February 14, 2014
Catawba Breaks 4 School Records on First Day of BMC Championships
CHARLOTTE, NC -- The Catawba College swim teams finished the first day of the Blue Mountain Conference Championships breaking four school records. The Championships are being held at the Mecklenburg Aquatic Center. The women broke all four of the records to earn a seventh place standing at the end of the day with 171 points. The men currently sit in tenth position with 116.5 points. Queens University currently led both standings after the first day.
Anna Barnes started the day off for the Indians by breaking the first of the school records. The swim occurred in the 1000-yard freestyle where Barnes finished in sixth with a time of 10:35.26. The time was a second and a half faster than the previous time set by Ashley Owens in 2011. Barnes would return in the evening session to set the school record for the 500-yard freestyle. With a ninth place time of 5:06.91 Barnes earned an NCAA B-cut time along with the record.
Another women’s record that was broken in the evening session came early in the 200-yard freestyle relay. Nadine Brockmann, Katia Kruglov, Janin Kassner and Amy Cujas made up the team for the Lady Indians that finished in a time of 1:37.91 for seventh place. Kruglov, Kassner and Cujas each had split times faster than the school record for the 50-yard freestyle. The time was a full second faster than the previous record which was set on Valentine’s Day of last year.
Cujas joined Barnes with the honor of breaking two records on the day. The second record breaking performance came in the 50-yard freestyle where she swam a time of 24.63. The previous record was set in 2008 and marked one of the longest remaining women’s records in Catawba’s history. Only six records remain standing at a longer period of time.
Though the men’s team did not set any new records the Indians still showed a strong performance on the day coming close in several events. The men’s best event came in the final event of the day in the 400-yard medley relay where the Catawba men finished in fifth position. With a time of 3:22.97 the group of Dominic Brus, Jevgenij Gamper, Theo Zatterstrom and Toomas Goutt ranked third all-time for Catawba in the event.
At the conclusion of the day Coach Betsy Graham pointed out that out of the 24 swims on the day the Catawba swimmers recorded 20 personal bests. The Indians look to improve upon today’s successful swim as they continue on Saturday. The first event of the day will be the women’s 400-yard individual medley which will begin at 10:00am..
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Lacrosse (W) vs. FELICIAN 24-1
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Lacrosse (M) vs. NEWBERRY 13-9
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Baseball vs. ST. THOMAS AQUINAS 6-8
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Lacrosse (W) vs. INDIANA,PA 7-25
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Track/Field @ UNCC 49er Classic (Day 2)
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Tennis (W) @ Tusculum 0-9
Softball @ Lincoln Memorial 10-6
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Softball @ Lincoln Memorial 7-8
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