The lady lions competed at the 14th Annual SCAD Invite, November 29 - December 1, 2018. The meet included 17 teams and consisted of prelims/finals all 3 days, with the top 16 swimmers qualifying in each event scoring.
In the 200 medley relay, the A relay (Hunter, Ribeiro, Bouckaert, Arnold) finished 8th (1:50.11) the B relay (Scharff, Simioni, Hayes, Ostojska) finished 9th (1:50.46). In the 200 IM, Julia Simioni finished 16th (2:10.72). In the 50 free, Carmen Arnold finished 14th (24.90). In the 800 free relay, the A relay (Rodriguez, Mafla, Hayes, Calka) finished 11th (8:10.05).
In the 200 free relay, the A relay (Ostojska, Ribeiro, Simioni, Arnold) finished 8th (1:39.31). In the 100 fly, Natalie Hayes finished 4th (57.14). In the 200 free, Karolina Ostojska finished 15th (1:56.33). In the 100 breast, Julia Simioni finished 8th (1:06.83). In the 400 medley relay, the A relay (Hunter, Simioni, Hayes, Ostojska) finished 10th (4:00.70) the B relay (Calka, Ribeiro, Bouckaert, Arnold) finished 13th (4:05.31).
In the 1650 free, Juana Mafla finished 14th (18:24.44). In the 200 back, Anna Calka finished 7th (2:10.53) Mateja Svonja 12th (2:11.96). In the 200 fly Natalie Hayes finished 9th (2:05.03) in an EC school record and NCAA national qualifying time. In the 400 free relay, the A relay (Ostojska, Simioni, Ribeiro, Arnold) finished 8th (3:38.08) the B relay (Mafla, Svonja, Bouckaert, Rodriguez) finished 9th (3:41.12).
Next up, Alex Sobers competes in the 14th FINA World Swimming Championships (25m) December 11-16, in Hangzhou, China. GO LIONS!
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