Men Take Ninth, Women Tenth at SAC Track & Field Championships


CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Catawba wrapped up its first South Atlantic Conference Track and Field Championships on Friday at the Belk Track on the campus of Johnson C. Smith University. The Catawba Indian men placed ninth with 16.5 points and the women were 10th with 12 points.

Catawba earned points in six events on Friday. The women earned their points in the 5000m and the 1500m. The men scored in the 800m, 1500m, discus and decathlon.

Hannah Mercer and Nikki Elminowski picked up points for the second straight day, this time in the 5000 meters. Mercer placed sixth to earn three points with a time of 18:47.27. Elminowski grabbed a point, taking eighth in a time of 19:10.16. Abbie Adams claimed seventh in the 1500m at a season best time of 4:51.35 for two points.

Tom Joyce finished sixth for three points in the men’s 800m, running a season’s best 1:54.32. Ethan Bemis picked up two points with his seventh in the 1500m in a time of 4:08.76. Elijah Thomas threw a season’s best 39.15 in the discus to place seventh for two points.

AJ Meadows earned three points with his sixth place in the decathlon. During day two he won the discus and 1500m events.
Event 6 - 110m Hurdles: 5th (19.18) SB - 417 pts
Event 7 - Discus: 1st (25.41m) - 368 pts
Event 8 - Pole Vault: 8th (2.50m) - 242 pts
Event 9 - Javelin: 4th (32.57m) - 336 pts
Event 10 - 1500m: 1st (4:46.63) - 639 pts

Day 2 Catawba results - SAC CHAMPIONSHIPS
Men: Elijah Thomas, 26th (10.47m)

Women: Jhalisa Bell, 20th (9.00m)
Heidi Mueller, 24th (7.91m)

Men: Elijah Thomas, 7th (39.15m) SB

Women: Heidi Mueller, 19th (25.69m)
Jhalisa Bell, 20th (22.26m)

Men: Jai Morrow, 10th (1.65m) SB

1500M Finals
Men: Ethan Bemis, 7th (4:08.76)

Women: Abbie Adams, 7th (4:51.35) SB

800M Finals
Men: Tom Joyce, 6th (1:54.32) SB

Men: Kyle Rhodes, 10th (15:35.64)
Curtis Carmack, 16th (15:53.26)
Drew Lake, 20th (16:10.99)
Henry Brenner, 28th (16:38.98)
Austin Snide, 32nd (17:02.15)

Women: Hannah Mercer, 6th (18:47.27)
Nikki Elminowski, 8th (19:10.16)
Paula Sellers, 18th (19:48.26)
Jordan Hunt, 23rd (20:07.36)
Christina D’Amelio, 24th (20:12.39)

4x400 RELAY
Men: 11th (3:31.72) SB, Ethan Bemis, Rontrel Felton, Tom Joyce, Michal Swepson

Women: 10th (4:19.47) SB, Abbie Adams, Lea Hartwig, Patience Hunt, Taylor Marshall

AJ Meadows, 6th with 4,362 points SB

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«November 2018»
November 2

Swimming @ Emory Invite (Day 1)

Soccer (W) vs. Carson-Newman (SAC Tournament - Semifinals) 1-2

Volleyball vs. ANDERSON 0-3

November 3

Swimming @ Emory Invite (Day 2) W-4th;M-4th

Cross Country @ SAC Championships M-5th;W-5th

Football @ Newberry 10-40

Volleyball vs. NEWBERRY 3-0

November 6

Volleyball @ Wingate (SAC Tournament - 1st Round) 0-3

November 9

Basketball (M) vs. FRANCIS MARION 115-82

Basketball (W) @ North Greenville 62-67

November 10

Football @ Lenoir-Rhyne 21-63

Basketball (W) vs. Erskine 80-86

Basketball (M) vs. UNC PEMBROKE 75-80

Soccer (W) @ Carson-Newman (NCAA II Southeast Regional) 0-3

November 14

Basketball (M) @ Young Harris 85-67

November 16

Swimming @ Fall Frenzy (Day 1)

November 17

Swimming @ Fall Frenzy (Day 2)

Cross Country @ NCAA II Southeast Regional W-8th; M-10th

Football vs. UNC PEMBROKE 30-23

Basketball (W) vs. FAYETTEVILLE ST. 76-56

Basketball (M) vs. ELIZABETH CITY ST. 86-65

November 18

Swimming @ Fall Frenzy (Day 3) W-9th;M-9th

November 19

Basketball (W) @ Lees-McRae 66-59

November 26

Basketball (M) vs. BLUEFIELD ST. 7 p.m.

November 28

Basketball (W) @ Newberry 6 p.m.

Basketball (M) @ Newberry 8 p.m.

November 30

Swimming vs. CHOWAN

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