October 23, 2010
Swimming Opens Season on Saturday as Owens Takes Two Individual Wins
SALISBURY, NC -- Catawba opened its 2010-11 swim season on Saturday afternoon at the Johnson Pool. For the women, Converse earned the top spot with 84 points, followed by Catawba at 67 and Mars Hill at 50. The Mars Hill men topped Catawba 123-78.
Converse won five events on the women’s side, including the opening 400 medley relay. Rhiannon Gluhosky took the 200 free, Jenni Russell the 200 IM, Jess Mason the 100 fly and Ashley Johnson the 100 free. Catawba claimed three wins in individual events, including two by Ashley Owens (Stockbridge, GA/Stockbridge HS). The sophomore won the 1000 free and the 500 free. Katie Huff (Richfield, NC/N. Stanly HS) took the win in the 100 breast. Nicole day had wins for Mars Hill in the 50 free and the 100 back, while the Lions also won the 400 free relay.
The Mars Hill men claimed wins in eight events. Hudson Tucker picked up multiple wins as he was first in the 100 back and the 100 fly. Winners for Catawba were Mikael Karlsson (Norsburg, SWEDEN/Tullinge Gymnasium) in the 200 IM and Alex Walpole (Pembroke Pines, FL/Cheyenne Mountain (CO) HS) in the 500 free.
|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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