Franklin Springs, GA - - The Emmanuel College Men's swim team hosted the 7th annual EC Invite on Saturday October 5, 2019. This year's invite was a quad meet. Competing teams included Milligan, Lagrange, and Point.
The Emmanuel Lions finished 1st overall and 1st in all 11 events contested.
NCAA national qualifying times earned: Alex sobers (200 free) Igor Dantas (50 free, 100 fly) Joao Santos (100 breast)
Top 10 individual national rankings: Alex Sobers 1st (200 free) 6th (500 free) Igor Dantas 1st (100 fly) 2nd (50 free) Thiago Rosa 4th (50 free) 4th (100 back) Joao Santos 1st (100 breast) 2nd (100 free) Pedro Terra 9th (1000 free)
Top 10 national relay rankings: Dantas, Rosa, Sobers, Santos currently 1st (200 free relay)
The 200 medley relay (Jones, Courteaux, Reyman, Brown) finished 1st (1:38.74) the B relay ( McGhee, Roberts, Reiter, Andrews) finished 4th (1:47.28)
In the 1000 free, Pedro Terra finished 1st (9:59.04) Xzavier Reiter 2nd (10:08.78)
In the 200 free, Alex Sobers finished 1st (1:36.59) Joshua Varrie 2nd (1:48.33) Simon Roberts 5th (2:01.00)
In the 50 free, Igor Dantas 1st (20.29) Thiago Rosa 2nd (20.92) Alex Reyman 3rd (22.49)
In the 200 IM, Alasdair McGhee finished 1st (2:03.30) Robert Jones 2nd (2:05.44) Harrison Andrews 6th (2:19.45)
In the 100 fly, Igor Dantas finished 1st (48.99) Alex Reyman 2nd (53.73) Xzavier Reiter 3rd (54.49)
In the 100 free, Joao Santos finished 1st (45.93) Joshua Varrie 2nd (49.30) Harrison Andrews 6th (56.18)
In the 100 back, Thiago Rosa finished 1st (51.02) Alasdair McGhee 4th (57.40) David Brown 6th (57.99)
In the 500 free, Alex Sobers finished 1st (4:39.76) Pedro Terra 2nd (4:54.91)
In the 100 breast, Joao Santos finished 1st (55.45) Theo Courteaux 2nd (1:00.12) Robert Jones 3rd (1:03.01)
The 200 free A relay (Dantas, Rosa, Sobers, Santos) finished 1st (1:21.21) the B relay (Brown, Varrie, Terra, Courteaux) finished 2nd (1:30.66)
Next up, the Lions head to Converse College in Spartanburg, SC on Saturday October 12 for the Coverse Relays Invite. GO LIONS!
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