COLUMBIA, Ky. – The Lindsey Wilson men's and women's swimming teams jumps into the Mid-South Conference Championships this Thursday through Saturday at the Kingsport Aquatic Center in Kingsport, Tennessee.
Lindsey Wilson is one of seven schools vying for conference supremacy. Joining them is Bethel (Tenn.), Campbellsville (Ky.), Life (Ga.), Lindenwood-Belleville (Ill.), Loyola (La.) and host school Cumberlands (Ky.).
Action begins at 9 a.m. CT on both Thursday and Friday with preliminary heats. Final heats begin at 4:30 p.m. CT on both days.
The championships' final day begins with preliminaries at 8 a.m. CT. Saturday's final heats start at 4 p.m. CT.
Both the Lindsey Wilson men's and women's team concluded their regular seasons with victories over Transylvania (Ky.) on Jan. 14.
Last season, the Blue Raider men finished third out of six teams at the conference championships. Three competitors – Jonas Mueller, Iker Larzabal and Clemens Paetzold – collected All Mid-South Conference honors in at least one event.
Mueller earned First Team All MSC distinctions in the 100-meter breaststroke and 200-meter breaststroke by virtue of placing first in both events.
The Lindsey Wilson women's team was runner up at last year's conference meet – finishing second out of seven teams.
Six Blue Raiders received All MSC conference honors at the championships.