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Emory & Henry Men’s Swimming Selected Seventh In Preseason Poll

Jared Bracero swims breaststroke.
-photo courtesy of Sideline Media

FOREST, Va. – The Emory & Henry College Men's Swimming Team has been picked to finish seventh at the 2020 Old Dominion Athletic Conference Championships, ODAC officials announced recently. The Wasps took sixth at the league meet last spring.

RELATED – ODAC Men's Swimming Preseason Poll

Emory & Henry has built its roster to 11 swimmers, welcoming back two seniors and four sophomores, with five freshmen expected to make an immediate contribution. Leading the way are sophomores Mack Henningsen (Abingdon, Va.) and Braxton Justice (Spanishburg, W.Va.) who each set a trio of school records during last year's ODAC Championships.

Washington and Lee University is picked to continue its dominance of ODAC swimming with 10 of the 11 first-place votes. Roanoke College second with the final top nod while Randolph-Macon College, Hampden-Sydney College and upstart University of Lynchburg round out the top five, respectively.

Emory & Henry will get the season started Friday afternoon at the King (Tenn.) Invitational. The two-day meet will take place at the Kingsport Aquatics Center in Kingsport, Tennessee.



(#) Denotes First Place Votes
1. Washington and Lee (10) 100 pts.
2. Roanoke (1) 88 pts.
3. Randolph-Macon 85 pts.
4. Hampden-Sydney 66 pts.
5. Lynchburg 56 pts.
6. Randolph 55 pts.
7. Emory & Henry 54 pts.
8. Bridgewater 40 pts.
9. Virginia Wesleyan 26 pts.
10. Ferrum 23 pts.
11. Greensboro 12 pts.