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Ohio Swim and Dive Opens Regular Season at Youngstown State

Ohio Swim and Dive Opens Regular Season at Youngstown State

ATHENS, Ohio – The Ohio swimming and diving team will travel to Youngstown State where they will compete in their first regular season meet against the YSU Penguins in the Beeghly Natatorium on Saturday (Oct. 21) beginning at 1 p.m.

The Bobcats head to Youngstown after competing in their annual Green and White intra-squad scrimmage.

Event Winners
200-yard medley relay: Samantha Glass, Katelyn O'Brien, Emily Davis, Katie Garrity; 1:08.29
200-yard freestyle: Emily Zimcosky; 1:53.74
100-yard backstroke: Courtney Chapin; 57.98
100-yard breaststroke: Emilia Lahtinen; 1:07.46
200-yard butterfly: Samantha Glass; 2:05.44
50-yard freestyle: Corrin Van Lanen; 23:57
100-yard freestyle: Emily Zimcosky; 53.20
200-yard backstroke: Samantha Glass; 2:05.16
200-yard breaststroke: Emilia Lahtinen; 2:25.70
500-yard freestyle: Hannah Schlegel; 2:25.70
100-yard butterfly: Corrin Van Lanen; 56.15
200-yard IM: Samantha Glass; 2:08.85
200-yard freestyle relay: Emily Davis, Ana Henderson, Carolyn Bischoff, Katelyn O'Brien; 1:38.72

The Penguins welcome Ohio coming off a 188-98 loss against Akron (Oct. 7). Highlighting YSU's efforts against the Zips were Kolburn Jonsdottir, Viktoria Orosz, Natalie Laurence, and Sydney Gonzalez. Jonsdottir was second in the 100-yard freestyle, Orosz was second in the 500 free, Laurence placed second in the 200-yard backstroke and Gonzalez finished second in the 400-yard IM.

The two YSU divers, Bethany Glick and McKenzie Stelter, alternated second-place finishes in the one-meter and three-meter diving events.

The Bobcats opened the 2016-17 season with a 158-79 victory over the Penguins (Oct. 22, 2016) in the Ohio University Aquatic Center. The meet concluded with Ohio winning 12 first-place finishes.

Event Winners for Ohio
400-yard medley relay: Laura Dawson, Mikayla Herich, Corrin Van Lanen, Emily Zimcosky; 3:50.81
1,000-yard freestyle: Ana Henderson; 10:26.64
200-yard freestyle: Mikayla Herich; 1:52.27
100-yard backstroke: Caroline Raley; 58.55
100-yard breaststroke: Emilia Lahtinen; 1:05.73
200-yard butterfly: Annie Gosselin; 2:04.83
50-yard freestyle: Corrin Van Lanen; 23:50
100-yard freestyle: Corrin Van Lanen; 51.88
200-yard backstroke: Laura Dawson; 2:02.63
200-yard breaststroke: Mackenzie Hornstra; 2:24.30
500-yard freestyle: Mikayla Herich; 4:58.01
100-yard butterfly: Carrie Dukes; 57.18

After the conclusion of this meet, the Bobcats will head to Muncie, Ind. to face Mid-American Conference foe, Ball State. The meet is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 28 and will begin at 1 p.m.