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.
Notre Dame was responsible for breaking 7 of their own pool records en route to topping the field in the men’s and women’s scoring.
Paulina Nogaj went a season best time on the 200 free, as well as won the 100 fly and 200 IM.
In her 1st time racing the 200 fly and 400 IM this season, Akron’s Sadie Fazekas came away with wins in both, and a win in the 100 free.
Akron won 11 of 13 events on Toledo’s Senior Night.
Polish butterflyer Paulina Nogaj has committed to the University of Akron for 2017-18.