Athens, GA - The Emmanuel College Men's & Women's Triathlon Team competed in the Early Bird Sprint Triathlon (400 meter pool swim, 20K bike, 5K run) on the campus of the University of Georgia, Sunday April 8, 2018. 12 collegiate teams competed in the event. This event was the final qualifier for the Triathlon Collegiate National Championships later this month.
On the Men's side, Alasdair McGhee was the top male EC finisher in a time of 1:12.31 (30th overall). Rafael Mendes finished 40th overall with a time of 1:14.41. Simon Roberts finished 51st (1:18.01). On the Women's side, Laura Gonzalez was the top female EC finisher in a time of 1:30.58 (27th overall).
Next up, the team travels to Tuscaloosa, Alabama to compete at the 2018 Collegiate National Championships (April 25, 2018). GO LIONS!
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