Boleyn Captures Third All-OAC Performance at Final Meet
Saturday, February 18, 2012 | by Robby Hamman

AKRON, Ohio – At the final day of competition at the Ohio Athletic Conference swimming and diving championships on Saturday, freshman Emilee Boleyn earned All-OAC honors for the third time in as many days. The freshman helped the Defiance College Yellow Jackets earn 197 total points throughout the three-day meet.

After claiming second place in the 50-yard freestyle on day one of the championships and second in the 100-yard backstroke on day two, Boleyn’s encore performance was a second place finish in the 200-yard backstroke event. The freshman sat in fourth place after the preliminary rounds but recorded a time of 2:10.33 in the finals to move up two spots and capture second. The finish earned the Jackets 17 points.

Other individual point earners for the Jackets on Saturday were freshmen Jacqueline Loock and Alicia Hoopingarner. Loock competed in the 100-yard freestyle and placed 13th with a time of 57.39 seconds, her best of the season. Hoopingarner raced in the 200-yard fly and finished in 16th place with a mark of 2:57.76.

The other event that racked up major points for the Jackets was the 400-yard freestyle relay team. The team consisted of Loock, Boleyn, Miranda Behner, and Chelsea Bell. The team finished in sixth place with a time of 4:04.83, which gave DC 26 points for the race.

Saturday was the final day of the OAC Championships and subsequently the last meet of Defiance College’s inaugural swimming season.