Cross Country

Cross Country Teams Run to Top Three Finishes at Winthrop/adidas Inv.

ROCK HILL, S.C. -- Catawba’s women were second and the men third at the Winthrop/Adidas Cross Country Invitational on Saturday morning at the Winthrop Lakes Course.  The women were runner-up to Wingate among 13 scoring teams, while the men faced a field of a dozen scoring teams.

Freshman Hannah Mercer again led the Catawba women, finishing second in a time of 19:02.  She was 32 seconds behind winner Betsy Douglas, of USC Beaufort.  Mercer edged out Wingate senior Alyssa Johnson by one second. 

Mercer nearly became just the third Catawba female to go under 19 minutes in a 5k.  Her time was the fourth best in school history.  Another freshman, Patience Hunt ran to an 11th place finish with a time of 20:47.  Abbie Adams clocking in at 21:05 to place 14th and Nikki Elminowski was 15th in 21:07.

Sean McMahon led the Catawba men has he finished ninth in a time of 27:35 over the 8k course.  Curtis Carmack was 16th in 28:19 with Michael Swepson running a time of 28:24 to finish 17th.  Trey Simons, of Morehouse, ran to the individual win in a time of 25:08.

Catawba will return to action after a week off to run in the Hagan Stone Invitational on Saturday, October 1 in Greensboro, N.C.

Women
1. Wingate 30, 2. CATAWBA 68, 3. Belmont Abbey 99, 4. Emmanuel 142, 5. Benedict 164, 6. Newberry 180, 7. Columbia 181, 8. USC Beaufort 200, 9. Paine 216, 10. JC Smith 244, 11. Claflin 260, 12. Brevard 276, 13. Morris 395, DNS - Allen 

Catawba Individuals
2. Hannah Mercer, 19:02
11. Patience Hunt, 20:47
14. Abbie Adams, 21:05
15. Nikki Elminowski, 21:07
26. Morgan Grubb, 22:02
36. Jordan Hunt, 22:29
54. Lexie Petty, 24:26

Men
1. Emmanuel 60, 2. Morehouse 84, 3. CATAWBA 89, 4. Brevard 99, 5. Benedict 106, 6. Newberry 123, 7. Limestone 130, 8. Belmont Abbey 161, 9. Claflin 277, 10. Morris 293, 11. Paine 303, 12. JC Smith 332, DNS – Wingate, Allen, USC Beaufort.

Catawba Individuals
 9. Sean McMahon, 27:35
16. Curtis Carmack, 28:19
17. Michal Swepson, 28:24
26. Korby Chappell, 29:02
37. Drew Lake, 30:00
49. Ian Buff, 31:37
61. Henry Brenner, 34:01

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Calendar

«September 2017»
1
September 1

Volleyball vs. MONTEVALLO 3-2

2
September 2

Cross Country in CHICK-FIL-A INVITE W-2nd; M-3rd

Tennis (M) @ Belmont Abbey Individual Tourn. 

Volleyball vs. BELMONT ABBEY 1-3

Volleyball vs. CHOWAN 3-0

Soccer (M) vs. ERSKINE 1-2

3
September 3

Soccer (W) @ Barton 2-0

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September 6

Soccer (M) vs. MOUNT OLIVE 1-3

Soccer (W) vs. LIMESTONE 1-3

78
September 8

Cross Country @ Lenoir-Rhyne Invite W-3rd,M-3rd

Volleyball @ Winston-Salem St. 0-3

9
September 9

Tennis (W) @ Wingate Individual Tourn. (Day 1) 

Tennis (M) @ Wingate Individual Tourn. (Day 1) 

Football @ VMI 27-20

Soccer (M) @ Belmont Abbey 0-4

10
September 10

Tennis (W) @ Wingate Individual Tourn. (Day 2) 

Tennis (M) @ Wingate Individual Tourn. (Day 2) 

Soccer (W) vs. FLAGLER 0-4

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September 15

Volleyball @ Mars Hill 3-1

16
September 16

Volleyball vs. TUSCULUM 2-3

Soccer (M) vs. MARS HILL 0-1

Football @ UNC Pembroke 41-9

Soccer (W) vs. MARS HILL 4-0

1718
September 18

Golf (M) @ Queens Inv. - Day 1 (Club at Irish Creek) 

19
September 19

Golf (M) @ Queens Inv. - Day 2 (Club at Irish Creek) 11th of 16

Volleyball @ Lenoir-Rhyne 0-3

20
September 20

Soccer (W) @ Newberry 2-1

Soccer (M) @ Newberry 2-4

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September 22

Volleyball @ Lincoln Memorial 7 p.m.

23
September 23

Golf (W) @ Lady Brave Inv - Day 1 (Old South GC)

Cross Country @ Bulldog Stampede

Soccer (W) @ Coker 4:30 p.m.

Volleyball @ Carson-Newman 5 p.m.

Football vs. MARS HILL 6 p.m.

Soccer (M) @ Coker 7 p.m.

24
September 24

Golf (W) @ Lady Brave Inv - Day 2 (Old South GC)

25
September 25

Golf (M) @ King Inv - Day 1 (CC of Bristol)

26
September 26

Golf (M) @ King Inv - Day 2 (CC of Bristol)

Tennis (W) @ Pfeiffer 3 p.m.

Volleyball vs. ANDERSON 6 p.m.

27
September 27

Tennis (M) @ Pfeiffer 3 p.m.

Soccer (W) vs. USC AIKEN 5 p.m.

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September 29

Cross Country @ Royals Challenge

Tennis (M) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 1)

Tennis (W) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 1)

Volleyball vs. QUEENS 7 p.m.

30
September 30

Tennis (W) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 2)

Tennis (M) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 2)

Football @ Carson-Newman 1 p.m.

Volleyball vs. WINGATE 2 p.m.

Soccer (W) vs. GEORGIA COLLEGE 3 p.m.

Soccer (M) vs. LANDER 7 p.m.

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