Women's Swimming and Diving News
Most Recent Story: Miami Women's Swimming and Diving Wins 17th MAC Championship
BUFFALO, N.Y. - For the 17th time in the 33-year history of the Mid-American Conference meet, Miami University women’s swimming and diving stands as champions. It marks the RedHawks’ first MAC team title since 2009.
What made Miami’s victory even more unique is that the RedHawks climbed to the top of the standings without placing first in any of the 20 individual or relay team events. That has never happened before in the history of MAC women’s swimming and diving.
“That definitely shows our depth,” said head coach Dave Jennings. “Depth was the determining factor. It’s unfortunate that none of our young ladies won an individual championship, but our goal was always to win the team title and that’s exactly what we did.
Miami’s 621 team points out-distanced runner-up Ohio (505) by 116 points. Bowling Green was third (467), Eastern Michigan was fourth (450), host Buffalo was fifth (421), Toledo placed sixth (394), Ball State was seventh (345), and Akron finished eighth (302).
Senior Bekka Westrick earned first-team All-MAC honors, while senior Leah Thornton, senior Maegan O’Connor, sophomore Courtney Collett, freshman Aubrey Kluth and junior Nicole Wagner were chosen as second-team All-MAC selections.
In the 1650 freestyle, Miami had four... [Read the entire story]