Sarah Watson

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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Akron Claims 6th-Straight MAC Title

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.

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Akron Women Snap Three MAC Records, Boost Lead on Championships Day 3

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.

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Akron Sets Meet Record in 200 Medley Relay on MAC Championships Day 1

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.

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2019 Ohio State Invite: Akron Breaks 3 MAC Records, Meg Bailey Appears

The Akron women continued their tear this weekend at the Ohio State Invite, breaking several MAC Conference Records before the conference championship meet even began.

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Akron Coach Brian Peresie Discusses Impact Of International Swimmers

Akron head coach Brian Peresie discusses the impact of international swimmers on his team as well as upcoming championship meet training habits.

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Akron Posts 9 First Place Finishes in 140-100 Win Over BGSU

The University of Akron swimming and diving team earned a 140-100 victory over Bowling Green in Mid-American Conference action on Thursday evening at Ocasek Natatorium.

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Akron Breaks MAC Record in 400 Free Relay at Shamrock Invite

Notre Dame hosted the annual Shamrock Invite on Friday-Saturday, January 25-26th. The meet was host to plenty of fast swimming and broken records.

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Akron Bests Duquense 247-154 in Mystery Dual

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.

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KT Kustritz Posts D3-Leading 100 Breast in Tri With Ohio State/Akron

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.

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Akron Takes All But One Swimming Event Against Ball State

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.

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O’Croinin, Bellio Pickup Five Wins At Canadian Junior Championships

Katherine Bellio and Emma O’Croinin earned five individual wins apiece at the 2018 Canadian Junior Championships.

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2018 Canadian Pan Pac Trials: Day 4 Finals Live Recap

Kylie Masse will swim the 200 back on day 4 of Canadian Pan Pac Trials.

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Yuri Kisil Blasts 22.10 50 Free At Day 4 Prelims Of Canadian Trials

Yuri Kisil was less than a tenth off his lifetime best in the 50 free at day 4 prelims in Edmonton.

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Zips Add Commitment from England’s Olivia Gardner for 2018-19

Olivia Gardner from England’s Ellesmere College Titans has announced she will swim for the Akron Zips next year.

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