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Sat Feb 22
12 p.m.
at Kenyon Invitational
in Gambier, Ohio
Fri Feb 28
2 p.m.
NCAA Diving Regional
in Granville, Ohio
Sat Feb 29
12 p.m.
NCAA Diving Regional
in Granville, Ohio
Sat Mar 14
10 a.m.
Rumble in the Trumbull
in Granville, Ohio
Wed Mar 18
Cancelled
at NCAA Division III Championship
in Greensboro, N.C.
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at NCAA Division III Championship
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Denison opens in third place at the Akron Zips Classic

Matt Hedman  |  Photo by Linda Striggo
Matt Hedman | Photo by Linda Striggo

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.

First-year Dayen Wilson followed with a seventh-place showing in the 500 free in 4:39.52.  James Baker placed 15th with a time of 4:43.52.

In the 200 IM, first-year Richie Kurlich impressed in his first event, touching third in 1:54.64.  Bebe Wang followed in sixth-place in 1:55.18 and Noah Houskeeper took 13th with a time of 1:57.54.

In the 50 freestyle, Christien Kelly led DU with a 10th place time of 21.49.  Matt McHugh took 14th in 21.65 and Michael Arpasi finished 17th in 21.70.

The season was kicked off by Wang, Tiernan Foster-Smith, Kymani Senior and Drake Horton who touched sixth in the 400 medley relay in 3:27.22.

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.

Denison men too much for OWU
February 2, 2019 Denison men too much for OWU