The Lions are the 2018 Sun Coast Swimming Conference champions, finishing 1st of 6 teams, with 924 points. Over the 3-day championships the EC men won 12 out of the 18 events contested; set 5 EC school records, 12 conference records, and come home with 21 conference champions!
Alex Sobers and Thiago Rosa were named co-MVP of the meet. Both EC swimmers won 3 individual events at the championships; all 6 swims in NCAA Div. II national championship qualifying times.
With this conference win, the Lions continue their undefeated season at 34-0.
Head Coach, Allen Gilchrest; "Congrats to Keiser University, who pushed our team in the pool from start to finish, right down to the last relay. Our team has been looking forward to this conference championships all season, we are thankful for our team victory, and give God the Glory!"
Next up, the Lions head to the ECAC Swimming and Diving Open Championships, being held at Rutgers University in Piscataway, NJ (February 23-25, 2018). GO LIONS!
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