Swim Teams Defeat Barton


ROCKY MOUNT, N.C. -- Catawba topped host Barton in both men’s and women’s swim action on Saturday afternoon at the Rocky Mount Family YMCA.  The Catawba Indians men picked up a 123-56 victory with the women winning 94-48.

The Catawba men won nine of the 11 events with Mario Zaninovic, Joao Barreto and Arnold Blohme each claiming two individual wins.  The women earned eight wins with Marcia-Mariel Erhart winning two individual events.

Zaninovic took first place in the 200 free (1:47.22) and the 500 free (4:49.25).  Barreto won the 50 free (22.27) and 100 breast (1:01.26), while Blohme had wins in the 400 IM (4:37.35) and the 100 back (55.53).  The other individual win came from Federico Borrego Higareda in the 100 fly (52.43).

Erhart’s two wins came in the 1000 free (10:56.16) and the 100 back (1:04.95).  Five other Lady Indians recorded wins.  Emily Najar in the 200 free (2:04.30), Cassie Shear in the 50 free (26.50), Jessica Daniel in the 400 IM (5:02.86), Susanne Reeg in the 100 fly (1:01.80) and Amy Cujas in the 100 free (56.07).

Reeg, Shear, Najar and Cujas swam to a win in the women’s 200 medley relay (1:54.23) with Blohme, Higareda, Robert McCue and Barreto swimming to a win in the men’s 200 medley relay (1:39.02).  Catawba’s men also got the 11 points in the men’s 200 free relay (1:35.58) behind Zaninovic, Dylan Twiddy, McCue and Dustin Ruppart.

Next up for Catawba is the Bluegrass Mountain Championships from February 8-11 at the Mecklenburg Aquatic Center in Charlotte, N.C.

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