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.
Bora Kutlu, whose converted 500/1650 times would have scored top-8 at the 2020 Horizon League Championships, has verbally committed to Oakland for 2021-22.
Susan LaGrand, Women’s Swimmer of the Year, won the 200 back in a new Horizon League record tonight, swimming a 1:56.58.
Shinske went on to win the women’s 100 back with a 53.66, breaking the Horizon League record and winning her 3rd straight title in the event.
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.
Brunzell went on to swim a 1:00.80 to win the 100 breast, posting great splits of 28.88 and 31.92.
The Oakland men’s and women’s swim and dive teams had no problems against Wayne State in their home pool at Matthaei Center Natatorium.
The Oakland men opened the regular season with a win against Milwaukee (209-91), while the women topped Milwaukee (232-68) and Vanderbilt (176-118) Friday.
The Golden Grizzlies won 5 of the 10 events on Day 2, including both relays, and saw a total of 19 individual A final appearances.
Oakland’s men and and women claimed thier 5th consecutive Horizon League titles, and their 40th and 24th consecutive conference titles.
Brie Hines won her 4th Horizon League title in the women’s 500 free in a row.
Oakland won 3 out of 4 relays, but the women are still in 3rd place due to their diving gap.
Oakland won 25 of 32 events en route to winning both the men’s and women’s meets.