WILMINGTON, Ohio - The Wilmington College women's swimming team hosts its first dual meet of the 2019-20 season on Friday when Ohio Northern University comes to the WC Natatorium for the teams' annual evening dual meet. The first event is slated to begin at 6 p.m.
The Coaches: Trip Breen is in his 20th season as the head coach of Wilmington's men's and women's swimming teams. Breen has been named Ohio Athletic Conference (OAC) Men's Coach of the Year four times, the most recently in the 2016-17 season. Austin Veltman is in his second season as ONU's head swimming and diving coach.
Who to Watch: Both Margaret Hover and Macki Leon claimed three event victories in the season-opening dual meet at Baldwin Wallace University on Saturday. Hover won the 100-yard freestyle with a time of 57.07 seconds and the 200-yard freestyle (2:08.01) by beating the competition by over seven seconds. Leon won the 100-yard backstroke (1:04.81) by over four seconds and the 100-yard IM by touching the pad in 1:04.75. The two juniors also teamed up with Maryn Herring and Hannah Davis to win the 200-yard freestyle relay, defeating the Baldwin Wallace team by over eight seconds. Fynn Roberts was the other Quaker to claim an individual event win, doing so in the 100-yard breaststroke with a time 1:13.72.
Coverage: Follow @DubC_Swimming on Twitter for updates on the meet.
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Up Next: Wilmington opens the month of November with a double dual meet with Wittenberg University and Transylvania University on Saturday, Nov. 2.