Somers & Chafe Lead Sea-Hawks at AUS Championships

Somers & Chafe Lead Sea-Hawks at AUS Championships

HALIFAX, NS – The Dalhousie Tigers are the 2019 Subway AUS Swimming Champions. At the end of the third and final day of the championships hosted by Dalhousie University, the men's team captured their 22nd consecutive conference championship and the women earned their 18th consecutive win. 

The Sea-Hawks took home 7 medals at AUS Championship, with Allison Somers (Carbonear, NL) also qualifying for the U Sports National Championships in the 200m Fly, which will be hosted at UBC from Feb. 21-23, 2019. 

Somers and rookie Thomas Chafe (St. John's, NL) were the Sea-Hawks individual medal winners. The Memorial relay team was also able to claim 2 medals this weekend. The podium finishes were as follows:

Friday, Feb. 8th, 2019

  • 400m Free – Thomas Chafe (3rd)
  • 100m Fly – Allison Somers (3rd)
  • 400m Medley Relay – Sea-Hawks (Men's) (3rd)

Saturday, Feb. 9th, 2019

  • 50m Fly – Allison Somers (3rd)
  • 800m Free Relay – Sea-Hawks (Men's) (2nd)

Sunday, Feb. 10th, 2019

  • 200m Fly – Allison Somers (2nd)
  • 1500m Free – Thomas Chafe (3rd)

After three days of competition, the team standings are as follows: 


Dalhousie - 1,143.50 

Acadia - 602 

University of New Brunswick - 462.50 

Memorial - 371 

Mount Allison - 240 



Dalhousie - 1,013 

Acadia - 695 

University of New Brunswick - 399 

Memorial - 379 

Mount Allison - 278 

Those swimmers who have achieved U SPORTS-qualifying times will compete in the U SPORTS championships February 21-23, 2019, hosted by the University of British Columbia. 

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