Men's Swimming & Diving: Ohio Northern (7-2 Overall) at OAC Championships

Men's Swimming & Diving: Ohio Northern (7-2 Overall) at OAC Championships

Thursday-Saturday, Feb. 15-17, 2018 - Ocasek Natatorium, Akron, Ohio

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OAC Championships Meet: Ohio Northern is looking for its 13th OAC Championships title in program history Thursday-Saturday at the University of Akron's Ocasek Natatorium ... ONU won 12 consecutive crowns from 2005-16 ... The championships consists of 13 swimming events, two diving events and five relays over a 3-day span ... Prelims will begin at 10 am each day, with the finals at 6:30, 6 and 5:30 pm Thursday-Saturday, respectively ... The top three individuals and the top two relay teams in each event will earn All-OAC honors ... Each swimmer is allowed to compete in three individual races and up to four relays ... ONU won its 12th OAC Regular Season title this season with a perfect 4-0 record ... The Polar Bears also clinched their 11th consecutive winning dual meet season ... Sophomore Nolan Huey currently leads the OAC in the 200 back in 1:52.98 ... He also leads the OAC in the 200 I.M. (1:55.18) and the 400 I.M. (4:08.60) and is second in the 200 free (1:45.76) ... Junior Pete He leads the OAC in the 100 Fly (:50.86) and the 200 fly (1:56.30) and is second in the 50 free (:21.19) ... Senior Ian Simpson is seeded second in the 100 back (:52.61) and the 100 free (:47.42) ... Senior Thomas Golba is ranked second in the 200 breast (2:12.28) ... Junior Anthony Ferrell is ranked second in the 100 breast (:58.87) ... Freshman Ryan Mow is ranked second in the 1650 free (10:13.86 for 1000 meters).

Schedule of Events

Distances in Yards

Thursday, Feb. 15 (10 am/6:30 pm)

1.      200 Free Relay Men
2.      200 Free Relay Women
3.      500 Free Men
4.      500 Free Women
5.      200 I.M. Men
6.      200 I.M. Women
7.      50 Free Men
8.      50 Free Women
9.      400 Medley Relay Men
10.    400 Medley Relay Women

Friday, Feb. 16 (10 am/6 pm)

11.    200 Medley Relay Men
12.    200 Medley Relay Women
13.    400 I.M. Men
14.    400 I.M. Women
15.    100 Fly Men
16.    100 Fly Women
17.    200 Free Men
18.    200 Free Women
19.    100 Breast Men
20.    100 Breast Women
21.    100 Back Men
22.    100 Back Women
23.    800 Free Relay Men
24.    800 Free Relay Women
25.    1-Meter Diving Men
26.    3-Meter Diving Women

Saturday, Feb. 17 (10 am/5:30 pm)

27.    1,650 Free Men
28.    1,650 Free Women
29.    200 Back Men
30.    200 Back Women
31.    100 Free Men
32.    100 Free Women
33.    200 Breast Men
34.    200 Breast Women
35.    200 Fly Men
36.    200 Fly Women
37.    3-Meter Diving Men
48.    1-Meter Diving Women
39.    400 Free Relay Men
40.    400 Free Relay Women 

ONU head coach Peggy Ewald: Ewald is in her 14th season at ONU and is the program's all-time winningest coach with a 107-43 men's dual meet record, a winning percentage of .713. She has been named OAC Men's Coach of the Year seven times and guided the Polar Bear men to 12 consecutive OAC Championships crowns from 2005-16 and 11 OAC Regular Season titles, including 10 straight from 2007-16.