Franklin Springs, GA: The Emmanuel College men's swimming team won both dual meets on Saturday and remain undefeated in dual meets this season.
The lions defeated the #1 NAIA ranked SCAD bees 143 to 119; and the #15 NCAA ranked Carson-Newman eagles 131.5 to 130.50.
The meet came down to the last relay and Lions pulled it out, finishing 1st, ahead of both SCAD and CNU.
In the 200 medley relay, the A relay (Rosa, Santos, Dantas, Sobers) finished 1st (1:29.19) the B relay (Jones, Courteaux, Reyman, Oliveira) 5th (1:37.74) the C relay (Andrews, Roberts, Brown, Hayes) 6th (1:47.78)
In the 1000 free, Pedro Terra finished 1st (9:49.47) Elder Oliveira 2nd (9:49.92) Xzavier Reiter 7th (10:30.62)
In the 200 free, Alex Sobers finished 1st (1:38.94) Joshua Varrie 8th (1:49.35) Pedro Terra 9th (1:52.97)
In the 100 back, Thiago Rosa finished 2nd (50.49) Hunter Hayes 5th (55.76) David Brown 7th (56.72)
In the 100 breast, Joao Santos finished 1st (54.47) Robert Jones 8th (1:02.47) Theo Courteaux 9th (1:02.88)
In the 200 fly, Alasdair McGhee finished 4th (1:58.46) Xzavier Reiter 7th (2:02.94)
In the 50 free, Igor Dantas finished 1st in a new EC school record (19.97) Alex Reyman 7th (22.49) Simon Roberts 8th (23.65)
In the 100 free, Joao Santos finished 1st (45.32) Alasdair McGhee 7th (48.95) David Brown 9th (50.96)
In the 200 back, Thiago Rosa finished 3rd (1:59.35) Hunter Hayes 5th (2:03.94) Alasdair McGhee 6th (2:04.27)
In the 200 breast, Theo Courteaux finished 6th (2:19.77) Robert Jones 7th (2:19.96) Xzavier Reiter 8th (2:21.49)
In the 500 free, Alex Sobers finished 1st (4:36.03) Elder Oliveira 3rd (4:43.28) Pedro Terra 5th (4:50.46)
In the 100 fly, Igor Dantas finished 1st (48.90) Alex Reyman 5th (53.56) David Brown 9th (56.50)
In the 200 IM, Alasdair McGhee finished 4th (1:59.53) Robert Jones 8th (2:08.56) Xzavier Reiter 9th (2:10.79)
In the 200 free relay, the A relay (Santos, Dantas, Rosa, Sobers) finished 1st (1:22.71) the B relay (Terra, Courteaux, Reyman, Oliveira) 5th (1:28.16) the C relay (Roberts, Andrews, Hayes, Varrie) 7th (1:33.71)
Up next, the Lions host the Emmanuel Invite on Friday January 24th at 5:00pm and Saturday January 25th at 10:00am.
Saturday is Senior Day with Senior recognition starting at 9:50am). GO LIONS!
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