March 14, 2009
Drakes Earns All-America Honors at NCAA II Swimming Championships
HOUSTON, TX -- Catawba junior Patrik Drakes (Stockholm, SWEDEN) swam to All-America honors at the 2009 Division II National Swimming and Diving Championships on Friday at the CRWC Natatorium at the University of Houston. Drakes finished eighth in the 100 breast to earn Catawba’s first All-America honors in swimming.
In the preliminaries, Drakes set a school mark in both the 50 (25.90) and the 100 (55.73). In the final, he lowered his 100 breast record time to 55.51. On Saturday, Drakes added another school mark in the 200 breast. The time of 2:05.53 was also a lifetime best for Drakes and placed him 18th.
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