February 18, 2010
Swimming Sets Five School Marks on 2nd Day Action at BGMC Championships
CHARLOTTE, NC -- The Catawba men moved up to sixth place while the women are in seventh after two days of action at the 2010 Bluegrass Mountain Conference Championships being held through Saturday at the Mecklenburg Aquatic Center. The teams broke three relay marks on Thursday, while Mikael Karlsson (Norsborg, SWEDEN/Tullinge) and Alex Walpole (Pembroke Pines, FL/Cheyenne Mountain (CO) HS) set new individual records.
Both of the men’s relays (200 free and 400 medley) had finals swims. The 200 free team consisted of Alex Higginbotham (Gilroy, CA/Valley Christian), Christoffer Stolt (Stockholm, SWEDEN/Fryshuset), Patrick Novak (Bethehem, PA/Liberty HS) and Patrik Drakes (Stockholm, SWEDEN/Rudbechs) and were seventh in a record time of 1:25.28. Karlsson led off the medley relay and was joined by Drakes, Higginbotham and Stolt. They team touched fifth with a record time of 3:28.26.
Walpole posted his school record in the 500 free, where he made the final and finished eighth in a time of 4:49.73. His record time was set in the prelim, clocking in at 4:45.34. Karlsson made the B final in the 200IM where he was 10th, swimming a NCAA II “B” cut in a record time of 1:55.26. Higginbotham swam the school’s second fasted 50 free time at 21.74 and placed 22nd.
The women’s 400 medley relay team of Lindsay Yarborough (Lexington, NC/C. Davidson HS), Katie Huff (New London, NC/N.Stanly HS), Laurenn Singleton (Elkin, NC/Elkin HS) and Tory Kiefner (Charlotte, NC/Providence HS) was fifth in the final with a school mark of 4:01.05. The best individual swim came from Yarborough in the 200IM. The freshman was 13th as she swam the third fasted time in school history at 2:13.45. Ashley Owens (Stockbridge, GA/Stockbridge HS) was 17th in the 500 free in a time of 5:15.27.
Tennis (W) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 3)
Tennis (M) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 3)
Golf (W) @ Myrtle Beach Inv - Day 1 (Ocean Ridge Plantation)
Tennis (M) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 4)
Tennis (W) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 4)
Golf (W) @ Myrtle Beach Inv - Day 2 (Ocean Ridge Plantation) 14th of 17
Volleyball @ Coker 1-3
Soccer (W) vs. QUEENS 0-1
Soccer (M) vs. QUEENS 1-1
Tennis (W) vs. MOUNT OLIVE 7-2
Tennis (M) vs. MOUNT OLIVE 1-8
Swimming @ Converse Women's Invite (Day 1)
Cross Country @ Hagan Stone Classic W-1st;M-3rd
Swimming @ Converse Women's Invite (Day 2) 1st of 7
Football vs. NORTH GREENVILLE 26-20
Volleyball vs. NEWBERRY 2-3
Soccer (W) vs. CARSON-NEWMAN 0-3
Soccer (M) vs. CARSON-NEWMAN 0-3
Golf (M) @ NCAA II Preview - Day 1 (Rock Barn GC)
Golf (W) in PATSY RENDLEMAN INV - Day 1 (CC of Salisbury)
Golf (M) @ NCAA II Preview - Day 2 (Rock Barn GC) 9th of 17
Golf (W) in PATSY RENDLEMAN INV - Day 2 (CC of Salisbury) 10th of 17
Soccer (W) vs. MOUNT OLIVE 3-1
Soccer (M) vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 3-4
Football vs. WINGATE 24-27
Volleyball @ Anderson 0-3
Soccer (M) @ Anderson 1-2
Soccer (W) @ Anderson 1-2
Golf (M) @ Donald Ross Intercollegiate - Day 1 (Mimosa Hills CC)
Golf (W) @ Lee Ann Noble Memorial - Day 1 (Achasta GC)
Golf (M) @ Donald Ross Intercollegiate - Day 2 (Mimosa Hills CC) 11th of 13
Golf (W) @ Lee Ann Noble Memorial - Day 2 (Achasta GC) 12th of 16
Tennis (W) vs. Newberry 4-5
Tennis (M) vs. Newberry 1-8
Soccer (W) @ Wingate 0-1
Soccer (M) @ Wingate 0-0
Tennis (W) @ Lenoir-Rhyne 2-7
Swimming MEN vs. UNC WILMINGTON 91-164
Swimming WOMEN vs. UNC WILMINGTON 81-172
Volleyball vs. MARS HILL 1-3
Cross Country @ SAC Championships W-4th;M-8th
Volleyball @ Tusculum 0-3
Swimming @ Wingate 2 p.m.
Football @ Tusculum 40-13
Soccer (M) vs. TUSCULUM 1-3
Soccer (W) vs. TUSCULUM 7:30 p.m.
Soccer (W) vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 7 p.m.
Volleyball vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 7 p.m.
Soccer (M) vs. USC AIKEN 7 p.m.
Swimming Men @ Gardner-Webb 5 p.m.
Volleyball vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 7 p.m.
Soccer (W) @ Lincoln Memorial 1 p.m.
Football @ Limestone 1 p.m.
Volleyball vs. CARSON-NEWMAN 2 p.m.
Soccer (M) @ Lincoln Memorial 3:30 p.m.
Soccer (W) in SAC Tournament (1st Round)
Soccer (M) @ SAC Tournament (1st Round)
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