Charlotte, NC: The Lions are competing at the 2020 Conference Carolinas Championships in Charlotte, NC February 13-16. This is a 4-day event with prelims/finals each day. The EC men broke 2 school records, 2 conference records, earned 4 NCAA national qualifying times, and started the first day off with 6 conference champions!
Day 1 Finals:
In the 1000 free, Elder Oliveira finished 1st (9:21.60) in a new EC school record, Conference record, and NCAA National qualifying time. Pedro Terra 2nd (9:36.87) Xzavier Reiter 7th (10:06.62)
In the 200 IM, Hunter Hayes finished 6th (1:57.30) Alasdair McGhee 8th (1:58.29)
In the 50 free, Alex Sobers finished 1st (19.72) in a new EC school record, Conference record, and current #1 NCAA time in the country. Igor Dantas 2nd (19.87) NCAA national cut. Joao Santos 3rd (20.15) NCAA national cut. Alex Reyman 7th (21.33)
In the 200 Medley Relay, the A relay (Jones, Santos, Reyman, Dantas) finished 1st (1:30.56)
Next up, day 2 prelims starting at 10am. Friday events are 400 IM, 100 fly, 200 free. GO LIONS!
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