The University of Akron track and field teams ended the final day of the 2018 Mid-American Conference Track and Field Championships with three individual titles. The women’s team finished second overall and the men were third. Eastern Michigan won both team titles. The Kent State men were second and the KSU women were fourth in the event at Bowling Green.

UA pole vaulter Matt Ludwig was honored as the meet’s Most Outstanding Field Performer. Zips freshman Jenna Frantz was named Freshman Field Performer of the Meet. Ludwig won the men’s pole vault and Frantz was second in the women’s vault.

KSU senior Gabrielle Figueroa and freshman Jake Wickey gave the Flashes a sweep of the women’s and men’s weight throw.

Women’s basketball

Kent State defeated the University of Akron 60-55 behind double-doubles from both Jordan Korinek (St. Vincent-St. Mary) and McKenna Stephens (Lake). Korinek scored a game-high 16 points to go with 10 rebounds and Stephens posted 14 points and a game-high 11 rebounds.

Tennis

The University of Akron beat Missouri-Kansas City 5-2 to conclude a road trip and improve to 7-6 overall.

Swimming

The University of Akron women’s swimming and diving team claimed its fifth consecutive MAC championship, winning the team crown at Ohio University.

UA took the top four spots in Saturday’s 200-yard butterfly led by Mackenzie Vargas. UA’s Paloma Marrero set a MAC championship record in the 200 breaststroke (2:09.1). The Zips also won the 400 freestyle relay (3:18.92).