Men’s Swimming’s 200-Free Relay Team Earns Provisional

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Lewis Men’s Swimming’s 200-Free Relay Team Earns Provisional Qualifying Mark

Published: February 8, 2019.

The Lewis men's swimming 200-free relay team of Yurii Kharko (Odessa, Ukraine), Guillaume Bolivard (Martinique, France/Lycee Centre Sud), Jared Stigant (Edgemead, Cape Town/South African College Schools) and Helio Meggito Pereira () earned a provisional qualifying time on the second day of the Great Lakes Valley Conference Swimming and Diving Championships in Crawfordsville, Ind.

The Flyers finished fourth in the 200 free relay with a time of 1:21.08 while their team of Colin Williams (Elk Grove, Ill./Elk Grove), Brock Star (Grandville, Mich./Grandville), Erik Fosen (/) and Thomas Kotel (Lansing, Ill./Thornton Fractional South) finished sixth in the B-Final in a time of 1:26.77.

Bolivard took eighth in the B-Final of the 100-yard butterfly with a time of 49.99 seconds.

Lewis' team of Bolivard, Pereira, Williams and Kharko took fifth in the 400-yard medley relay in a time of 3:20.45 while its foursome of Carter Thoss (Orland Park, Ill./Carl Sandburg), Sumner Latta (Oshkosh, Wis./Oshkosh North), Brandon Buoy and Jared Stigant (Edgemead, Cape Town/South African College Schools) finished seventh in the B-Final with a time of 3:30.00.

The Flyers dropped a spot to sixth in the overall standings with 123 points at the halfway point of the competition. Indianapolis moved into the lead with 375 points while Missouri S&T is second with 358.5 points. McKendree sits in third with Drury fourth and Missouri-St. Louis fifth.

The meet continues on Friday.

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