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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1
February 1

Baseball @ Nova Southeastern 5-8

2
February 2

Baseball @ Palm Beach Atlantic 0-11

3
February 3

Golf (W) @ Barton Invite at Kiawah - Day 1 (Cougar Point GC)

Track/Field @ Maillet UNC Open

Softball vs. AUGUSTA 0-6

Baseball @ Lynn 11-12

Basketball (W) @ Anderson 69-75

Softball vs. AUGUSTA 4-3

Basketball (M) @ Anderson 77-65

4
February 4

Golf (W) @ Barton Invite at Kiawah - Day 2 (Cougar Point GC) 12th of 16

Baseball @ Nova Southeastern 6-25

Softball @ Mount Olive, ppd.  1 p.m.

Softball @ Mount Olive, ppd.  3 p.m.

56
February 6

Baseball @ Belmont Abbey 5-6

7
February 7

Basketball (W) vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 56-61

Basketball (M) vs.LENOIR-RHYNE 84-77

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February 9

Softball @ UNC Pembroke 6-4

Softball @ UNC Pembroke 0-8

Baseball vs,. PALM BEACH ATLANTIC 7-9

Lacrosse (M) @ Belmont Abbey 10-18

Baseball vs. PALM BEACH ATLANTIC 3-12

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February 10

Baseball vs. PALM BEACH ATLANTIC 6-5

Lacrosse (W) vs. FLORIDA SOUTHERN 6-24

Basketball (M) @ Bluefield St. 76-55

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February 12

Golf (M) @ Spring Invite Intercollegiate - Day 1 (Fleming Isl. GC)

13
February 13

Golf (M) @ Spring Invite Intercollegiate - Day 2 (Fleming Isl. GC) 14th of 17

14
February 14

Swimming @ Bluegrass Mountain Championships (Day 1)

Baseball vs. BELMONT ABBEY 5-7

Basketball (W) @ Coker 63-60

Basketball (M) @ Coker 79-77

15
February 15

Swimming @ Bluegrass Mountain Championships (Day 2)

Softball @ Belmont Abbey 3-4

Softball @ Belmont Abbey 3-2

Lacrosse (W) vs. CONVERSE 16-6

16
February 16

Swimming @ Bluegrass Mountain Championships (Day 3)

Baseball vs. SHIPPENSBURG 11-2

17
February 17

Swimming @ Bluegrass Mountain Championships (Day 4) W-5th;M-7th

Softball vs SHIPPENSBURG 3-4

Baseball vs. SHIPPENSBURG 11-3

Softball vs. SHIPPENSBURG 8-4

Lacrosse (M) @ Mount Olive 3-15

Basketball (W) vs. CARSON-NEWMAN 49-80

Basketball (M) vs. CARSON-NEWMAN 89-104

18
February 18

Softball vs BARTON 11-3

Baseball vs. SHIPPENSBURG 4-6

Softball vs BARTON 11-0

Lacrosse (W) @ UVA-Wise 12-13

Tennis (W) @ Elon 0-7

19
February 19

Golf (W) @ Converse Invite - Day 1 (Carolina CC) 

Track/Field @ SAC Indoor Championships W-10th,M-10th

20
February 20

Golf (W) @ Converse Invite - Day 2 (Carolina CC) 4th of 9

Baseball @ Mount Olive 9-4

Lacrosse (W) vs. MOUNT OLIVE 11-10

21
February 21

Tennis (M) vs. BELMONT ABBEY 6-3

Basketball (W) @ Newberry 39-59

Basketball (M) @ Newberry 84-92

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February 23

Swimming @ Royal Open (Day 1) 

Tennis (W) @ Mount Olive 6-3

Tennis (M) @ Mount Olive 0-9

Lacrosse (M) vs. CHOWAN 27-12

Baseball vs. COKER 26-1

Lacrosse (W) vs. ROLLINS 5-16

24
February 24

Swimming @ Royal Open (Day 2)

Baseball vs. COKER 16-4

Softball vs USC AIKEN 6-2

Basketball (W) @ Mars Hill 83-48

Softball vs USC AIKEN 5-4

Baseball vs. COKER 15-5

Basketball (M) @ Mars Hill 103-94

25
February 25

Softball vs YOUNG HARRIS 3-9

Lacrosse (M) vs. FLORIDA SOUTHERN 13-14

Softball vs. YOUNG HARRIS 2-7

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February 28

Lacrosse (W) @ Belmont Abbey 12-15

Basketball (W) @ Lincoln Memorial (SAC Tournament - 1st Round) 67-76

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