demler’s first attempts at the 1000 free and 200 free came this season in at 3rd and 6th respectively in the Big Ten this year.
The Akron swimming and diving team notched 11 first place finishes in a 200-102 victory over Toledo in Mid-American Conference action on Friday.
The Akron women defended their home pool and captured the crown after two days of competition at the second annual Akron Zips Classic.
That time stands as Nogaj’s fastest dual meet performance in her NCAA career.
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.
Penny Oleksiak has scratched out of the 50 fly on night 1 of the Canadian Trials in Toronto.
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.
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.
Akron won three events on Day 3 on the MAC championships to all but clinch the title, but on a day where 4 MAC records fell, Delaney Duncan stole the show for Eastern Michigan swimming 58.25 in the 100 breaststroke to get well under the NCAA A cut.
The MAC Championships started with a bang as Akron swam to a meet record and an NCAA A cut in the 200 medley relay, as they took an early team lead, and look to win another MAC title.
Akron head coach Brian Peresie discusses the impact of international swimmers on his team as well as upcoming championship meet training habits.