Women's Swimming & Diving

OAC Honors Alkire as Women's Swimmer of the Week

AUSTINTOWN, Ohio -- Sophomore Katy Alkire (Akron/Firestone) was named Ohio Athletic Conference Women's Swimmer of the week on Monday.

Alkire won the 1,000-yard freestyle, swam the top time in a 200 individual medley exhibition and placed second in the 100 butterfly as the Purple Raiders defeated St. Vincent (Pa.) on Saturday, 149-108.

Two of Alkire's times were facility records at St. Vincent's Resnik Pool. She swam the 1,000 free in 11:15.66 and the 200 IM in 2:19.99.

In the 100 fly, Alkire touched the wall in 1:05.56, placing second to teammate Taylor Harrison (New Philadelphia/New Philadelphia), who won in 1:03.97.

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