November 3, 2013
Catawba Finishes 4th at Quad Meet
CHARLOTTE, NC -- The Catawba College swimming teams each finished fourth in the Quad Meet on Saturday evening held at the Mecklenburg Aquatic Club. Wingate University hosted the five team event and won both divisions.
For the men, Jevgenij Gamper and Theo Zatterstrom led the way for the Indians. Gamper recorded two second place finishes in the 100 and 200 yard breaststroke events, a third place 200 yard IM, and would finish fourth in the 50 yard freestyle. Gamper's time of 2:07.67 in the 200 yard breaststroke ranks tenth in the history of Catawba's program. Zatterstrom highlighted his night with time of 1:44.77 in the 200 yard freestyle to win the event. In the 100 yard freestyle Zatterstrom would finish in second place and follow that up with a fifth place finish in the 100 yard butterfly.
Toomas Goutt added to the Indians success by breaking into the Catawba record books with a fifth place finish in the 200 yard backstroke with a time of 1:55.96. The time now ranks tenth all-time at Catawba. Goutt also added a third place finish with a time of 22.08 in the 50 yard freestyle. Finn Furstenwerth rounded out the Indians to finish in the top five as in individual by finishing fifth in the 200 yard breaststroke.
As a team the Indians finished third in both the 400 yard medley relay and the 400 yard freestyle relay. Goutt, Gamper, Zatterstrom and Furstenwerth made up the team in both of the relays.
In women's action, the Lady Indians were lead by Katia Kruglov who finished the meet with two top five finishes. The first came in the 200 yard backstroke with a time of 2:09.85 for fourth place and the second came later in the 100 yard backstroke for a fifth place 1:00.38. Amy Cujas and Anna Barnes each added fifth place finishes of their own. Cujas tallied her's in the 100 freestyle with a time of 56.16 and Barnes took fifth in the 1000 yard freestyle with a time of 11:04.41. Nadine Brockmann recorded the highest finish for the Lady Indians with a second place time of 54.60 in the 100 yard freestyle.
|No events scheduled until August 24|