Growing up fencing, Deats knew he wanted to continue his passion for the game. With no colleges in his home state of Kansas offering any sort of fencing club or program, he looked further to find the Ball State fencing club.
The crowd inside the Corwin M. Nixon Aquatic Center anxiously awaited the Mid-American Conference award presentation following the conclusion of the MAC Championships.
Going into the last day of the Mid-American Conference Championships, Ball State Women’s Swim and Dive already obtained 15 top-10 times in various events. The Cardinals finished with 20 top-10 times after Saturday including the 200-yard freestyle relay.
Since last year's Mid-American Conference Championships, junior Logan Ackley has been eye`ing his own record in the 200 backstroke (1:48.81). Little by little, his time has been inching toward a new record. The main difference in his stroke this season is the way he is able to propel quickly to the surface off of every turn.
Vormohr had finished 12th and 14th in the backstroke events at last season’s Mid-American Conference Championships. A pair of Cardinals earned top-16 finishes in two different events at those championships: juniors Vormohr and Rachel Bertram.