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Women's Swimming Opens New Year at Mount Union Saturday

Photo by Randy Sarvis
Photo by Randy Sarvis

WILMINGTON, Ohio - The Wilmington College women's swimming team takes to the pool for the first time in 2020 on Saturday for an Ohio Athletic Conference (OAC) dual meet at the University of Mount Union. Events are slated to begin at 1 p.m.

The Coaches: Trip Breen is in his 21st 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. Eric Mojock is in his 13th season as Mount Union's head coach.

Who to Watch: In freestyle events, Margaret Hover has been the Fightin' Quakers' best sprinter in freestyle events this far this season including the 50-yard, 100-yard, 500-yard and 1,000-yard events. Macki Leon, who has teamed up with Hover on Wilmington's undefeated 200-yard freestyle relay squad, has the team's best times in backstroke and IM events. She also won the 200-yard freestyle at the Ohio Wesleyan University Invitational on Nov. 23-24, 2019. Maryn Herring boasts the best marks in butterfly events while Fynn Roberts leads the Quakers' breaststrokers.

Coverage: Follow @DubC_Swimming on Twitter for updates on the meet.

Social Media: Wilmington athletics is represented on Facebook (Wilmington College Athletics), Twitter (@DubCQuakers) and Instagram (@DubCQuakers). Follow all the happenings of Wilmington College on social media by using the hashtag "#WeAreDubC".

Up Next: Wilmington hosts John Carroll University for a Senior meet on Saturday, Jan. 25.