Barton Captures Inaugural Conference Carolinas Men's Swimming Championship; Individual Awards and All-Conference Announced

HIGH POINT, N.C. – The 2018-19 Conference Carolinas Men's Swimming Championship concluded on Saturday, Feb. 9 at the Mecklenburg County Aquatic Center in Charlotte, N.C. Barton College would capture the inaugural men's swimming championship with a team score of 847 points.

The Emmanuel College duo of Joao Santos and Alex Sobers were named Conference Carolinas Co-Swimmers of the Year, while King University's Simen Vik was named Conference Carolinas Freshman of the Year.

Barton's Tyler Ziegler was named Coach of the Year after leading the Bulldogs to the inaugural Conference Carolinas Men's Swimming Championship title.

New to the Conference Carolinas postseason award offering is the Elite 23 Award. The Elite 23 Award is modeled after the NCAA's Elite 90 Award, which is presented to the student-athlete with the highest cumlative GPA at their respective championship site. The inaugural winner for men's swimming is Barton's Luis Reyes.

 

2019 Conference Carolinas Men’s Co-Swimmers of the Year - Joao Santos, Emmanuel & Alex Sobers, Emmanuel

2019 Conference Carolinas Men’s Freshman of the Year -
Simen Vik, King

2019 Conference Carolinas Men’s Coach of the Year -
Tyler Ziegler, Barton
 
2019 Conference Carolinas Men’s Elite 23 Award - Luis Reyes, Barton


2019 Conference Carolinas Men's Team Standings

1) Barton - 847

2) Emmanuel - 731.50

3) King - 419.50

4) Chowan - 363

5) Lees-McRae - 353

Full Men's Swimming Championship Results

Men's Swimming All-Conference Carolinas Teams: 

(Top 3 finishes are 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Team All-Conference)

Men's 200 Yard Medley Relay
1. Barton
2. King
3. Chowan

Men's 1000 Yard Freestyle
1. Stanislas Raczynski, Emmanuel
2. Jonathan York, Barton
3. Robert Zamorano, Barton

Men's 800 Yard Freestyle Relay
1. Barton
2. King
3. Emmanuel

Men's 500 Yard Freestyle
1. Alex Sobers, Emmanuel
2. John David McCray, Lees-McRae
3. Tegan Brown, Barton

Men's 200 Yard IM
1. Juan Somoza, King
2. Simen Vik, King
3. Javier Sanchez, Lees-McRae

Men's 50 Yard Freestyle
1. Joao Santos, Emmanuel
2. Arsham Mirzaei, Lees-McRae
3. Thiago Rosa, Emmanuel

Men's 400 Yard Medley Relay
1. Emmanuel
2. Barton
3. King

Men's 200 Yard Freestyle Relay
1. Emmanuel
2. Lees-McRae
3. Barton

Men's 400 Yard IM
1. Simen Vik, King
2. Juan Somoza, King
3. Stanislas Raczynski, Emmanuel

Men's 100 Yard Butterfly
1. Arsham Mirzaei, Lees-McRae
2. Rafael Mendes, Emmanuel
3. Luis Reyes, Barton

Men's 200 Yard Freestyle
1. Alex Sobers, Emmanuel
2. Robert Zamorano, Barton
3. Colton Spence, Barton

Men's 100 Yard Breaststroke
1. Joao Santos, Emmanuel
2. Jaksa Gabric, Barton
3. Jabari Ramsey, King

Men's 100 Yard Backstroke
1. Thiago Rosa, Emmanuel
2. Tegan Brown, Barton
3. Michael Cutidioc, Barton

Men's 1650 Yard Freestyle
1. Stanislas Raczynski, Emmanuel
2. Jonathan York, Barton
3. Robert Zamorano, Barton

Men's 200 Yard Backstroke
1. Tegan Brown, Barton
2. Hunter Hayes, Emmanuel
3. Alasdair McGhee, Emmanuel

Men's 100 Yard Freestyle
1. Alex Sobers, Emmanuel
2. Thiago Rosa, Emmanuel
3. Arsham Mirzaei, Lees-McRae

Men's 200 Yard Breaststroke
1. Joao Santos, Emmanuel
2. Theo Courteaux, Emmanuel
2. Jabari Ramsey, King

Men's 200 Yard Butterfly
1. Simen Vik, King
2. Jonathan York, Barton
3. Juan Riano, Emmanuel

Men's 400 Yard Freestyle Relay
1. Emmanuel
2. Barton
3. Lees-McRae



Conference Carolinas is a NCAA Division II athleticconference made up of 11 teams from Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee. These institutions consist of: Barton College, Belmont Abbey College, Converse College, Emmanuel College, Erskine College, King University, Lees-McRae College, Limestone College, University of Mount OliveNorth Greenville University, and Southern Wesleyan University.