Swimming

Brus and Benson Each Claim Three Wins Over Weekend vs. Wingate and LR

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The Catawba swim teams returned to the pool for the first time since the holiday break this weekend with meets at Wingate and Lenoir-Rhyne.  The men fell on Friday to Wingate 94-73 and to Lenoir-Rhyne 147-109 on Saturday.  The women suffered a 205-135 defeat at Wingate and were edged out 129-125 at Lenoir-Rhyne.

The women grabbed first place points in three individual events against Wingate as Jess Daniel took the 200 fly (2:21.46), Paula Garcia the 200 back (2:23.44) and Palmer Benson the 200 breast (2:36.10).  Against Lenoir-Rhyne, the Lady Indians posted eight individual wins over the 12 events and also posted wins in the 400 medley and 400 free relays.

Benson, Nadine Brockmann and Marcia-Mariel Erhart each swam to a pair of wins at Lenoir-Rhyne.  Benson win the 100 breast (1:12.51) and the 200 breast (2:36.63).  Brockmann took the 200 free (2:00.13) and 100 fly (1:02.61).  Erhart won the 1000 free (10:48.01) and the 500 free (5:22.96).

The time for Erhart in the 1000 free was the 12th fastest in school history.  She swam the ninth fastest time against Wingate, touching in a time of 10:44.87.  Also winning against L-R were Amy Cujas in the 100 back (1:03.67) and Daniel in the 200 fly (2:29.09).  The ladies won both relays with Cujas, Benson, Daniel and Brockman combining in the 400 medley (4:11.49) and Brockman, Cujas, Erhart and Cassie Shear winning the 400 free (3:48.18).

The men gained first place points in four events at Wingate.  Rafal Baran won the 200 fly (2:01.81), Michael King the 100 free (51.77) and Dominik Brus the 200 back (1:55.60).  The men also won the 400 free relay (3:20.80) behind the team of Jevgenij Gamper, King, Brus and Aly Hegazi.

The men came back with six individual wins at Lenoir-Rhyne, while also claiming both relays.  Hegazi, Brus and Gamper each claimed two win.  Hegazi took first in the 200 free (1:45.16) and the 500 free (4:53.80).  Brus won the 100 back (54.07) and the 100 free (51.18), while Gamper claimed the 100 breast (1:00.91) and the 200 breast (2:14.41).

In the relays, Brus, Gamper, King and Hegazi were first in the 400 medley (3:39.53).  King, Baran, Gamper and Hegazi won the 400 free (3:18.66).     

Catawba is set to host Carson-Newman on Saturday for the lone home meet of the season.  The meet starts at 1 pm at Johnson Pool.

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August 24

Volleyball vs. UNC Pembroke 11 a.m.

Volleyball @ Francis Marion 3 p.m.

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Volleyball vs. Converse 11 a.m.

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Soccer (W) vs. SAINT ANSELM 5 p.m.

Soccer (M) vs. BARTON 7:30 p.m.

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Volleyball vs. West Texas A&M 11 a.m.

Volleyball @ Tampa 7 p.m.

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