Gatrall now ranks second in the NCAA in both the 100 back (52.63) and 200 back (1:55.44) after hitting a pair of lifetime bests over the weekend.
26 swimmers from 21 programs across 12 mid major conferences qualified for the 2022 Women’s DI NCAAs.
The Akron Zips are officially back kn top in the MAC, reclaiming the conference crown after a dominant day 4 performance.
Maier downed the MAC meet and conference records with the performance, shattering the previous mark of 4:11.30 she set last year as a freshman.
Akron has begun to pull away from Buffalo as we head into day 3 of the 2022 MAC Championships.
Akron got out to the start they wanted in their effort to reclaim the MAC title, winning both relays on night one of the meet last night in Bowling Green.
Akron senior Sarah Watson will help the Zips in their pursuit of reclaiming the MAC title after falling seven points shy in 2021 to Buffalo.
Akron won 14 of 16 events on Friday against in-state opponent Toledo. The meet also served as Toledo’s senior celebration.
University of Akron senior All American Sarah Watson handily won the 100 IM on Senior Night in her final home meet for the Zips.
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.
He swam the time in prelims, after his 3:46 400 IM, then backed it up with a 51.46 in finals.
Hosts Akron are currently leading the women’s standings by a comfortable margin, while Penn has established a huge early lead in the men’s meet.
The Akron Zips defeated the Miami Redhawks 190-110, the third of three times the Zips have defeated the Redhawks since 2017.
With the swim, Kawęcki has cleared the FINA A standard and will likely become the newest addition to Poland’s 2021 Olympic squad.
The 2021 Polish Swimming Championships got underway this morning and will give swimmers one final shot at Olympic qualification.