Swimming

Albers Makes 500 Free Final and Miranda Sets School Record at BMC Championships

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Catawba set a school record and put a swimmer into an A final on day two of the 2019 Bluegrass Mountain Conference Championships on Wednesday night at the Mecklenburg Aquatic Center. The Championships will run through Saturday.

Catawba’s Joao Miranda set a new record for the men in the 500 free. He won the B final in a time of 4:32.39, trimming just over a second off the previous mark, which was set in 2015 by Theo Zatterstrom.

Carolin Albers just missed a record in earning a spot in the women’s 500 free A final. She was a tenth off in the prelim with a 5:00.97. She took sixth in the final and the second and third best all-time swims for the event. Carolin Bek and Regan Nolan earned spots in the B final. Bek posted the fifth and sixth best all-time times. She won the B final with a 5:04.61. Nolan had a personal best swim of 5:11.82 to finish 15th.

Federico Borrego Higareda made the B final of the men’s 200 IM. He would go 13th with a time of 1:52.91 and had the eighth and ninth best all-time swims. Gatlin Saylors posted a personal best in the B final of the men’s 50 free as he placed 14th with a time of 21.01. Claire Featherstone made the women’s 50 free B final and clocked a 24.13 which was 13th and just a quarter second off her record time.

In the lone relay of the session, the men’s 400 medley relay team of Saylors, Higareda, Lukas Helbing and Kyle Holmes finished fourth. The time of 3:25.07 was the eighth best in school history. The women had the fourth best all-time swim with a 3:59.98. The team of Featherstone, Chloe Taylor, Oryan Malul and Bek placed sixth.


Thursday Results

500 free
Women
A Final
6. Carolin Albers, 5:01.40 D2B
B Final
9. Carolin Bek, 5:04.61 D2B PB
15. Regan Nolan, 5:11.82 PB
Prelims
3. Carolin Albers, 5:00.97 D2B
9. Carolin Bek, 5:04.98 D2B
12. Regan Nolan, 5:12.42
23. Breanna Miller, 5:27.13

Men
B Final
9. Joao Miranda, 4:32.39 D2B SR
Prelims
9. Joao Miranda, 4:36.63
23. Michael King, 4:50.75


200 IM
Women
Prelims
18. Taylor Fair, 2:11.63 SB
21. Paula Ernst, 2:12.61 PB
30. Amalia Fontes, 2:19.04
31, Chloe Taylor, 2:19.41 PB

Men
B Final
13. Federico Borrego Higareda, 1:52.91
Prelims
13. Federico Borrego Higareda, 1:52.67
20. Kyle Holmes, 1:56.72


50 free
Women
B Final
13. Claire Featherstone, 24.13 SB
Prelims
16. Claire Featherstone, 24.36
31. Natalie Standard, 25.77

Men
B Final
14. Gatlin Saylors, 21.01 PB
Prelims
13. Gatlin Saylors, 21.13
24. Lukas Helbing, 21:94


400 medley relay
Women
6. 3:59.98 (Claire Featherstone, Chloe Taylor, Oryan Malul, Carolin Bek)

Men
4. 3:25.07 (Gatlin Saylors, Federico Borrego Higareda, Lukas Helbing, Kyle Holmes)


100 fly time trial
Matt Arnold, 53.56

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1
February 1

Track/Field @ Camel City Invite (Day 1)

Baseball vs, Lynn 6-5

2
February 2

Track/Field @ Camel City Invite (Day 2)

Baseball @ Nova Southeastern 6-10

Softball @ Augusta 2-1

Softball @ Augusta 5-2

3
February 3

Esports League of Legends Show Match 2-1

Baseball @ Palm Beach Atlantic 8-2

4
February 4

Baseball @ Palm Beach Atlantic 3-1

56
February 6

Swimming @ BMC Championships (Day 1)

Softball vs. LIMESTONE 5-6

Baseball vs. MOUNT OLIVE 9-7

Softball vs. LIMESTONE 0-2

Basketball (W) vs. WINGATE 41-56

Basketball (M) vs. WINGATE 84-75

7
February 7

Swimming @ BMC Championships (Day 2)

8
February 8

Swimming @ BMC Championships (Day 3)

Track/Field @ VMI Winter Relays (Day 1)

Baseball vs. WEST VIRGINIA ST. 10-3

Baseball vs. WEST VIRGINIA ST. 10-3

9
February 9

Swimming @ BMC Championships (Day 4) W-5th;M-5th

Track/Field @ VMI Winter Relays (Day 2)

Tennis (W) vs. BELMONT ABBEY 7-0

Tennis (M) vs. BELMONT ABBEY 2-5

Lacrosse (M) vs. BELMONT ABBEY 13-17

Softball vs. UNC PEMBROKE 7-4

Basketball (W) @ Mars Hill 82-61

Softball vs. UNC PEMBROKE 9-0

Basketball (M) @ Mars HIll 89-66

10
February 10

Softball vs. VIRGINIA ST. 12-4

Baseball vs. MARS HILL 15-0

Softball vs. VIRGINIA ST. 10-2

Baseball vs. MARS HILL 11-1

11
February 11

Golf (M) @ Spring Invite Collegiate - Day 1 (St. Johns GC)

12
February 12

Track/Field @ Queens Multi Meet (Day 1) 

Golf (M) @ Spring Invite Collegiate - Day 2 (St. Johns GC) 19th of 19

13
February 13

Track/Field @ Queens Multi Meet (Day 2)

Basketball (W) @ Coker 62-43

Basketball (M) @ Coker 94-69

1415
February 15

Swimming @ Royal Open (Day 1) 

Softball @ Barton 7-2

Baseball vs. SHIPPENSBURG 13-1

Lacrosse (M) vs. MOUNT OLIVE 7-10

Softball @ Barton 0-1

Baseball vs. SHIPPENSBURG 4-3

16
February 16

Swimming @ Royal Open (Day 2)

Baseball vs. SHIPPENSBURG 7-1

Basketball (W) vs. CARSON-NEWMAN 57-90

Lacrosse (W) @ Mount Olive 8-17

Basketball (M) vs. CARSON-NEWMAN 90-75

1718
February 18

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

Tennis (W) @ Shaw 7-0

Tennis (M) @ Shaw 5-2

19
February 19

Golf (W) @ Converse Invite - Day 2 (Carolina CC) 3rd of 10

Softball vs. BELMONT ABBEY, ppd. 1 p.m.

Baseball vs. UNC PEMBROKE 13-1

Softball vs. BELMONT ABBEY, ppd. 3 p.m.

20
February 20

Lacrosse (W) vs. NORTH GREENVILLE 4 p.m.

Basketball (W) @ Queens 6 p.m.

Basketball (M) @ Queens 8 p.m.

21
February 21

Tennis (W) vs. LEES-McRAE 2 p.m.

Tennis (M) vs. LEES-McRAE 2 p.m.

22
February 22

Tennis (W) vs. MOUNT OLIVE 2 p.m.

Tennis (M) vs. MOUNT OLIVE 2 p.m.

Baseball vs. WINGATE 6 p.m.

23
February 23

Track/Field @ SAC Championships (Day 1)

Softball @ USC Aiken 1 p.m.

Basketball (W) @ Lincoln Memorial 2 p.m.

Lacrosse (W) @ Chowan 2 p.m.

Softball @ USC Aiken 3 p.m.

Baseball vs. WINGATE 3 p.m.

Lacrosse (M) @ Florida Tech 4 p.m.

Basketball (M) @ Lincoln Memorial 4 p.m.

Baseball vs. WINGATE 6 p.m.

24
February 24

Track/Field @ SAC Championships (Day 2)

Softball vs. EMMANUEL 1 p.m.

Softball vs. EMMANUEL 3 p.m.

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February 26

Baseball @ Barton 2 p.m.

27
February 27

Tennis (M) vs. JC SMITH 2 p.m.

Basketball (W) vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 6 p.m.

Basketball (M) vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 8 p.m.

28
February 28

Lacrosse (W) @ Limestone 4 p.m.

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