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Women’s Swimming, Diving Wins Seventh Consecutive MAC Title

Many members of the Women’s Swimming and Diving team broke pool records during the 2020 Mid-American Conference championship.

By Megan Parker, Editor-in-Chief

March 9, 2020

The University of Akron Women’s Swimming and Diving team, ranked No. 25 in the nation, won its seventh consecutive Mid-American Conference (MAC) championship title on Feb. 29. This year, the Zips traveled to Buffalo, New York, for the MAC championship after hosting the four-day competition last year. ...

Women’s Varsity Swimming, Diving Team Bonds Through Campus Fun

Jumping for joy, these UA student athletes cooled off after a fun Friday practice.

By Jayla Green, News Contributor

September 8, 2019

The University of Akron Women’s Varsity Swimming and Diving team had a bonding experience, running and splashing through the fountains near Coleman Common after a game of ultimate frisbee on Sept. 6. Sophomore McKenzie Rice, a biology major and member of the UA varsity team, said while the activity co...

Women’s Swimming & Diving Secures Steady Win

Sophomore Paula Garcia during a previous dual against Buffalo. (Image via Ernie Aranyosi)

By Jordyn Etling, Sports Editor

November 6, 2018

On Saturday, Nov. 3, the Akron Women’s Swimming and Diving team defeated Ball State in a Mid-American Conference dual. Currently, in the NCAA rankings, the Zips sit at number 22 while Ball State is unranked. The Zips managed to place first in every event except for the one-meter, three-meter diving events an...