Charlotte, NC - - CONFERENCE CAROLINAS CHAMPIONSHIPS: The Lions qualified 11 men for tonight's finals, earning the top spot in 2 of the 3 events contested. The top 16 in each event qualify for the evening finals.
In the 500 free, Alex Sobers qualified 1st (4:22.74) in EC school record, Conference Carolinas record, and NCAA national qualifying time; Cole Brubaker qualified 10th (5:18.66), Harrison Andrews qualified 11th (5:29.67)
In the 200 IM, Hunter Hayes qualified 6th (1:57.59), Alisdair McGhee qualified 7th (1:58.83), Juan Sebastian Riano qualified 10th (2:02.43)
In the 50 free, Joao Santos qualified 1st (20.29) in EC school record, Conference Carolinas record, and NCAA national qualifying time; Thiago Rosa qualified 2nd in NCAA qualifying time (20.45), Rafael Mendes qualified 4th (21.31), Theo Courteaux qualified 7th (21.68), Seth Campbell qualified 13th (22.41), Simon Roberts finished 17th (23.09)
Tonight, the 400 medley relay will also be contested. The Lions are the #1 seed in that event as well.
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