Swim Teams Open Season Against Pair Of NCAA I Squads


GREENVILLE, NC -- The Catawba swim teams opened their seasons against a pair of NCAA I squads on Saturday against East Carolina and the College of Charleston.  The women fell 140-75 to the host Pirates and lost 177-58 to CofC.  Catawba’s men lost 161-60 to ECU and 150-54 to the Cougars.

Sophomore Katie Huff (New London, NC/N. Stanly HS) grabbed a win in the 100 breast, swimming a time of 1:09.61.  Senior Kira Capano (Waynesville, NC/Tuscola HS) was third in the 500 free (5:35.83)junior Brittany Harrigan (Ruscom, Ont, CANADA/Essex District HS) picked up a fourth place finish in the 100 back (1:07.73).  Junior Melanie Porter (Geddes, SD/Vermillion HS) had a lifetime best in the 1000 free (12:36.34) and freshman Crystal Ignatowski (Durham, NC/Riverside HS) swam a lifetime best in the 50 free (32.77).

On the men’s side, freshman Christopher Stolt (Stockholm, SWEDEN/Fryshusest) had a school record for the 50 fly at 24.43 as he finished third in the 100 fly (53.52).  Sophomore Alex Walpole (Colorado Springs, CO/Cheyenne Mountain HS) was fourth in the 200 free (1:47.56) and fifth in the 500 free (4:53.52).  Sophomore Patrick Novak (Bethlehem, PA/Liberty HS) was second in the 100 breast (1:03.44).  Stolt, Walpole, Grant Gibson (Owen Sound, Ont, CANADA/West Hill HS) and freshman Mikael Karlsson (Norsborg, SWEDEN/Tullinge Gymnasium) made up the 400 free relay team that placed second in a time of 3:18.47.

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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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