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Ohio Swim and Dive Welcomes Buffalo for Home Opener

Ohio Swim and Dive Welcomes Buffalo for Home Opener

ATHENS, Ohio – The Ohio women's swimming and diving team will host their first home dual meet on Saturday (Nov. 4) against Mid-American Conference foe, Buffalo. Action against the Bulls will kick off at 12 p.m. in the Ohio University Aquatic Center.

The Bobcats welcome Buffalo coming off a 185-114 victory over Ball State State (Oct. 28) where Ohio recorded wins in 11 events. 

Event winners for the 'Cats
400-yard medley relay: Caroline Raley, Emilia Lahtinen, Corrin Van Lanen, Emily Zimcosky; 3:51.47
1000-yard freestyle: Ana Henderson; 10:34.75
200-yard freestyle: Emily Zimcosky; 1:54.98
200-yard butterfly: Samantha Glass; 2:05.57
50-yard freestyle: Corrin Van Lanen; 23.23
100-yard freestyle: Corrin Van Lanen; 51.69
200-yard backstroke: Samantha Glass; 2:06.26
200-yard breaststroke: Mackenzie Hornstra; 2:23.39
500-yard freestyle: Hannah Schlegel; 5:03.97
100-yard butterfly: Corrin Van Lanen; 55.57
200-yard IM: Samantha Glass; 2:09.49
400-yard freestyle relay: Emily ZimcoskyAna HendersonMackenzie HornstraHannah Schlegel; 3:35.56

There are 26 Bobcats that are currently ranked in the top-20 in the conference and six ranked in the top-five after their second week of competition. Find the complete list of Top-20 MAC rankings here.

50 Freestyle
T-13: Emily Zimcosky, 24.67

100 Freestyle
4. Corrin Van Lanen, 51.89
10. Emily Zimcosky, 53.07

200 Freestyle
8. Emily Zimcosky, 1:54.07
18. Ana Henderson. 1:55.98

500 Freestyle
9. Ana Henderson, 5:07.12
15. Mackenzie Caruthers, 5:12.82

1000 Freestyle
2. Hannah Schlegel, 10:17.58
11. Katherine Garrity, 10:45.58
17. Katherine Redden, 11:04.56

200 Backstroke
9. Samantha Glass, 2:07.14
11. Annie Gosselin, 2:09.25
17. Caroline Raley, 2:12.74

100 Breaststroke
T-11. Emilia Lahtinen, 1:07.18
16. Emily Ortner, 1:08.28

200 Breaststroke
5. Mackenzie Hornstra, 2:22.76
13. Hannah Schlegel, 2:27.91
16. Emily Ortner, 2:30.11

100 Butterfly
1. Corrin Van Lanen, 56.07
9. Samantha Glass, 57.77

200 Butterfly
7. Annie Gosselin, 2:07.79
10. Emily Davis, 2:09.06
14. Elena Patz, 2:10.94

200 Individual Medley
10. Annie Gosselin, 2:10.91

400 Freestyle Relay
4. Zimcosky, White, Schlegel, Van Lanen; 3:36.46

200 Medley Relay
5. Van Lanen, Lahtinen, Glass, Zimcosky; 1:47.34

The Bulls come to Athens for their third meet after competing at the Florida International Invite where they placed second, against Cornell where they won 165-131, and against Toledo where they won 218-82.

This week, Senior Hannah Miller earned MAC Swimmer of the Week honors for her performance against Toledo.

The senior started off her day winning the 1000 freestyle as she posted a season-best time of 10:18.41, winning the race by nine seconds. Miller was then back in the pool for the very next race and won the 200 freestyle. She was then able to rest before closing out her day with another dominant victory in the 500 freestyle as she posted a season-best time of 5:02.86, winning the race by four seconds.

Ohio last faced Buffalo in a dual meet was during the 2015-16 season when the Bobcats traveled to Buffalo, N.Y. (Jan. 23) where Ohio lost the meet in a 185-112 battle.

Since then, the Bobcats last saw the Bulls in Oxford, Ohio at the 2016-17 MAC Championships where Ohio placed fifth and Buffalo placed third.

After the conclusion of this weekend's action, the Bobcats plan to travel to Evanston, Ill. to compete in the TYR Invite 2017 hosted by Northwestern (Nov. 17-19)