Over fall break, the team stayed on campus and got in some great work via Bootcamp2.0. Everyone rose up and got through it together as a team.
Wednesday, September 27, 2017
Today was a great day for ONU Swimming and Diving as we participated in the nation wide World Record Attempt to break the record for most people treading water at the same time in different locations. We partnered with Women's Basketball and had 63 people complete the challenge.
After the Tread-A-Thon, the team held their annual Kayak Challenge in which the Orange team was victorious.
Monday, September 25, 2017
We started things off this season with our annual Midnight Meet followed by our Team Outing. Black Team was victorious at the Midnight Meet, White Team were the Star Wars Challenge Champions, and Orange Team took the Triathlon Challenge despite Duggan's impressive bike to run transition.
Friday, August 4, 2017
We are excited to announce that Ohio Northern Swimming and Diving will be participating in the International Water Safety Foundation World Record Attempt Tread-A-Thon on September 27th, 2017.
Our team will be joining teams from across the nation in an attempt to break the Guinness Book of World Records: "Most People Treading Water at the Same Time in Multiple Locations" record. The record currently sits at 805 people.
We will be using Facebook Live to broadcast our participation so be sure to follow our new and official Ohio Northern University Swimming and Diving Facebook Page.
The goal of this World Record attempt is to raise awareness of the global drowning pandemic and to raise donations for the International Water Safety Foundation. The International Water Safety Foundation is a non-profit organization raising drowning awareness while bringing basic swimming, water safety, and safe rescue skills to children in developing countries. 50% of anything raised will go to our team the 50% will go to the International Water Safety Foundation. According to the World Health Organization, 372,000 people lose their lives to drowning each year. But the global problem is far worse than that. Those figures do not include data from 66 countries, including 7 of the top 10 most populous countries in the world. They also exclude drownings due to floods, cataclysms, boating accidents, and water transport mishaps. Drownings in rural areas are rarely reported because victims never make it to where that data is collected – the hospital. It’s important to note the limitation of drowning statistics. The collection of drowning data is not universally collected or classified mainly due to the sheer nature of drowning. The International Life Saving Federation estimates there are 1,200,000 drowning deaths annually. Please help the Ohio Northern University Swimming and Diving teams raise awareness of this pandemic through our World Record Tread-A-Thon attempt.
Please visit our Campaign Page and make a donation.
Tuesday, February 21, 2017
The season wrapped up this past weekend with the OAC Championship meet in Akron, OH. The men earned a 2nd place finish and the women earned a 3rd place finish. At the meet, 2 new school records were set: Nolan Huey broke the 100BK record when he led off the 400 Medley Relay during finals. He swam to a 51.59. Lauren Halle set a new school record (and earned a NCAA B cut) in the 400IM with a 4:36.57.