Men's Swimming & Diving team defeats Ohio Wesleyan, falls to #3 Kenyon in tri-meet Friday night

Men's Swimming & Diving team defeats Ohio Wesleyan, falls to #3 Kenyon in tri-meet Friday night

By Tim Glon

ADA — The Ohio Northern men's swimming and diving team defeated Ohio Wesleyan 157-84 and fell at No. 3-ranked Kenyon 179-64 on Friday night at the Steen Aquatic Center.

The Polar Bears move to 7-1 overall and clinch their 11th consecutive winning dual meet season. The Lords improve to 2-3 and the Battling Bishops fall to 5-4.

Kenyon also defeated Ohio Wesleyan 153-79.

Senior Braden Kuhn (Tiffin/Columbian) won the 3-meter diving with 279.60 points to lead Ohio Northern. He also finised second in he 1-meter diving with 252.80 points.

Junior Anthony Ferrell (Canton/Glen Oak) posted a second place finish in the 100 breast in 1:00.58.

Three other Polar Bears posted third place finishes.

Freshman Ryan Mow (Macomb, Mich./Dakota) was third in the 1,000 free in 10:13.85 and the 500 free in 4:55.09.

Sophomore Nolan Huey (Fort Collins, Colo./Fossil Ridge) was third in the 200 free in 1:45.76 and the 100 back in :53.50.

Junior Justin Chapman (Springboro) was third in the 50 free in :22.17 and was fifth in the 100 free in :49.42.

Junior Thomas Golba (Dayton/Alter) was fifth in the 50 free in :22.48 and freshman Dylan Boyd (Cranberry Township, Pa./Seneca Valley) was fifth in the 3-meter diving.

Northern wrapped up the meet with junior Pete He (Mason), Golba, Chapman and senior Ian Simpson (Strongsville) finishing second in the 200 free relay in 1:28.47.

The Polar Bears will wrap up their regular season with a dual meet against No. 23-ranked Case Western Reserve at Hillsdale, Mich., on Saturday.