Records Fall in Day Two of the MAC Swimming and Diving Championships

Records Fall in Day Two of the MAC Swimming and Diving Championships


GENEVA, OHBrittney Kuras won her second title to highlight day two of the Mid-American Conference Women's Swimming and Diving Championships at the SPIRE Institute in Geneva, OH on Friday. Spencer Rodriguez was also victorious as was the 800 freestyle relay team.

Kuras, who was victorious in the 200 individual medley yesterday, set the pool record en route to winning the 200 freestyle. The UB senior won the event with a time of 1:47.24. UB teammate Jessica Powers finished second in the race with a season-best time of 1:48.24.

Rodriguez continued her strong meet by winning the 400 individual medley. She finished with a time of 4:17.24 to break the school record. It was an incredible performance for Rodriguez who shattered her previous best time of 4:31.03 to win the title.

In the relay events, the Bulls were victorious in the 800 freestyle relay. The team of Rodriguez, Powers, Brittney Walters and Kuras won the race with a pool-record time of 7:17.35.

In other results, Taylor Steffl placed fourth in the 100 butterfly with a season-best time of 54.51.

The Bulls finished second in the 200 medley relay. The UB team of Melissa Trail, Kelsey Barbour, Steffle and Kuras finished with a time of 1:40.67.

As a team, the Bulls sit in fourth place following the second day of action. The championships conclude tomorrow.


1. Akron - 378

2. Miami - 332

3. Bowling - 324

4. Buffalo - 299

5. Eastern Michigan - 291

6. Ball State - 241

7. Ohio - 240

8. Toledo - 234