Gabriel Genovesi was named most outstanding track performer and Daryl Baptiste was named most outstanding field performer, and the Universtiy of Akron menís track and field team continued the dominance it displayed on Friday to win the Mid-American Conference Indoor Championships at Stile Athletics Field House.
Genovesi ran the third leg in Fridayís winning distance medley relay and ran the anchor in the winning 1,600 relay.
He won the 800 as an individual on Saturday.
Baptiste won the long jump on Friday and won the triple jump on Saturday.
The Zips set a school indoor record with 163 points and led the entire meet.
Valerie Fraizer was named most outstanding field performer after winning the weight throw to lead the women.
The women finished eighth with 38 points.
The University of Akron defeated nationally ranked Dartmouth 6-1 on Friday in Hanover, N.H., led by a three-match sweep in doubles and wins in the third, fifth and sixth singles.
The Zips (12-0) clinched the meet after winning all three doubles matches. The team of Zara Harutyunyan and Prang Pantusart won the first doubles and Angelika Jogasuria and Natalia Kuvakina won the second doubles. The team of Angelina Jogasuria and Olga Shkundina won the third doubles to give the Zips the match.
Pantusart won the third singles match, Angelika Jogasuria claimed the fifth singles win and Ksenia Berestetska won the sixth singles.
The Zips travel to Providence today to play 44th-ranked Brown.
Kent State avenged a 2-1 loss on Friday with a 16-3 win over Lipscomb on Saturday at Ken Dugan Field in Nashville.
Senior catcher David Lyon singled, doubled and tripled and had four RBI to lead the Flashes. Junior Evan Campbell also had four RBI, and sophomore Troy Summers singled, doubled and scored four runs for KSU.
KSU goes for the series win today.
Andrew Brown gave up six runs in five innings and the University of Akron lost to Southern California 12-1 on Friday in Los Angeles.
Joey Havrilak went 2-for-4 to lead the Zipsí offense.
Toledo senior Laura Lindsay (Green) swam the second leg of the winning 200 medley relay in the MAC Championships at Ocasek Natatorium on Friday. The Rockets finished with a time of 1:40.48.
Kent State track and field coach Bill Lawson signed a contract extension through the 2015-16 season.
Lawson has been with KSU since 2005 and helped to produce six All-Americans and two womenís outdoor track and field MAC championships (2010, 2011).
Lawson led the Golden Flashes to three other team titles in the last three seasons, including a womenís indoor, menís indoor and menís cross country.
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