AKRON, Ohio-- Denison men's swimming sits in third place through five of 13 events at the Akron Zips Classic. The Big Red has totaled 169.5 points and trails only Cincinnati (263) and Miami (314). Cleveland State follows in fourth place at 145.5 while Xavier checks in fifth with 95 points.
Senior All-American Matt Hedman paced Denison with a second-place finish in the 500 freestyle. He touched with an NCAA 'B' cut time of 4:31.58. Hedman also placed second at the 2018 NCAA Division III Championship with a time of 4:25.16.
The 800 free relay ended the night and Hedman, Nicholas Czepukaitis, Wilson and Wang finished fifth in 6:57.42.
The Akron Zips Classic will be closed out on Saturday with six finals during the 10 a.m. session and seven finals during the 5 p.m. session.