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.
Katherine Bellio and Emma O’Croinin earned five individual wins apiece at the 2018 Canadian Junior Championships.
Kylie Masse will swim the 200 back on day 4 of Canadian Pan Pac Trials.
Yuri Kisil was less than a tenth off his lifetime best in the 50 free at day 4 prelims in Edmonton.
Olivia Gardner from England’s Ellesmere College Titans has announced she will swim for the Akron Zips next year.
McKenzie Rice, a member of the Countryside YMCA National Team and a senior at Lakota West High School in West Chester, Ohio, has made a verbal commitment to swim for the University of Akron next year.
Canadian sprint freestyle and butterfly specialist Sarah Watson has verbally committed to the University of Akron for 2018-19.