Emmanuel's Mendes Named Conference Carolinas Men's Swimmer of the Week

HIGH POINT, N.C.Emmanuel College's Rafael Mendes has been named the Conference Carolinas Men's Swimmer of the Week for meets swam during the week of Oct. 15-21, the Conference announced today. This marks his first POTW award and the second for Emmanuel this season.

A senior from Londrina, Brazil, Mendes collected four five first-place victories and helped the Lions improve to 5-0 in dual meets this season.

Against Berry, Mendes would win the 100-yard freestyle with a time of 46.97, while also winning the 100-yard butterfly with a time of 52.49. He would then lead the Lions to a pair of wins in the 200-yard medley relay (1:36.54) and the 200-yard freestyle relay (1:27.75). 


Also nominated for Men's Swimmer of the Week:


2018-19 Men's Swimmers of the Week
Week One (Oct. 10) – Stanislas Raczynski (Emmanuel)
Week Two (Oct. 17) – Jonathan York (Barton)
Week Three (Oct. 24) – Rafael Mendes (Emmanuel)