By Caleb Scott
WILMINGTON — Junior Pete He (Mason) and sophomore Nolan Huey (Fort Collins, Colo./Fossil Ridge) posted three first place finishes each to lead the Ohio Northern mens swimming and diving team to a 172-89 dual meet victory over Wilmington on Friday evening.
The Polar Bears improve to 1-0 with the victory, while the Quakers fall to 0-1.
Huey claimed first place in the 200-meter free and 100 back in 2:05.20 and 1:01.28, respectively, before teaming up with juniors Justin Chapman (Springboro) and Thomas Golba (Dayton/Alter) and freshman Zach Ayres (Chillicothe) to win the 200 freestyle relay in 1:41.09.
Simpson would finish first in the 50 back in :28.24, while He posted two first place finishes in the 100 fly and 50 fly in 1:00.86 and :26.88, respectively.
In the 100 I.M., Ferrell took first place in 1:04.93.
Freshman Ryan Mow (Macomb, Mich./Dakota) would also post a first place finish for the Polar Bears, after winning the 400 free in 4:31.89.
"The Wilmington coaching staff and ours have great respect for one another which always promotes healthy competition," said head coach Peggy Ewald. "It was a great night to get things rolling."
The Polar Bears return to action on Saturday morning as they host John Carroll at 1 pm at the ONU Sports Center Natatorium and host their annual "Swim for Cystic Fibrosis" Fundraiser.