Huff, Drakes Highlight Day 3 of BGMC Swimming Championships


CHARLOTTE, NC -- The Catawba women stand in fifth place, while the men are sixth heading into the final day at the Blue Grass Mountain Conference Championships being held at the Mecklenburg Aquatic Center.  The meet will conclude on Saturday.

Freshman Katie Huff (New London, NC/N. Stanly HS) swam to a third-place finish in the 100 breast and set a new school record of 1:08.38.  Meredith Shultz (Richmond, VA/James River HS) was fifth in the event and had a lifetime best of 1:10.03. 

Leigh Spada (Shelby, NC/Shelby HS) took a sixth in the 200 free, while Brittany Harrigan (Ruscom, Ontarion, CANADA/Essex District) had a lifetime best in the 100 back and finished 12th.  Another lifetime best swim for the women was turned in by Dana Jaremko (Willow Springs, NC/Wake Christian Academy) in her leadoff leg of the 800 free relay.

On the men’s side, Patrik Drakes (Stockholm, SWEDEN/Rudbechs Gymnasium) swam to a third-place finish in the 100 breast.  He had a NCAA “B” cut and school-record time of 57.97.  Freshman Alex Walpole (Colorado Springs, CO/Cheyenne Mountain HS) won the “B” final of the 200 free, setting a school record with a swim of 1:44.50. 

The 200 medley relay team of Drakes, Patrick Novak, Grant Gibson (Owen Sound, Ontario, CANADA/West Hill HS) and Walpole set a school record of 1:39.88 and were seventh.  The women finished fifth in both the 200 medley and 800 free relays.

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«December 2017»
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 76-73

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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Basketball (W) Team Photo