Charlotte, NC - - CONFERENCE CAROLINAS CHAMPIONSHIPS: The Lady Lions qualified 12 women for tonight's finals, earning the top spot in all 3 events contested. The top 16 in each event qualify for the evening finals.
In the 500 free prelims, Juana Mafla qualified 1st (5:18.96), Natalia Quintero-Rodriguez qualified 7th (5:36.15), Morgan Harkness qualified 8th (5:36.53), Denita Pieterse qualified 11th (5:57.13)
In the 200 IM, Julia Simioni qualified 1st (2:10.72), Anna Calka qualified 3rd (2:13.43), Natalie Hayes qualified 4th (2:13.89), Sara Duarte qualified 15th (2:25.74), Lydia Scharff finished 18th (2:32.12)
In the 50 free, Carmen Arnold qualified 1st (24.90), Mateja Svonja qualified 7th (25.54), Juliana Ribeiro qualified 9th (25.34), Yara Bouckaert qualified 10th (25.42)
Tonight, the 400 medley relay will also be contested. The Lady Lions are the #1 seed in that event as well.
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