November 12, 2007
Drakes Sets Two Backstroke Marks at Wingate Swim Meet
WINGATE, NC -- Catawba finished third behind host Wingate and NCAA I Gardner-Webb in both men’s and women’s swimming action at a tri-meet on Saturday at the Wingate University Pool. Catawba’s men totaled 38 points to 90 for Wingate and 71 for Gardner-Webb. The Lady Indians had 18 points with Gardner-Webb picking up 105 and Wingate 77.
Patrik Drakes (Stockholm, SWEDEN) set a pair of school records on the men’s side. He swam 28.05 in the 50 back to lower the mark by nearly a second and had a time of 2:02.72 in the 200 back, taking eight seconds off the previous standard. Drakes took top honors in the 200 breast (2:15.01) and nearly won the 200 back, but was beat by .02 seconds.
Corey Rogers Spartanburg, SC/Dorman HS) was second for the men in the 200 breast (2:18.40), while Alex Walpole (Simpsonville, SC/Hillcrest HS) was second in the 500 free (5:09.85).
Leigh Spada (Shelby, NC/Shelby HS) had a pair of second place finishes on the women’s side. She had a time of 1.58.90 in the 200 free, losing by less than a second, and also was runner-up in the 100 free (55.43), just a half second off the winning time. Spada also had a third place swim in the 50 free (26.00).
Swimming @ Yellow Jacket Invite (Day 1)
Swimming @ Yellow Jacket Invite (Day 2) W-2nd;M-4th
Track/Field @ JDL College Kickoff Classic
Basketball (W) @ Lincoln Memorial 43-60
Basketball (M) @ Lincoln Memorial 58-103
Basketball (W) vs. TUSCULUM 70-58
Basketball (M) vs. TUSCULUM 73-87
Basketball (W) vs. JC SMITH 51-52
Basketball (M) vs. ST. AUGUSTINE'S 7 p.m.
Basketball (W) vs. ANDERSON 2 p.m.
Basketball (M) vs. ANDERSON 4 p.m.
Swimming vs. QUEENS noon
Basketball (M) vs. WINGATE 11 a.m.
Basketball (W) vs. WINGATE 2 p.m.
Basketball (W) @ Virginia Union 2 p.m.
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