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Ohio Swimming and Diving Finishes Day Two of MACs in Sixth Place

Ohio Swimming and Diving Finishes Day Two of MACs in Sixth Place

ATHENS, Ohio – The Ohio swimming and diving team wrapped up the second day of the 2018 Swimming and Diving Mid-American Conference Championships in sixth place with a total score of 101 points.

For a full schedule of this week's events and any meet information, reference the MAC Championships website.

In the 1-meter dive, junior Nicole Hughes (Cleveland, Ohio) recorded score of 226.85 to place 19th overall. Sophomore Ryleigh Tuck-Macalla (Bay Village, Ohio) scored 169.50.

In the morning preliminary session, sophomore Emily Zimcosky (Smock, Pa.) earned a spot in the B finals with a time of 4:52.62. Later in the day, she swam a time of 4:48.30 to place ninth overall. This performance beats her own personal-record and moves her up on the all-time top-10 performance list to become the fourth fastest in program history.

In the 200-yard IM preliminary round, freshman Samantha Glass (Villa Hills, Ky.) gave a performance earning her a spot in the in the B finals. Glass recorded a preliminary time of 2:03.22 and a final time of 2:04.13 to place 16th overall. This performance ranks the freshman as the new 10th-best time in program history.

Junior Corrin Van Lanen (Green Bay, Wis.) earned a spot in the A finals of the 50-yard freestyle with a preliminary time of 22.76. She went on to clock in a time of 22.90 to place fifth overall.

In the 200-yard freestyle relay, Ohio's team consisting of Zimcosky and juniors Lexie White (Waxhaw, N.C.), Mackenzie Hornstra (Naperville, Ill.), and Van Lanen posted a time of 1:32.98 placing sixth overall.

MAC Championships Standings After Day Two
1. Akron: 292.5
2. Buffalo: 223.5
3. Eastern Michigan: 221
4. Miami: 170
5. Bowling Green: 131
6. Ohio: 101
7. Toledo: 100
8. Ball State: 89

Bobcats will compete in the preliminary rounds of Day Three beginning at 10:30 a.m. Action will include events such as the 400 IM, 100 fly, 200 free, 100 breaststroke, 100 backstroke, and the 3-meter dive. In the Friday night final rounds, Bobcats will also swim in the 400 medley relay.