February 16, 2013
Men's Swimming Finish Fourth at BMC Championships; Women Eighth
CHARLOTTE, NC -- Catawba wrapped up the 2013 Bluegrass Mountain Conference Championships on Saturday night at the Mecklenburg Aquatic Center. The Catawba men finished fourth among 12 teams, while the women placed eighth. Freshman Sebastian Holmberg (Akersberga, SWEDEN) was named the male swimmer of the meet.
Holmberg capped the meet as he helped the men's 400 free relay team to a school record and a third place finish with a B standard time 3:00.85. He teamed Magnus Lundgren (Alvsjo, SWEDEN), Tomas Goutt (Saint Witz, FRANCE) and Theo Zatterstrom (Stockholm, SWEDEN).
Lundgren swam the second fastest 100 free in school history earlier in the evening to finish sixth in a time of 45.40. Zatterstrom was 14th with a time of 45.90, each swimming a B standard. Goutt posted a 13th place finish in the 200 back (1:54.97).
Freshman Jevjenij Gamper (Vilnius, LITHUANIA) set a school record with a B standard in the 200 breast as he covered the distance in a time of 2:03.61 to place sixth. Finn Furstenwerth (Hamburg, GERMANY) was eighth (2:05.65) and Andrew McCollister (Rockwell, NC/Salisbury HS) was 14th (2:14.07).
For the women on Saturday, Katia Kruglov (Karmiel, ISRAEL) had a B standard in the 200 back. She swam the second fastest time in school history to finish seventh with her time of 2:04.92. Janin Kassner (Geisen, GERMANY) had a seventh place finish in the 200 breast (2:27.10) and Palmer Benson (Mocksville, NC/Davie Co. HS) was 13th (2:27.56).
The women's 400 free relay team had the second fastest time in school history and a seventh place finish with a time of 3:37.08.
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Swimming @ Yellow Jacket Invite (Day 1)
Swimming @ Yellow Jacket Invite (Day 2) W-2nd;M-4th
Track/Field @ JDL College Kickoff Classic
Basketball (W) @ Lincoln Memorial 43-60
Basketball (M) @ Lincoln Memorial 58-103
Basketball (W) vs. TUSCULUM 70-58
Basketball (M) vs. TUSCULUM 73-87
Basketball (W) vs. JC SMITH 51-52
Basketball (M) vs. ST. AUGUSTINE'S 76-73
Basketball (W) vs. ANDERSON 2 p.m.
Basketball (M) vs. ANDERSON 4 p.m.
Swimming vs. QUEENS noon
Basketball (M) vs. WINGATE 11 a.m.
Basketball (W) vs. WINGATE 2 p.m.
Basketball (W) @ Virginia Union 2 p.m.
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