December 18, 2011
Records Continue to Fall for Swimming in Florida
FORT LAUDERDALE, FL – The Catawba swim teams had a strong second day of competition at the Nova Southeastern Shark Invitational as six more school records were beaten.
Relay teams on the men’s side set two new school records Saturday. The 200 free relay team of Magnus Lundgren (Alvsjo, SWEDEN/Varmdo HS), Theo Zatterstrom (Stockholm, SWEDEN/Fryshuset HS), Toomas Goutt (Saint Witz, FRANCE/Lycee Leonard de Vinci HS) and Christoffer Stolt (Stockholm, SWEDEN/Fryshuset HS) placed fourth with a time of 1:24.81 and the 400 medley relay team of Lundgren, Stolt, Zatterstrom and Mikael Karlsson (Norsborg, SWEDEN/Tullinge Gymnasium HS) finished fifth in 3:38.71. Andrew McCollister (Rockwell, NC/Salisbury HS) claimed third in the 400 IM at 4:04.07, a school record and NCAA ‘B’ cut. Lundgren completed the 100 fly in fifth place at a school record of 51.18. Zatterstrom took home third in the 200 free in 1:41.29 as the school record was broke twice in one day.
The women’s relay teams also did well as the 400 medley team of Katia Kruglov (Karmiel, ISRAEL), Lindsay Yarborough (Lexington, NC/C. Davidson HS), Janin Kassner (Giesen, GERMANY/Andreanum HS) and Leah Constan-Tatos (Johannesburg, SOUTH AFRICA/St. Andrews) placed sixth with a time of 4:02.33 while the 200 free team of Kassner, Constan-Tatos, Kruglov and Caroline Bostian (Pfafftown, NC/Reagan HS) placed eighth at 1:41.76, a school record. Constan-Tatos also set a personal best time of 59.15 in the 100 fly placing ninth. Kruglov broke another school record and swam an NCAA ‘B’ cut time finishing 11th in the 200 free at 1:54.33.
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