Six Swimmers Earn All-Blue Grass Mountain Honors

Teams broke 18 school marks during the BGMC Championships


SALISBURY, NC -- Six members of the Catawba swim teams earned All-Blue Grass Mountain Conference honors with their efforts last weekend.  Earning league honors on the women’s side was senior Leigh Spada (Shelby, NC/Shelby HS) and freshmen Katie Huff (New London, NC/N. Stanly HS) and Mereidith Shultz (Richmond, VA/James River HS).  Sophomores Patrik Drakes (Stockholm, SWEDEN/Rudbechs Gymnasium) and Grant Gibson (Owen Sound, Ontario, CANADA) along with freshman Alex Walpole (Colorado Springs, CO/Cheyenne Mountain HS) were honored on the men’s side.

During the BGMC Championships, Catawba broke 18 school records and had 41 lifetime best swims.  Spada swam NCAA “B” cuts in the 50 and 100 free, while Drakes had a “B” cut swim in the 100 breast.  Drakes had three individual record swims coming in the 50 breast, 50 back and 100 breast.  Spada broke records in the 50 and 100 free.

Walpole also set multiple records which were in the 100, 200 and 500 freestyle events.  Shultz had a school mark in the 200 breast and a freshman record in the 500 free.  Huff had a record in the 100 breast and Pat Novak set a mark in the 50 free.  The men set four relay records.

Today's Events

Track/Field @ Wake Forest Invitational (Day 1),
Swimming @ Lenoir-Rhyne,
Basketball (W) vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL, 2:00AudioVideoStats
Basketball (M) vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL, 4:00AudioVideoStats


«January 2018»
January 3

Basketball (W) @ Lenoir-Rhyne 76-70

Basketball (M) @ Lenoir-Rhyne 63-85

January 5

Swimming MEN vs. ASHLAND 84-117

Swimming WOMEN vs. ASHLAND 102-95

January 6

Swimming Women @ Limestone 103-142

Swimming Men @ Limestone 104-136

Basketball (W) @ Carson-Newman 60-88

Basketball (M) @ Carson-Newman 75-101

January 10

Basketball (W) vs. COKER 55-52

Basketball (M) vs. COKER 77-71

January 12

Swimming WOMEN vs. BARTON 141-90

Swimming MEN vs. BARTON 131-89

January 13

Basketball (W) vs. MARS HILL  80-56

Basketball (M) vs. MARS HILL 83-68

January 18

Basketball (W) vs. NEWBERRY 65-73

Basketball (M) vs. NEWBERRY 87-92

January 20

Swimming @ Lenoir-Rhyne 

Track/Field @ Wake Forest Invitational (Day 1) 

Basketball (W) vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 2 p.m.

Basketball (M) vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 4 p.m.

January 21

Track/Field @ Wake Forest Invitational (Day 2)

January 24

Basketball (W) vs. QUEENS 6 p.m.

Basketball (M) vs. QUEENS 8 p.m.

January 26

Track/Field @ Finn Pincus Invitational (Day 1)

January 27

Track/Field @ Finn Pincus Invitational (Day 2)

Basketball (W) @ Tusuclum 2 p.m.

Basketball (M) @ Tusculum 4 p.m.

January 31

Basketball (W) @ Wingate 6 p.m.

Basketball (M) @ Wingate 8 p.m.

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Basketball (M) Team Photo