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.

Today's Events

Track/Field @ Wake Forest Invitational (Day 1),
Swimming Men @ Lenoir-Rhyne, 86-173 L
Swimming Women @ Lenoir-Rhyne, 151-107 W
Basketball (W) vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL, 65-47 WAudioVideoStats
Basketball (M) vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL, 61-90 LAudioVideoStats

Calendar

«January 2018»
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January 3

Basketball (W) @ Lenoir-Rhyne 76-70

Basketball (M) @ Lenoir-Rhyne 63-85

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January 5

Swimming MEN vs. ASHLAND 84-117

Swimming WOMEN vs. ASHLAND 102-95

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January 6

Swimming Women @ Limestone 103-142

Swimming Men @ Limestone 104-136

Basketball (W) @ Carson-Newman 60-88

Basketball (M) @ Carson-Newman 75-101

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January 10

Basketball (W) vs. COKER 55-52

Basketball (M) vs. COKER 77-71

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January 12

Swimming WOMEN vs. BARTON 141-90

Swimming MEN vs. BARTON 131-89

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January 13

Basketball (W) vs. MARS HILL  80-56

Basketball (M) vs. MARS HILL 83-68

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January 18

Basketball (W) vs. NEWBERRY 65-73

Basketball (M) vs. NEWBERRY 87-92

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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

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January 21

Track/Field @ Wake Forest Invitational (Day 2)

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January 24

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

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

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January 26

Track/Field @ Finn Pincus Invitational (Day 1)

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January 27

Track/Field @ Finn Pincus Invitational (Day 2)

Basketball (W) @ Tusuclum 2 p.m.

Basketball (M) @ Tusculum 4 p.m.

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January 31

Basketball (W) @ Wingate 6 p.m.

Basketball (M) @ Wingate 8 p.m.

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