Igor Bretas Dantas of Emmanuel Chosen Conference Carolinas Men’s Swimmer of the Week

GREENVILLE, S.C. - Igor Bretas Dantas has been chosen as the first Conference Carolinas Men’s Swimmer of the Week of the 2019-20 season. 

The league office made the official announcement on Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2019.

The sophomore from Indaiatuba, Brazil started off his season strongly by posting the No. 2 time in the nation in the 50 freestyle with a time of 20.21. His 100 fly time of 48.99 is currently ranked No. 1 in the nation on the NCAA Division II top times list on CollegeSwimming.com. 

He also led off Emmanuel’s win in the 200 freestyle relay with a time of 20.30. 

All three of his swims at the Emmanuel Invite that included Milligan, Point and Lagrange were NCAA Division II national qualifying times. 

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Conference Carolinas has a rich tradition in roots that dates back to its early initial inception on Dec. 6, 1930. The NCAA Division II athletics conference presently has member schools located in Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee.

Conference Carolinas member institutions are Barton, Belmont Abbey, Chowan, Converse, Emmanuel, Erskine, King, Lees-McRae, Limestone, Mount Olive, North Greenville and Southern Wesleyan. 

Conference Carolinas believes in the development and formation of the whole person in body, mind and soul. Our students are nationally recognized for their extraordinary success in the classroom, in the community and at the highest levels of NCAA competition.

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2019-20 Conference Carolinas Men’s Swimmers of the Week

Week One (Oct. 9, 2019)
Igor Bretas Dantas – Emmanuel