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Men's Swimming Tops Mars Hill; Women Claim 10 Event Wins

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MARS HILL, NC -- Catawba's men swim team claimed a win in its opening meet of the season, handing host Mars Hill its first-ever home loss at Harrell Pool on Saturday afternoon by the score of 129-124.  The Catawba women claimed wins in 10 of 14 events, but would fall to the depth of the Lions, 129.5 to 120.5.

Freshman Theo Zatterstom (Stockholm, SWEDEN/Fryshuset) won three individual events to lead the men, while fellow freshman Andrew McCollister (Rockwell, NC/Salisbury HS) claimed two wins.  Zatterstrom took honors in the 200 free (1:45.53), 100 free (48.87) and 500 free (5:03.39).  McCollister was first in the 1000 free (10:09.61) and the 200 IM (2:02.84).

Also earning individual wins for the men were seniors Mikael Karlsson (Norsborg, SWEDEN/Tullinge) in the 200 fry (2:01.05) and Christoffer Stolt (Stockholm, SWEDEN/Fryshuset) in the 50 free (22.59).  Zatterstrom and Stolt combined with Magnus Lundgren (Alvsjo, SWEDEN/Varmdo) and Toomas Goutt (Saint Witz, FRANCE/de Vinci) to win the 200 free relay (1:27.61).

On the women's side, freshman Katie Kruglov (Karmiel, ISRAEL) won three individual events, while freshman Janin Kassner (Giesen, GERMANY) and junior Leah Constan-Tatos (Johannesburg, SOUTH AFRICA/St. Andrews) won two events.  Kruglov was the winner in the 200 free (2:00.12), 100 free (55.31) and the 500 free (5:29.71).  Kassner claimed wins in the 100 breast (1:13.12) and 200 breast (2:38.15), with Constan-Tatos finishing first in the 200 fly (2:25.52) and 100 fly (1:03.10)

Sophomore Caroline Bostian (Pfafftown, NC/Reagan HS) won the 1000 free (11:45.16) and Lindsay Yarborough (Lexington, NC/C. Davidson HS) the 200 IM (2:22.15).  Bostian, Kassner and Kruglov joined with Tori Kiefner (Charlotte, NC/Providence HS) in winning the 200 free relay (1:44.26).

VideoVIDEO: Malul and Zatterstrom Discuss Victory over Mars Hill

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