Posted: Jan 20, 2017
Franklin Springs, GA --- For the first time this season, freshmen Alex Sobers was selected as the conference swimmer of the week.
In a home meet on Saturday vs. Carson-Newman University, Alex finished first in two individual events. In the 200 free Alex finished 1st in 1:39.41; a new EC school record, NCAA Div. II national cut, and the current #1 time in the conference. Next up, Alex finished 1st in the 500 freestyle with a time of 4:39.73. Finally, Sobers lead off the 200 freestyle relay with a time of 21.39.
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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