March 8, 2017
Swimming Places 19th in 200 Medley Relay at DII Nationals
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- Catawba swam the first of three events that the men will compete in at the 2017 NCAA II Swimming & Diving Championships on Wednesday. Catawba went 19th in the 200 medley relay preliminaries at the Birmingham CrossPlex with a time of 1:31.16.
Arnold Blohme (Daphne, Ala./Fairhope) swam the opening backstroke leg with a time of 23.92. Federico Borrego Higareda (Mexico City, Mexico) followed in the breaststroke with a split of 25.13. Joao Barreto (Nireroi, Brazil) posted a 21.80 split in the butterfly leg and Aly Hegazi (Cairo, Egypt) anchored the relay with a 20.31 split for the freestyle leg.
Catawba will compete in the 200 free relay on Thursday, while Barreto will swim in the 100 fly.
|No events scheduled until August 24|