February 16, 2008
Women Finish Fifth, Men Seventh at BGMC Swimming Championships
CHARLOTTE, NC -- The Catawba women’s swim team finished fifth and the men were seventh as the 2008 Blue Grass Mountain Conference ended its Championships on Saturday night at the Mecklenburg Aquatic Center. The women totaled 281 points and the men scored 229 points. Johns Hopkins (746) was the top women’s team, while Wingate (821) earned the men’s title.
For the women, senior Leigh Spada (Shelby, NC/Shelby HS) swam to a third place finish in the 100 back. Her time of 53.34 was under the NCAA “B” cut time. Also earning a finals swim was Meredith Shultz (Richmond, VA/James River HS) in the 200 breast. The freshman was fourth with a time of 2:29.71. Fellow freshman Katie Huff (New London, NC/N. Stanly HS) won the “B” final of the 200 breast with a time of 2:34.40.
In other action, Brittany Harrigan (Ruscom, Ontario, CANADA/Essex District HS) and Dana Jaremko (Willow Springs, NC/Wake Christian Academy) both swam in the “B” final of the 200 back and finished 11th and 12th, respectively. Mollie Landers placed 13th in the 1650 free and the 200 free relay team of Spada, Jaremko, Jaimie Horton (Conyers, GA/Salem HS) and Kira Capano (Waynesville, NC/Tuscola HS) finished fifth.
On the men’s side, Patrik Drakes (Stockholm, SWEDEN/Rudbechs Gymnasium) had a finals swim in the 200 breast and was seventh in a time of 2:11.32. Grant Gibson (Owen Sound, Ontario, CANADA/West Hill HS) finished seventh in the 1650 free (16:52.01), while Craige Hoffman (Weddington, NC/Weddington HS) was 14th (18:11.30).
The men’s 400 free relay team of Gibson, Drakes, Alex Walpole (Colorado Springs, CO/Cheyenne Mountain HS) and Patrick Novak closed the meet with a fifth place finish. They swam a time of 3:16.81.
Baseball @ Nova Southeastern 5-8
Baseball @ Palm Beach Atlantic 0-11
Golf (W) @ Barton Invite at Kiawah - Day 1 (Cougar Point GC)
Track/Field @ Maillet UNC Open
Softball vs. AUGUSTA 0-6
Baseball @ Lynn 11-12
Basketball (W) @ Anderson 69-75
Softball vs. AUGUSTA 4-3
Basketball (M) @ Anderson 77-65
Golf (W) @ Barton Invite at Kiawah - Day 2 (Cougar Point GC) 12th of 16
Baseball @ Nova Southeastern 6-25
Softball @ Mount Olive, ppd. 1 p.m.
Softball @ Mount Olive, ppd. 3 p.m.
Baseball @ Belmont Abbey 5-6
Basketball (W) vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 56-61
Basketball (M) vs.LENOIR-RHYNE 84-77
Softball @ UNC Pembroke 6-4
Softball @ UNC Pembroke 0-8
Baseball vs,. PALM BEACH ATLANTIC 7-9
Lacrosse (M) @ Belmont Abbey 10-18
Baseball vs. PALM BEACH ATLANTIC 3-12
Baseball vs. PALM BEACH ATLANTIC 6-5
Lacrosse (W) vs. FLORIDA SOUTHERN 6-24
Basketball (M) @ Bluefield St. 76-55
Golf (M) @ Spring Invite Intercollegiate - Day 1 (Fleming Isl. GC)
Golf (M) @ Spring Invite Intercollegiate - Day 2 (Fleming Isl. GC) 14th of 17
Swimming @ Bluegrass Mountain Championships (Day 1)
Baseball vs. BELMONT ABBEY 5-7
Basketball (W) @ Coker 63-60
Basketball (M) @ Coker 79-77
Swimming @ Bluegrass Mountain Championships (Day 2)
Softball @ Belmont Abbey 3-4
Softball @ Belmont Abbey 3-2
Lacrosse (W) vs. CONVERSE 16-6
Swimming @ Bluegrass Mountain Championships (Day 3)
Baseball vs. SHIPPENSBURG 11-2
Swimming @ Bluegrass Mountain Championships (Day 4) W-5th;M-7th
Softball vs SHIPPENSBURG 3-4
Baseball vs. SHIPPENSBURG 11-3
Softball vs. SHIPPENSBURG 8-4
Lacrosse (M) @ Mount Olive 3-15
Basketball (W) vs. CARSON-NEWMAN 49-80
Basketball (M) vs. CARSON-NEWMAN 89-104
Softball vs BARTON 11-3
Baseball vs. SHIPPENSBURG 4-6
Lacrosse (W) @ UVA-Wise 12-13
Softball vs BARTON 11-0
Tennis (W) @ Elon 0-7
Track/Field @ SAC Indoor Championships W-10th,M-10th
Golf (W) @ Converse Invite - Day 1 (Carolina CC)
Golf (W) @ Converse Invite - Day 2 (Carolina CC) 4th of 9
Baseball @ Mount Olive 9-4
Lacrosse (W) vs. MOUNT OLIVE 11-10
Tennis (M) vs. BELMONT ABBEY 6-3
Basketball (W) @ Newberry 39-59
Basketball (M) @ Newberry 84-92
Swimming @ Royal Open (Day 1)
Tennis (W) @ Mount Olive 2 p.m.
Tennis (M) @ Mount Olive 2 p.m.
Lacrosse (M) vs. CHOWAN 3 p.m.
Baseball vs. COKER 6 p.m.
Lacrosse (W) vs. ROLLINS 7 p.m.
Swimming @ Royal Open (Day 2)
Baseball vs. COKER 1 p.m.
Softball vs USC AIKEN 1 p.m.
Basketball (W) @ Mars Hill 2 p.m.
Softball vs USC AIKEN 3 p.m.
Baseball vs. COKER 4 p.m.
Basketball (M) @ Mars Hill 4 p.m.
Softball vs YOUNG HARRIS 1 p.m.
Lacrosse (M) vs. FLORIDA SOUTHERN 1 p.m.
Softball vs. YOUNG HARRIS 3 p.m.
Basketball (M) in SAC Tournament (1st Round)
Basketball (W) in SAC Tournament (1st Round)
Lacrosse (W) @ Belmont Abbey 3 p.m.
Baseball @ UNC Pembroke 3 p.m.
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