Zips Compete at Day Two of NCAA Championships

Zips Compete at Day Two of NCAA Championships

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INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – The Akron women's swimming and diving team competed in three events on day two of the 2017 NCAA Championships at Indiana University's Natatorium in Indianapolis, Ind. on Thursday.

In the 200 IM, sophomore Madison Myers (Akron, Ohio) took 28th place out of 66 swimmers as she touched the wall in a time of 1:57.95.

On the diving boards, senior Paige Kelkenberg (Lockport, N.Y). placed 38th in one-meter diving with a score of 245.35 points. Kelkenberg qualified for the NCAA Championships after finishing eighth in the one-meter event at last weekend's NCAA Zone "C" Diving Championships.

The Zips finished 23rd in the 400 medley relay as the quartet of senior Luka Szynal (Lublin, Poland), junior Paloma Marrero (Merida, Spain), sophomore Sadie Fazekas (Windsor, Ontario) and sophomore Ragen Engel (Springfield, Ohio) finished in a time of 3:34.96, the second-fastest time in program history.

Action continues at the 2017 NCAA Championships tomorrow, March 17, with preliminary action slated to start at 10 a.m. and finals set for 6 p.m. A live stream for preliminaries can be found by clicking here and the finals can be seen on ESPN3.

Team Standings (Through Seven Events)

1) Stanford - 213

2) Cal - 136

3) Texas - 119

4) Georgia - 112

5) Texas A&M - 108