BW Men's and Women's Swimming & Diving Teams Compete on First Day of OAC Championships
AKRON, OHIO -- The Baldwin Wallace University men and women's swimming and diving teams competed today (Thursday, February 16, 2012) in the on day one of the Ohio Athletic Conference Swimming and Diving Championships at the Ocasek Natatorium on the campus of the University of Akron. The championships are being hosted by Ohio Northern University.
The women’s team was lead by the 400-yard medley relay team consisting of sophomores Emma Gerdes (Avon), Angela Musille (Canton/GlenOak), Kayla Miller (Van Wert), and freshman Kayla Eyster (Canton, Mich. /Plymouth-Canton) placing third overall in a final time of 4:03.21. The 200-yard freestyle team placed fourth overall in a time of 1:42.13. The team included junior Kelsey Richards (Wadsworth), Miller, freshmen Carli Dugan (Mentor), and Eyster. Also for the women, Musille in the 200-yard individual medley finished fifth overall in a time of 2:15.22. Also, in the 200-yard individual medley sophomore Gerdes placed eighth overall in a time of 2:17.17.
The men’s team was lead by senior Nic Null (Shelby/Mansfield St. Peter’s) who finished third overall in the 50-yard freestyle, in a time of 21.30. Also, for the men junior Chris Tuttle (North Royalton) finished sixth overall in the 500-yard freestyle in a time of 4:53.80.
The women’s team is currently in fourth place with 92 points, and the men’s team currently in fifth place with 44 points.
For complete results and for other championship information, please visit http://ohionorthern.prestosports.com/sports/wswimdive/2011-12/oacs.
Day two prelims begin on Friday, February 17 at 11:00 a.m. on with the finals slated to start to 6:00 p.m. The meet wraps up on Saturday with start times once again at 11:00 a.m. and finals beginning at 6:00 p.m.
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