CHARLOTTE, N.C. – For the first time in the program’s history, the Saint Leo University men’s and women’s swimming teams will compete in the Blue Grass Mountain Conference championships hosted by Wingate University and contested at the Mecklenburg County Aquatics Center (MCAC) pool in downtown Charlotte, North Carolina.

The 2009 edition of the BGMC championships will take place Feb. 11-14.  Seventeen schools from eight states will send teams to the 2009 BGMC championships.

The 2009 BGMC event runs Wednesday through Saturday at the MCAC. On Wednesday night, the 1000 Freestyle for men and women will be held at 7 p.m. The action begins in earnest on Thursday and Friday with preliminaries at 10 a.m. and championship finals at 6 p.m. On Saturday, preliminaries will be contested at 10 a.m. with championship finals at 5 p.m.

Click here for a link to the 2009 BGMC Swimming Championships page to follow the Lions.