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Akron Women Trounce Eastern Michigan at Home on Senior Day

On senior day in Akron, three Zips put up double-win performances, including senior Jackie Pash in the 200 free and 200 IM.

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Akron Wins 5 of 6 Women’s Events on Final Day of Zippy Invite

The only women’s event Akron didn’t win was the 1650 free, where Cincinnati’s Rocky Laabs swam a 16:37.96.

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Cornell Posts 1-2-3-4-5-6-7 Finish in Men’s 400 IM On Day 2 Of Zippy Invite

Much like the first day of compeition, members of Akron’s relays went on to win individual events.

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4 Meet Records Broken on Day 1 of Akron Zippy Invite

Paige Dacosta, a Cornell freshman, won the men’s 200 IM with a speedy 1:45.10, breaking yet another meet record.

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Kathrin Demler Pulls Off 9:53/1:48 1000/200FR Double in Tri with Akron & Kenyon

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. 

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Akron Takes 11 Events in 200-102 MAC Win over Toledo

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.

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Akron Women, Miami (Ohio) Men Take Akron Zip Classic Titles

The Akron women defended their home pool and captured the crown after two days of competition at the second annual Akron Zips Classic.

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Cole Pratt Negative Splits 55.8 100 Back On Day 2 Of Canadian Championships

Cascade Swim Club’s Cole Pratt negative split his way to a win in the men’s 100 back on day two of the Canadian Championships in a time of 55.86.

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Akron Opens Class of 2024 Recruiting with Verbal from Giovanna Cappabianca

Giovanna Cappabianca of Hudson Explorers and Hudson HEAT has verbally committed to the University of Akron for 2020-21.

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2019 Canadian Swimming Trials: Day 1 Finals Live Recap

After a 58.19 prelim swim, Kylie Masse has a shot at Kathleen Baker’s 100 back world record tonight in Toronto.

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Penny Oleksiak Scratches 50 Fly On Night 1 Of Canadian Trials

Penny Oleksiak has scratched out of the 50 fly on night 1 of the Canadian Trials in Toronto.

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Four Canadians Claim Top-3 Finishes At Women’s NCAA Championships

Taylor Ruck was one of four Canadians to have a standout NCAAs.

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2019 Women’s NCAA Championships: Day 3 Finals Live Recap

Defending champ Mallory Comerford of Louisville is eyeing Missy Franklin’s record in the 200 free.

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2019 Women’s NCAA Championships: Day 3 Prelims Live Recap

Stanford’s Brooke Forde, the 500 free champion, is on fire.

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Meet The Mid-Major Qualifiers For Division I Women’s NCAAs

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.

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