Women's Swimming & Diving

Women’s Swimming and Diving: Raiders Finish Second at OAC Championships

Photo by Dale Lautenschleger)
Photo by Dale Lautenschleger)

2019 Mount Union women's placers

OAC Championships

AKRON, Ohio--Mount Union's women's swimming and diving team finished in second with a final score of 723 after day three of the Ohio Athletic Conference Championships from the Ocasek Natatorium on the campus of the University of Akron.

John Carroll won the OAC Championship (800) beating out Mount Union. Behind the Raiders was third place Ohio Northern (636) followed by Baldwin Wallace (560) and Wilmington (248).

Leading the way for Mount Union on the final day was senior Lauren Oktavec (Brunswick) who came away with second place and All-OAC honors in the 200-yard backstroke.

A pair of Raiders collected individual All-OAC honors as freshman Aurelia Incristi (Rockwall, Tex. / Rockwall) and senior Gina Saxon (Hudson) both placed third in the 100-yard freestyle and 200-yard breaststroke respectively.

Incristi was a member of the 400-yard freestyle relay that took third with freshmen swimmers Erika Drager (Berea/Berea-Midpark), Elise Pichola (Rocky River) and Lindsey Collins (Uniontown/Massillon Jackson).

The top three finishers in individual events and the top two relay teams in each event earn All-OAC conference honors.