Cross Country

Mercer Takes All-Region Cross Country Honors With Top 20 Finish

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WINGATE, N.C. -- The Catawba women took 12th and the men 16th at the 2017 NCAA II Southeast Region Cross Country Meet which was held Saturday morning at the Wingate University Cross County Course. Hannah Mercer posted a 19th-place finish in the women’s 6k and earned all-region honors

Mercer clocked in with a time of 23:17, second to only her school mark of 22:53 she ran at last year’s region. Nikki Elminowski had the next best finish as she ran a time of 25:14 to place 76th.

Queens won the regional meet by 18 points over Anderson. Mount Olive’s Leah Hanie was the individual winner as she came in with a time of 21:15.

Curtis Carmack turned in the best time for Catawba’s men. He finished 60th with a time of 34:43 in the 10k. Kyle Rhodes was 63rd as he ran a time of 34:50.

Mount Olive took top honors at the regional, winning by five points over Queens. Silus Kipkoech won individually in a time of 31:23. He edged Nick Kipkemei, of Queens, by one second.

Women
1. Queens 76, 2. Anderson 94, 3. Mount Olive 112, 4. North Georgia 116, 5. Wingate 131, 6. Augusta 134, 7. Flagler 201, 8. Georgia College 208, 9. UNC Pembroke 302, 10. Lincoln Memorial 345, 11. Clayton State 367, 12. CATAWBA 378, 13. Columbus State 379, 14. Carson-Newman 400, 15. North Greenville 404, 16. Lenoir-Rhyne 409, 17. Belmont Abbey 488, 18. Limestone 5-4, 19. Coker 507, 20. King 521, 21. Francis Marion 522, 22. Mars Hill 564, 23. Lander 682.

Catawba Individuals
19. Hannah Mercer, 23:17
76. Nikki Elminowski, 25:14
90. Paula Sellers, 25:49
106. Christina D’Amelio, 26:23
108. Jordan Hunt, 26:28
109. Amber Gale, 26:29
123. Lexie Petty, 27:27

Men
1. Mount Olive 50, 2. Queens 55, 3. Augusta 77, 4. Anderson 153, 5. Mars Hill 178, 6. Wingate 181, 7. UNC Pembroke 204, 8. Columbus State 251, 9. Georgia College 265, 10.4. Lincoln Memorial 297, 11. Lees-McRae 308, 12. Carson-Newman 316, 13. Flagler 327, 14. Lenoir-Rhyne 347, 15. North Greenville 392, 16. CATAWBA 405, 17. Tusculum 467, 18. Clayton State 496, 19. Coker 531, 20. Francis Marion 573, 21. Limestone 603, 22. Belmont Abbey 614, 23. Lander 675.

Catawba Individuals
60. Curtis Carmack, 34:43
63. Kyle Rhodes, 34:50
91. Michal Swepson, 35:43
96. Drew Lake, 35:59
103. Ethan Bemis, 36:13
125. Henry Brenner, 37:49
130. Austin Snide, 38:25

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April 3

Golf (M) @ Tennessee River Rumble - Day 1 (Tennessee National GC)

Tennis (W) @ JC Smith 9-0

Softball @ Newberry 5-2

Tennis (M) @ JC Smith 8-1

Softball @ Newberry 3-5

Lacrosse (M) vs. MARS HILL 11-9

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April 4

Golf (M) @ Tennessee Rumble - Day 2 (Tennessee National GC) 10th of 16

Tennis (M) vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 4-5

Tennis (W) vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 3-6

Baseball vs. North Greenville (Flour Field) 5-6

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April 6

Tennis (M) vs. MARS HILL 8-1

Tennis (W) vs. MARS HILL 9-0

Baseball vs. NEWBERRY 18-12

Lacrosse (M) vs. LIMESTONE 11-12

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April 8

Golf (M) @ SAC Championships - Day 1 (Cobbs Glen GC)

Softball @ Anderson 1-2

Baseball vs. NEWBERRY 8-6

Softball @ Anderson 0-4

Baseball vs. NEWBERRY 8-6

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April 9

Golf (M) @ SAC Championships - Day 2 (Cobbs Glen GC)

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April 10

Golf (M) @ SAC Championships - Day 3 (Cobbs Glen GC) 10th of 11

Baseball vs. MOUNT OLIVE 13-9

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April 11

Softball vs WINGATE 3-4

Tennis (M) @ Coker 1-8

Tennis (W) @ Coker 4-5

Lacrosse (W) vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 9-14

Softball vs WINGATE 2-4

Lacrosse (M) vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 11-20

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April 12

Tennis (M) vs. SHAW 5-4

Tennis (W) vs. SHAW 7-2

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April 13

Baseball vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 3-6

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April 14

Track/Field @ Phoenix Invitational

Football Spring Blue/White Game

Lacrosse (M) @ Queens 10-18

Baseball vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 8-9

Lacrosse (W) @ Queens 10-16

Baseball vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 13-12

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April 15

Golf (W) @ SAC Championships - Day 1 (Woodcreek CC)

Softball vs LANDER, ccd. 2 p.m.

Softball vs LANDER, ccd. 4 p.m.

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April 16

Golf (W) @ SAC Championships - Day 2 (Woodcreek CC)

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April 17

Golf (W) @ SAC Championships - Day 3 (Woodcreek CC) 9th of 11

Softball @ Coker 2-3

Softball @ Coker 1-4

Baseball vs. BARTON 16-10

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April 19

Track/Field @ SAC Outdoor Championships (Day 1)

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April 20

Track/Field @ SAC Outdoor Championships (Day 2) M-9th; W-10th

Baseball @ Wingate 2-8

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April 21

Softball vs CARSON-NEWMAN 0-5

Softball vs CARSON-NEWMAN 3-2

Baseball @ Wingate 9-5

Lacrosse (W) vs. TUSCULUM 13-11

Baseball @ Wingate 7-3

Lacrosse (M) vs. TUSCULUM 14-10

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April 24

Lacrosse (M) @ Queens (SAC Tourn. - 1st Round) 12-21

Lacrosse (W) vs. LINCOLM MEMORIAL (SAC Tourn. - 1st Round) 18-10

Baseball vs. UNC PEMBROKE, ccd. 5 p.m.

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April 27

Baseball TBA @ SAC Tournament noon

Softball vs. Coker (SAC Tournament) 3 p.m.

Lacrosse (W) vs. Queens (SAC Tournament - Semifinals) 7 p.m.

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April 28

Softball @ SAC Tournament

Baseball @ SAC Tournament

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April 29

Baseball @ SAC Tournament

Lacrosse (W) @ SAC Tournament (Championship)

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April 30

Baseball @ SAC Tournament

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