ATHENS, Ohio – The Ohio swimming and diving team will compete in back-to-back meets this weekend against Marshall and Bowling Green. The meet against Marshall is scheduled for Friday (Jan. 26) at 5 p.m. and the meet against Bowling Green will be held Saturday beginning at 1:45 p.m.
Last week, Ohio competed at Mid-American Conference opponent, Akron, where the 'Cats fell to the Zips 193-106.
The Bobcats recorded wins in four of the meet's events including:
200-yard freestyle: Emily Zimcosky, 1:51.39
50-yard freestyle: Corrin Van Lanen, 23.18
100-yard freestyle: Corrin Van Lanen, 51.65
50-yard freestyle: Emily Zimcosky, 5:02.09
Marshall visits Athens coming off their last home meet of the season against Liberty (Jan. 20) where the Flames won a 177-23 battle.
SCOUTING BOWLING GREEN
The Falcons come to Athens after last competing at the Buffalo Diving Invite where junior diver Talisa Lemke helped Bowling Green to a win and also earning her the honor of MAC Swimmer/Diver of the Week for the second time this season.
OHIO FEMALE SCHOLAR-ATHLETE OF THE WEEK
Zimcosky (Smock, Pa.) has been named Ohio's Female Scholar-Athlete of the Week for the week of Jan. 22 for her performance against Akron and maintaining a GPA of 3.803 while majoring in Studio Art.
The sophomore performed well for the Ohio swimming & diving team in its meet at Mid-American Conference rival Akron last Saturday (Jan. 20). She won the 500-yard freestyle in 5:02.09, finished second in the 200-yard freestyle in 1:51.39 and placed third in the 50-yard freestyle in 23.96. She also helped the Bobcats' 200-yard medley relay 'A' team take second in 1:45.02.