Swimming

Women's Swimming fourth at SCAD Invite, While Men Set Several Records

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SAVANNAH, GA -- The Catawba women’s swim team placed fourth, while the men were eighth at the Savannah Art & Design Invite swim meet which concluded on Sunday.  Wingate won both the men’s and women’s meet with Limestone taking runner-up honors for the men and Darton for the women.

Friday
The Catawba men set a school record as the 800 free relay team of Corey Rogers (Spartanburg, SC/Dorman HS), Patrik Drakes (Stockholm, SWEDEN/Sodra Latin), Alex Walpole (Colorado Springs, CO/Cheyenne Mountain HS) and Grant Gibson (Owen Sound, CANADA/West Hill HS) swam a time of 7:18.62 and finished fifth.  In the 1650 free, Gibson earned a third place finish (16:52.59), while Walpole swam a lifetime best of 17:25.35 and wound up 10th.

In the women’s 800 free relay, Kira Capano (Waynesville, NC/Tuscola HS) set a lifetime best in her opening 200 with a time of 2:02.37 and helped the team to a seventh place finish.  Christine Ofslager (Midlothian, VA/James River HS) was 11th in the 1650 free, while Meredith Shultz (Richmond, VA/James River HS) was 12th and set two freshman marks.  She covered the 1650 free distance in a time of 11:28.27 and had the fastest 1000 free in the process with a time of 19:08.02.

Saturday
Leigh Spada (Shelby, NC/Shelby HS) earned a pair of top 10’s as she was fifth in the 200 free (2:00.70) and placed ninth in the 50 free (25.46).  She also helped the 400 medley relay team, along with Ofslager, Capano and Katie Huff (New London, NC/N. Stanley HS), to a fourth place finish in a time of 4:13.52).  Ofslager swam a lifetime best in the 100 back (1:02.36) to finish sixth, while Huff was sixth in the 200 breast (2:34.30) with a lifetime best swim.     

The men broke several records in the day’s action.  The 400 medley relay team of Rogers, Drakes, Walpole and Jon Blanks (Severna Park, MD/Chesapeake HS) swam a record time of 3:46.57 for an eighth place finish.  In the 100 back, Drakes broke the 50 back record twice as he bested his prelim time (26.50) in the final (26.29) and set the 100 mark in the final as he was fifth in a time of 54.19.  He was sixth in the 200 breast (2:14.12).  Rogers also broke a mark in the 400 IM in the prelims (4:27.02) and was 15th in the “B” final.

Sunday
Drakes won the 100 breasts on the men’s side and swam a NCAA II “B” cut time with a school record time of 58.22.  He also broke the 50 mark during the final with a time of 26.96.  The men capped the meet with a record swim in the 200 medley (1:41.16) with the team of Gibson, Drakes, Blanks and Rogers. 

For the women, Huff had a third place finish in the 100 breast (1:10.37) and Shultz was 10th (1:13.30).  Spada claimed a third place finish in the 100 free (55.09) and was seventh in the 500 free (5:28.53).  Capano picked up an eight place finish in the 200 IM (2:23.04) and the 200 medley team ended the meet with a fifth-place finsh.

FINAL TEAM RESULTS
Women
1. Wingate, 967
2. SCAD, 900
3. Limestone, 478.5
4. CATAWBA, 328
5. Saint Leo, 204.5
6. Brenau, 187
7. Rollins, 155
8. Pfeiffer, 143
9. Darton, 131
10. Agnes Scott, 71

Men
1. Wingate, 1009
2. Limestone, 708
3. Darton, 373.5
4. SCAD, 363
5. Rollins, 362.5
6. Saint Leo, 280
7. Pfeiffer, 254
8. CATAWBA, 215

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April 3

Golf (M) @ Tennessee River Rumble - Day 1 (Tennessee National GC)

Tennis (W) @ JC Smith 9-0

Softball @ Newberry 5-2

Tennis (M) @ JC Smith 8-1

Softball @ Newberry 3-5

Lacrosse (M) vs. MARS HILL 11-9

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April 4

Golf (M) @ Tennessee Rumble - Day 2 (Tennessee National GC) 10th of 16

Tennis (M) vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 4-5

Tennis (W) vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 3-6

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April 6

Tennis (M) vs. MARS HILL 8-1

Tennis (W) vs. MARS HILL 9-0

Baseball vs. NEWBERRY 18-12

Lacrosse (M) vs. LIMESTONE 11-12

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April 8

Golf (M) @ SAC Championships - Day 1 (Cobbs Glen GC)

Softball @ Anderson 1-2

Baseball vs. NEWBERRY 8-6

Softball @ Anderson 0-4

Baseball vs. NEWBERRY 8-6

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Golf (M) @ SAC Championships - Day 2 (Cobbs Glen GC)

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April 10

Golf (M) @ SAC Championships - Day 3 (Cobbs Glen GC) 10th of 11

Baseball vs. MOUNT OLIVE 13-9

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April 11

Softball vs WINGATE 3-4

Tennis (M) @ Coker 1-8

Tennis (W) @ Coker 4-5

Lacrosse (W) vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 9-14

Softball vs WINGATE 2-4

Lacrosse (M) vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 11-20

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April 12

Tennis (M) vs. SHAW 5-4

Tennis (W) vs. SHAW 7-2

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April 13

Baseball vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 3-6

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April 14

Track/Field @ Phoenix Invitational

Football Spring Blue/White Game

Lacrosse (M) @ Queens 10-18

Baseball vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 8-9

Lacrosse (W) @ Queens 10-16

Baseball vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 13-12

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April 15

Golf (W) @ SAC Championships - Day 1 (Woodcreek CC)

Softball vs LANDER, ccd. 2 p.m.

Softball vs LANDER, ccd. 4 p.m.

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April 16

Golf (W) @ SAC Championships - Day 2 (Woodcreek CC)

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April 17

Golf (W) @ SAC Championships - Day 3 (Woodcreek CC) 9th of 11

Softball @ Coker 2-3

Softball @ Coker 1-4

Baseball vs. BARTON 16-10

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April 19

Track/Field @ SAC Outdoor Championships (Day 1)

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April 20

Track/Field @ SAC Outdoor Championships (Day 2) M-9th; W-10th

Baseball @ Wingate 2-8

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April 21

Softball vs CARSON-NEWMAN 0-5

Softball vs CARSON-NEWMAN 3-2

Baseball @ Wingate 9-5

Lacrosse (W) vs. TUSCULUM 13-11

Baseball @ Wingate 7-3

Lacrosse (M) vs. TUSCULUM 14-10

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April 24

Lacrosse (M) @ Queens (SAC Tourn. - 1st Round) 12-21

Lacrosse (W) vs. LINCOLM MEMORIAL (SAC Tourn. - 1st Round) 18-10

Baseball vs. UNC PEMBROKE, ccd. 5 p.m.

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April 27

Baseball TBA @ SAC Tournament noon

Softball vs. Coker (SAC Tournament) 3 p.m.

Lacrosse (W) vs. Queens (SAC Tournament - Semifinals) 7 p.m.

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April 28

Softball @ SAC Tournament

Baseball @ SAC Tournament

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April 29

Baseball @ SAC Tournament

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April 30

Baseball @ SAC Tournament

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