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).

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December 1

Swimming @ Yellow Jacket Invite (Day 1)

December 2

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

December 9

Basketball (W) vs. TUSCULUM 70-58

Basketball (M) vs. TUSCULUM 73-87

December 11

Basketball (W) vs. JC SMITH 51-52

December 12

Basketball (M) vs. ST. AUGUSTINE'S 7 p.m.

December 16

Basketball (W) vs. ANDERSON 2 p.m.

Basketball (M) vs. ANDERSON 4 p.m.

December 17

Swimming vs. QUEENS noon

December 19

Basketball (M) vs. WINGATE 11 a.m.

Basketball (W) vs. WINGATE 2 p.m.

December 30

Basketball (W) @ Virginia Union 2 p.m.


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