January 29, 2010
Stolt and Higginbotham Set Marks as Men's Swimming Tops Pfeiffer
MISENHEIMER, NC -- The Catawba men’s swim team defeated Pfeiffer 419-107 in a duel meet on Friday night at Merner Gym. The Catawba Indians won eight of the 14 events.
Catawba got a pair of school record swims. Christoffer Stolt lowered his previous top time by two one-hundredths of a second to 23.50 in winning the 50 fly. Alex Higginbotham, who joined the team for the second semester, set a mark in the 200 fly of 1:56.98.
Patrik Drakes, who also returned to the team for the spring term, won a pair of individual events and swam on the 400 free relay winning squad. Drakes took top honors in the 50 free and 100 breast. In addition to Stolt, Grant Gibson (1000 free), Patrick Novak (50 breast) and Alex Walpole (500 free) also earned individual wins.
|No events scheduled until August 24|