Sarah Watson

Roman Jones Posts 54.25 100 Fly, Moves to 32nd All-Time in 15-16 Age Group

On night 3 of the Richmond Futures Championships, 16-year-old Roman Jones threw down a best time of 54.25 to win the men’s 100m butterfly.

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Watson Smashes 26.98 Fly, 16-Yr-Old Marshall Goes 55.58 Back in Geneva

Akron and Canadian native Sarah Watson smashed her 50 fly personal best to swim 26.98 while 16-year-old Jonathan Marshall of FAST hit 55.58 in the 100 back.

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CAN’s Sarah Watson Breaks 1:00 in LCM 1FL for First Time Since 2019 in Geneva

Canadian Sarah Watson of Akron swam 59.85 to win the Geneva Sectional title in the women’s 100 fly, her first sub-minute performance since 2019.

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OSU Buckeye Swimmers Win 7 of 9 Events on Day 1 of Geneva Sectionals

OSU’s Sommerstad, Watkins, Fulmer, Andreis, Geringer, and Clark all had individual sectional wins in Geneva alongside Denison’s Kurlich and Akron’s Fischer.

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North Carolina HS State Runner-Up Callie Parkes Commits to Akron for 2022

The University of Akron has picked up a verbal commitment from Winter Juniors qualifier Callie Parkes for its class of 2026.

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Swim of the Week: Freshman Nicole Maier’s 4:39.96 In 500 Free

Miami freshman Nicole Maier hit a 4:39.96 in the 500 free at MACs, a time that would have placed her 7th and made her the highest-finishing freshman at NCAAs.

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NCAA Conference Roundup 4/12 – 4/18: 7 Swimmers Go Under 2021 NCAA Invite Times

In all, 7 swimmers from last weekend’s conference meets swam under the invite times from this year.

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Buffalo Wins First Women’s MAC Title in Program History, Snaps Akron’s Streak

The 2021 Women’s MAC Championships appeared to be heading towards a dramatic finish all weekend, and, oh boy, did it deliver.

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2021 Women’s MAC Champs Day 2: Buffalo Wins Big, Setting Stage for Tight Finish

The Zips lead Buffalo by an ultra-slim 12 points margin with one day to go, marking the toughest fight Akron has had since they began the win streak in 2014.

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Women’s MAC Champs Day 1: Records Fall, Maier’s 4:39 500 FR, Watson’s 1:56.4 IM

Watson posted a 1:56.42 to win the MAC title in the 200 IM for a 3rd-straight year, and pick up Akron’s 5th-straight title in the event.

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2021 Women’s NCAA Championships Day 2 Ups/Downs: UVA & NC State Put 4 Up

It was a big day for the ACC – Virginia and NC State lead the nation with 4 A-finalists apiece on day 2 of the women’s NCAA Swimming & Diving Championships.

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2021 W. NCAA Picks: Douglass V. MacNeil Part 2 – The 100 Butterfly

After the pandemic cancelled the 2020 NCAAs, Michigan JR Maggie MacNeil and Virginia SO Kate Douglass will finally take their aims at the 100 fly NCAA title.

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Buffalo’s Toni Naccarella Adds 50 Free “B” Cut to Close Akron Last Chance

Buffalo’s Toni Naccarella locked up her NCAA invite on Saturday, and on Sunday added a second event choice to her schedule in the 50 free.

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Sans Conference Meets, Akron and Buffalo Earn NCAA Qualifiers at Last Chance

Akron and Buffalo will have to wait until April for their conference championship meets, but both teams had swimmers swim likely NCAA qualifying times on Saturday.

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Gillilan Swims 1:57.4 200 IM, 1:55.3 200 FL as Notre Dame Wins Shamrock Invite

Notre Dame sophomore Coleen Gillilan won every event she raced in this weekend, including relays.

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