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.
Akron vs. Ohio (Women) Febarury 1st, 2019 Akron, Ohio 25y (SCY) Meet Results Team Scores Akron 201, Ohio 96 (exhibition…
Duquesne and Akron squared off in a dual meet on Saturday which featured a unique format with 17 “mystery” events being picked just moments prior to the beginning of each respective race. The Zips won 247-154.
Freshman Ruslan Gaziev blasted a 1:37.74 to win the men’s 200 free, marking a season best for Gaziev, Ohio State’s fastest 200 this season, and the 5th fastest time in the Big Ten this year.
The No. 22-ranked University of Akron Swimming and Diving team topped Ball State in a Mid-American Conference dual, Saturday afternoon at Lewellen Aquatic Center, 176-121.
The Mid-American Conference Women’s Swimming and Diving head coaches unanimously selected the Akron Zips to repeat as 2018-19 MAC champions this season.
Akron won its 5th straight MAC title, running away with 1st while there was a tight battle for 2nd between Eastern Michigan, Buffalo, and Miami.
Delaney Duncan of EMU blasted a 58.37 in the 100 breast to shatter the MAC record and earn an NCAA ‘A’ cut.
Ella Moynihan blasted a 4:42.42 to break the MAC record in the 500 free.
Sadie Fazekas broke the Akron team record with her 800 free relay lead-off split of 1:45.93.