Swimming Wins Over Pfeiffer


SALISBURY, NC -- The Catawba swim teams claimed wins over Pfeiffer in duel meet action on Saturday at Johnson Pool.  The Catawba women won by the score of 128-56, while the Catawba men won the last relay to take a 106-96 decision.  Catawba’s Alex Walpole (Pembroke Pines, FL/Cheyenne Mountain,CO HS) led all swimmers with three individual wins.

The Catawba Indians doubled up Pfeiffer in the women’s meet, winning eight of the 11 events.  Katie Huff (Richfield, NC/N. Stanly HS) led Catawba with individual wins in the 50 free and 50 breast.  Laurenn Singleton (Elkin, NC/Elkin HS) had a win in the 50 back and also swam on the relay winning teams in the 200 medley and 200 free.  Pfeiffer’s Julianna Prim won two events, the 200 and 100 free.

The Catawba men held a 96-91 lead entering the final event.  The 200 free relay team of Jonathon Blanks (Severna Park, MD/Chesapeake HS), Kevin Flebbe (Vineland, NJ/Vineland HS), Grant Gibson (Owen Sound, Ontario, CANADA/West Hill HS) and Christopher Daley (North Andover, MA/N. Andover HS) won by just six on-hundredths of a second to gain the 11 points and take the win.  Pfeiffer’s David Angell was the other multiple winner on the men’s side with wins in the 200 IM and 50 breast.

The women set a pair of school records as Singleton reclaimed the 50 back mark with a swim of 28.00 and Huff lowered her own standard in the 50 breast to 30.80.  Other individual wins for the Catawba women went to Lindsay Yarborough (Lexington, NC/C. Davidson HS) in the 200 IM, Leah Constan-Tatos (Johannesburg, SOUTH AFRICA/St. Andrews HS) in the 50 fly and Ashley Owens (Stockbridge, GA/Stockbridge HS) in the 500 free.  Pfeiffer’s Samantha Maness won the 1000 free.

For the Catawba men, Walpole won the 100, 500 and 1000 free events.  Michael Karlsson (Norsborg, SWEDEN/Tullinge) won the 200 free and Christoffer Stolt (Stockholm, SWEDEN/Fryshuset HS) took the 50 fly.  Pfeiffer got wins from George Moreno in the 50 free and Kevin Parks in the 50 back. 

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August 24

Volleyball vs. UNC Pembroke 11 a.m.

Volleyball @ Francis Marion 3 p.m.

August 25

Volleyball vs. Converse 11 a.m.

Volleyball vs. Emmanuel 5 p.m.

August 30

Soccer (W) vs. SAINT ANSELM 5 p.m.

Soccer (M) vs. BARTON 7:30 p.m.

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Volleyball vs. West Texas A&M 11 a.m.

Volleyball @ Tampa 7 p.m.

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