Records Continue to Drop on Day Two of BMC Championships


CHARLOTTE, NC -- The Catawba College swim teams continued their strong showing on the second day of Blue Mountain Conference Championships held on Saturday at the Mecklenburg Aquatic Center.  The Lady Indians held on to their seventh place finish from Friday while the men leaped up two spots into eighth.  The Wingate University women currently hold the top spot with 976.5 points while the Queens men are first with 978.5

Catawba continued to break records on the day setting two more during this meet.  The first new record came in the men’s 400-yard IM when Catawba’s Finn Furstenwerth finished in a time of 3:59.65.   The previous school record was also held by Furstenwerth at 4:02.25.  The swim marked a fourth place finish which was one hundredth of a second behind Wingate’s Oystein Fjeldberg.

The Lady Indians picked up their fifth record breaking performance during the meet in the 800-yard freestyle.  With a fifth place time of 7:43.54 the team of Katia Kruglov, Nadine Brockmann, Filippa Wallin and Anna Barnes set the school record for the event by over fifteen seconds.   The swim qualified as an NCAA B-cut which was the first ever for the Lady Indians in this event. 

Several of the swimmers recorded their lifetime bests on the day.  Kruglov, Amy Cujas, Dominic Brus, Jevgenij Gamper, and Andrew McCollister each set a lifetime best during their respective events.

The Catawba swim teams will conclude the meet on Sunday.  Both teams are in striking distance of moving up in the standings.

Today's Events

Track/Field @ Wake Forest Invitational (Day 2),


«January 2018»
January 3

Basketball (W) @ Lenoir-Rhyne 76-70

Basketball (M) @ Lenoir-Rhyne 63-85

January 5

Swimming MEN vs. ASHLAND 84-117

Swimming WOMEN vs. ASHLAND 102-95

January 6

Swimming Women @ Limestone 103-142

Swimming Men @ Limestone 104-136

Basketball (W) @ Carson-Newman 60-88

Basketball (M) @ Carson-Newman 75-101

January 10

Basketball (W) vs. COKER 55-52

Basketball (M) vs. COKER 77-71

January 12

Swimming WOMEN vs. BARTON 141-90

Swimming MEN vs. BARTON 131-89

January 13

Basketball (W) vs. MARS HILL  80-56

Basketball (M) vs. MARS HILL 83-68

January 18

Basketball (W) vs. NEWBERRY 65-73

Basketball (M) vs. NEWBERRY 87-92

January 20

Track/Field @ Wake Forest Invitational (Day 1) 

Swimming Men @ Lenoir-Rhyne 86-173

Swimming Women @ Lenoir-Rhyne 151-107

Basketball (W) vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 65-47

Basketball (M) vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 61-90

January 21

Track/Field @ Wake Forest Invitational (Day 2) 

January 24

Basketball (W) vs. QUEENS 6 p.m.

Basketball (M) vs. QUEENS 8 p.m.

January 26

Track/Field @ Finn Pincus Invitational (Day 1)

January 27

Track/Field @ Finn Pincus Invitational (Day 2)

Basketball (W) @ Tusuclum 2 p.m.

Basketball (M) @ Tusculum 4 p.m.

January 31

Basketball (W) @ Wingate 6 p.m.

Basketball (M) @ Wingate 8 p.m.

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Basketball (M) Team Photo