Jan 27, 2017
Franklin Springs, GA --- Congratulation to freshman Clara Monges, selected for this weeks Appalachian Swimming Conference Swimmers of the Week.
Monges (from Toulon, France) played a vital role in the lady lions defeating Limestone College by a score of 116-88 on Saturday; making it the first time in school history that the ladies swim team has beaten Limestone in a dual meet.
Monges had an impressive set of results during the meet: 2nd in the 200 medley relay (50 fly split 26.62) fastest EC fly split in school history, so far. 1st in the 200 freestyle (1:58.14) missing the EC school record by .15 seconds. 2nd in the 100 freestyle (54.32) which is a new EC school record.
Emmanuel College swimming is in its third season as a member of the Appalachian Swimming Conference. Each week, coaches nominate one male and one female athlete. Coaches then vote on who to select as "Swimmer of the Week". There are 13 teams in the ASC including: Alderson Broaddus, Brenau, Emmanuel, King, Keiser, LaGrange, Mars Hill, Malone, Notre Dame, Urbana, Warren Wilson, West Virginia Wesleyan, Wheeling Jesuit.
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