The Ashland University swim and dive team had their season opening swim meet on Friday night (Oct. 10) against the Findlay Oilers. The men came away victorious 179-106, while the women fell to the Oilers 155-124.
Numerous young Eagles had impressive showings in their first meets. Freshman, Ryan Deemer won the 1,000 yard freestyle by over a minute over his nearest competitor, clocking in at 10:07.10. Nicholas Noe cruised in the 200 yard freestyle with a time of 1:48.57 and Andrew Martin won the 50 yard freestyle in 22.26 seconds. Matthew Dixon won the men's one meter and three meter diving. Christopher Georgiadis won the 200 yard IM in 1:58.18.