EC Lions end season with Win

WOMEN

The Emmanuel College Lady Lions hosted Warren Wilson College on Saturday, February 1, 2014 in their final home event for the 2013-2014 season.  Emmanuel won the dual meet, outscoring Warren Wilson 110-84.

The Lady Lions honored their senior, Justine Wright, whom Head Coach Gilchrest described as being joy-filled in all that she does.  “Justine is an excellent two sport athlete who brought her work ethic into the pool this season.”

Top scorers for Emmanuel:

Tobo, Tamblyn, Gonzalez, Wright 1st in the 200 medley relay (2:01.00)

Jenna Lamont 2nd in1000 free (13:51.33)
Savannah Gratz  1st in 200 free (2:18.35)
Emma Tamblyn 2nd in 50 free (28.28)

Diana Tobo 1st in 200 IM (2:19.17) school record, NAIA national cut
Laura Gonzalez 1st in 100 fly (1:04.01)
Justine Wright  2nd in 100 free (1:04.94)

Diana Tobo 1st in 100 back (1:02.31) NAIA national cut
Laura Gonzalez  1st in 500 free (6:05.44)
Emma Tamblyn 1st in 100 breast (1:16.46)

Lamont, Whitaker, Gratz, Wright 1st in the 200 free relay (1:52.05)

The Lady Lions will compete at the New South Conference Championships at Delta State University February 19-22 to begin their post season competition.

MEN

The Emmanuel College Lions hosted Warren Wilson College on Saturday, February 1, 2014 in their final home event for the 2013-2014 season.  Emmanuel won the dual meet, outscoring Warren Wilson 106-67.

The Lions honored their lone senior, Keene Johnson, whom Head Coach Gilchrest described using the word “servant.”  “Keene was the very first swimmer to commit to the EC swim program and has been an asset to our inaugural season” said Coach Gilchrest.

Top scorers for Emmanuel:

Wyatt Nicholson 2nd in1000 free (11:43.05)
Clement Rowe 1st in 200 free (2:01.78)
Jackson Wasden 1st in 50 free (21.43) school record, NAIA national cut

Mitchell Buttler 1st in 200 IM (2:14.56)
Jackson Wasden 1st in 100 fly (58.03)
Mitchell Butler 1st in 100 free (53.29)

Santiago Aguilar 1st in 100 back (56.67)
Santiago Aguilar 1st in 500 free (5:19.57)
Clement Rowe 1st in 100 breast (1:06.11)

Rabern, Nicholson, Wasden, Johnson 1st in the 200 free relay (1:38.18)

The Emmanuel College Lions finished in first place in 9 out of 10 events against Warren Wilson College.

The Lions will compete at the New South Conference Championships at Delta State University February 19-22 to begin their post season competition.

This release was provided to SwimSwam courtesy of Emmanuel College Swimming.

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MEL STEWART Jr., aka Gold Medal Mel, won three Olympic medals at the 1992 Olympic Games. Mel's best event was the 200 butterfly. He is a former World, American, and NCAA Record holder in the 200 butterfly. As a writer/producer and sports columnist, Mel has contributed to Yahoo Sports, Universal Sports, …

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