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@Ohio_Swim_Dive Finish Day Two of the MAC Championships in Fifth Place

Feb. 23, 2017

Results Day Two | Championship Schedule

OXFORD, Ohio – Ohio swimming and diving completed day two of the 2016-2017 Mid-American Conference Championship in fifth place with a total of 124.5 points. Today’s events were the one-meter dive, 500-yard freestyle, 200-yard individual medley, 50-yard freestyle, and the 200-yard freestyle relay.

The day started with the 500-yard freestyle where freshman Emily Zimcoksy (Smock, Pa.) was the only Bobcats finalist, becoming seeded fourth overall in the preliminary rounds with a time of 4:50.44, the new fifth-best time in program history. She then went on to the finals and finished with a 4:51.96 time to place fifth overall, the new seventh-fastest all-time performance.

In the 200-yard IM, freshman Mikayla Herich (Hebron, Ky.) finished the preliminary rounds seeded seventh in 2:02.33, a time that ties for the fifth-fastest all-time performance. In the finals Herich tied for seventh with Buffalo’s Brittney Walters with a time of 2:02.81, the new ninth-fastest time in program history.

Sophomore Corrin Van Lanen (Green Bay, Wis.) exited the 50-yard freestyle preliminary round as the second seed with the third-best time in program history, 22.57 seconds. In the finals, the sophomore swam a 22.55 to place second overall. This time also ties the sophomore for second-fastest time in program history with alumna, Lauren Funk

The 200-yard freestyle team of Van Lanen, Herich, freshman Claire Mikesell (Clearfield, Pa.) and Zimcosky recorded a 1:32.82 time to finish sixth overall, the new ninth-fastest time in program history.

The Bobcats look to compete tomorrow beginning at 11 a.m. in the 400-yard individual medley, 100-yard butterfly, 200-yard freestyle, 100-yard breaststroke, 100-yard backstroke, the 400-yard medley relay and the preliminary rounds of the three-meter dive. The final rounds are set to begin promptly at 7 p.m.