December 3, 2009
Swimming Opens SCAD Meet With Women's 800 Free Relay Record
SAVANNAH, GA -- Catawba opened action at the Savannah College of Art & Design (SCAD) Invite on Thursday night at the Chatham County Aquatic Center, highlighted by a record swim in the women’s 800 free relay. The team of Laurenn Singleton (Elkin, NC/Elkin HS), Lindsay Yarborough (Lexington, NC/C. Davidson HS), Tory Kiefner (Charlotte, NC/Providence HS) and Ashley Owens (Stockbridge, GA/Stockbridge HS) posted a time of 7:58.96 to finish third. It was the first team to swim the event under eight minutes.
The other event of the opening night was the 1650 free and Owens clocked in with a NCAA “B” cut time of 17:57.96. The time was the fourth fastest in school history and a freshman record. Kara Morrill (Rockville, MD/Rockville HS) was seventh, swimming a lifetime best 18:39.07, and Meredith Shultz (Richmond, VA/James River HS) finished 13th.
For the men, the 800 free relay team posted a sixth-place finish with a time of 7:17.36. Freshman Jake Snyder (Eden, NC/Morehead HS) swam a lifetime best 200 free (1:57.39) in the leadoff leg for the “B” team relay. Grant Gibson (Owen Sount, Ontario, CANADA/West Hill HS) finished fourth in the 1650 free (17:12.72) and Craige Hoffman (Weddington, NC/Weddington HS) was 13th.
|No events scheduled until August 24|
Volleyball vs. UNC Pembroke 11 a.m.
Volleyball @ Francis Marion 3 p.m.
Volleyball vs. Converse 11 a.m.
Volleyball vs. Emmanuel 5 p.m.
Soccer (W) vs. SAINT ANSELM 5 p.m.
Soccer (M) vs. BARTON 7:30 p.m.
Volleyball vs. West Texas A&M 11 a.m.
Volleyball @ Tampa 7 p.m.
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