Cross Country

Women 4th, Men 7th at SAC Cross Country Championships

COLUMBIA, S.C. -- The Catawba women were fourth and the men seventh at the 2016 South Atlantic Conference Cross Country Championships which were held at the Clemson Sandhills Research Center course on Saturday morning.  The fourth-place finish for the women was the highest in the SAC for a Catawba team since the men placed fourth in 2009.  The women were fourth in 2008.

Freshman Hannah Mercer (Lexington, N.C./N. Davidson) led the women, posting a time of 19:20 and was 15th.  Fellow freshman Kim Deschka (Kiel, Germany) recorded a time of 19:43 and was 23rd, while sophomore Abbie Adams (Piedmont, S.C./Wren) placed 24th at 19:46.  Mercer and Deschka claimed spots on the SAC All-Freshman Team.

Queens ran away with the women’s race, posting the top four finishers.  Corinne Kule won the women’s 5k with a time of 17:57 to become the Runner of the Year.  Natane Deruytter was next at 18:14 and claimed the Freshman of the Year honor. 

For the men, Sean McMahon (Hilton Head, S.C./Hilton Head/Charleston) was Catawba’s top runner.  He was 26th in a time of 28:03 for the 8k.  Curtis Carmack (Miamisburg, Ohio/Miamisburg) came in 29th with his time of 28:06.

Mars Hill took the team honor for the men with four runners in the top 10.  David Jones was the Runner of the Year with a time of 25:54.  He won by 25 seconds over Anderson’s Mason Hazel.  Brooks Hovis, of Anderson, was the top freshman runner in 12th in a time of 27:14.

Catawba will race in the NCAA II Southeast Regional Meet in Montevallo, Ala., on Nov. 5.

Women
1. Queens 21, 2. Wingate 47, 3. Anderson, 4. CATAWBA 127, 5. Carson-Newman, 6. Lenoir-Rhyne 7. Lincoln Memorial 222, 8. Mars Hill 223, 9. Tusculum 240, 10. Newberry 267, 11. Coker, 12. Brevard 325.

Catawba Individuals
15. Hannah Mercer, 19:20
23. Kim Deschka, 19:43
24. Abbie Adams, 19:46
31. Morgan Grubb, 20:42
38. Patience Hunt, 20:49
40. Nikki Elminowski, 20:58
63. Jordan Hunt, 22:05

Men
1. Mars Hill 30, 2. Queens 60, 3. Anderson 100, 4. Lincoln Memorial 121, 5. Wingate 125, 6. Lenoir-Rhyne 154, 7. CATAWBA 201, 8. Carson-Newman 227, 9. Brevard 246, 10. Coker 273, 11. Tusculum 277, 12. Newberry 280.

Catawba Individuals
26. Sean McMahon, 28:03
29. Curtis Carmack, 28:06
44. Drew Lake, 28:45
46. Michal Swepson, 28:58
61. Korby Chappell, 29:17
72. Ian Buff, 30:24
74. Henry Brenner, 30:28

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1
April 1

Softball vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 2-1

Lacrosse (W) vs. WINGATE 8-14

Baseball AUGUSTA 7-6

Softball vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 1-2

Baseball AUGUSTA 11-2

Lacrosse (M) vs. WINGATE 1-13

2
April 2

Baseball AUGUSTA 6-9

3
April 3

Baseball @ Kannapolis Intimidators, ccd. 6:30 p.m.

4
April 4

Golf (W) @ Agnis McAmis Inv. (Link Hills CC) 9th of 14

Golf (M) @ Tennessee Rumble (Tennessee National) 12th of 12

Softball @ Lenoir-Rhyne 0-7

Softball @ Lenoir-Rhyne 0-11

Baseball vs. BARTON 20-2

5
April 5

Baseball vs. USC AIKEN, ppd. 2 p.m.

6
April 6

Tennis (M) @ Belmont Abbey 6-3

Tennis (W) @ Belmont Abbey 5-4

Lacrosse (W) @ Erskine 15-9

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April 8

Football Spring Blue-White Game

Softball @ Mars Hill 0-8

Baseball @ Mars Hill 1-3

Lacrosse (M) @ Brevard 12-10

Softball @ Mars Hill 2-8

9
April 9

Golf (W) @ SAC Championships (Day One) - Link Hills CC 9th

Baseball @ Mars Hill 7-6

Lacrosse (W) @ Brevard 19-6

Baseball @ Mars Hill 11-8

10
April 10

Golf (W) @ SAC Championships (Day Two) - Link Hills CC 9th

Tennis (W) @ Winston Salem State 9-0

11
April 11

Golf (W) @ SAC Championships (Day Three) - Link Hills CC 9th of 11

Tennis (M) @ Lenoir-Rhyne 4-5

Tennis (W) @ Lenoir-Rhyne 4-5

Baseball @ Mount Olive 2-6

12
April 12

Softball @ Queens 0-7

Softball @ Queens 7-9

Lacrosse (W) @ North Greenville 15-10

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April 14

Lacrosse (M) vs. SHORTER 18-1

Softball vs. ANDERSON 0-8

Softball vs. ANDERSON 9-7

Baseball @ Tusculum 7-6

15
April 15

Baseball @ Tusculum 7-3

Lacrosse (W) vs. NEWBERRY 18-5

Baseball @ Tusculum 5-3

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April 18

Softball @ Wingate 0-2

Softball @ Wingate 4-5

Baseball vs. WINSTON-SALEM ST. 13-7

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April 19

Baseball @ North Greenville (Fluor Field) 8-4

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April 21

Baseball vs. BREVARD 14-0

22
April 22

Baseball vs. BREVARD 16-9

Lacrosse (M) @ Lenoir-Rhyne 13-14

Softball vs. TUSCULUM 3-16

Softball vs. TUSCULUM 8-9

Baseball vs. BREVARD 13-3

Lacrosse (W) @ Lenoir-Rhyne 12-11

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April 23

Golf (M) in SAC CHAMPIONSHIPS (Day 1) CC of SALISBURY

24
April 24

Golf (M) in SAC CHAMPIONSHIPS (Day 2) CC of SALISBURY

25
April 25

Golf (M) in SAC CHAMPIONSHIPS (Day 3) - CC of SALISBURY 11th of 12

Lacrosse (M) @ Queens (SAC Tournament - 1st Round) 6-13

Baseball vs. BELMONT ABBEY, ccd. 6 p.m.

Lacrosse (W) vs. LENOIR-RHYNE (SAC Tournament - 1st Round) 10-14

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April 28

Baseball vs. Carson-Newman (SAC Tournament) 11-1

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April 29

Baseball @ SAC Tournament

Baseball vs. Mars Hill/Newberry (SAC Tournament) 3:45 p.m.

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April 30

Baseball @ SAC Tournament

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