Franklin Community Indiana HS Sectional champion Grace Nuhfer has verbally committed to swim for the University of Akron beginning in the fall of 2021.
Akron won 3 more individual events and another relay today.
Six-time defending MAC champion Akron leads the meet through day 1, after winning both of tonight’s events.
Akron’s Paulina Nogaj put up a highlight swim on day 2. Nogaj swam to a 52.54 in the 100 fly, just 3 tenths shy of her lifetime best.
Nogaj clocked a 1:19.67 to win the 150 free, splitting 25.47, 27.65, and 26.55 respectively.
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.