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Levi McRea
Hickory native Levi McRea won a pair of events in the season finale.
photo courtesy of Lenoir-Rhyne Athletics

Lenoir-Rhyne’s McRea Named South Atlantic Conference Men’s Swimmer of the Week

The South Atlantic Conference announced its WePlayed Sports Swimmers of the Week for meets competed in during the eighth week of the 2023-24 season. Lenoir-Rhyne’s Levi McRea was named the Men’s Swimmer of the Week.

McRea, a sophomore from Hickory, N.C., was the lone Bear to win an event in the dual meet against Milligan. He posted a season-best time of 9:51.59 to win the 1000 freestyle, and also collected silver in the 200 breaststroke with a time of 2:16.31.

With the honor, McRea becomes the first LR swimmer to be named swimmer of the week in the 2023-24 campaign.