March 11, 2019
ECA sent 3 swimmers to compete at the 2019 Eastern Section Southern Zone Senior Championships, held March 7-10 at the Triangle Aquatic Center in Cary, NC. Some of the fastest swimmers in the US competed in the meet. The Gators had some fast swims including one team record.
Emma Hastings broke her own team record from December in the 13-14 400 Individual Medley by 3 seconds with a time of 4:28.97. She finihsed 8th in the 500 Free in 5:00.80. She made finals in the 200 Free clcoking a blazing time of 1:51.39 to finish 17th, just shy of the team record held by ECA great Lauren Perdue. She finaled in the 200 Fly to finish 32nd in the 2:10.85. She placed 18th in the 1650 in 17:32.33.
Lyndsey Reeve placed 5th in the 500 Free in 5:00.53. She was 9th in the 200 Free in a time of 1:51.99. She also finaled in the 100 Free in a time of 52.89 to place 15th and was 16th in the 50 Free in 24.80.
Grant Meadows competed in several events with his best finish of 40th coming in the 200 Free in 1:45.30.