Athletic Department

Athletic Department: Frank

Frank 'Dutch' Meyer

Year Inducted: 1997
Category: Coaching


- Wrestling coach at Catawba for 14 seasons (1970-83), 13 winning seasons
- State, regional and national recognition through Amateur Wrestling News
- Coached many All-American wrestlers and placed at least one at Nationals for 10 straight years; NAIA District 26 Coach of the Year, 1983
- Three consecutive Washington & Lee Tournament championships, 1980-82
- Held oldest one-day clinic in North Carolina (top attendance was 325)
- Inaugurated the first small college tournament in North Carolina, q975
- Physical education department instructor, 1969-present; former department chairman (began three new courses, three new programs)
- Won Swink Prize for Outstanding Classroom teaching, 1983
- Began Sports Medicine program, one of college's most popular academic majors
- Coached wrestling and football at Glassboro State, NJ, and Appalachian State University; started wrestling programs at tree high schools and three colleges - (Presbyterian Junior College, Glassboro, and Catawba)
- Created annual tennis MVP award at Catawba in memory of his son, Jeff, 1993
- Instrumental in beginning heart rehabilitation program with Rowan Memorial Hospital, using Catawba athletic facilities

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November 1

Volleyball vs. WINSTON-SALEM ST. 1-3

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November 3

Swimming @ Emory Invite (Day 1)

Volleyball @ Queens 3-1

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November 4

Swimming @ Emory Invite (Day 2) W-3rd;M-3rd

Cross Country @ NCAA II Southeast Regional W-12th;M-16th

Football vs. NEWBERRY 17-13

Volleyball @ Wingate 0-3

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November 7

Volleyball vs. COKER 3-0

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November 10

Basketball (M) vs. Francis Marion 70-72

Basketball (W) vs. Mount Olive 94-81

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November 11

Volleyball @ Newberry 3-0

Football vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 24-20

Basketball (W) vs. Barton 49-58

Basketball (M) @ UNC Pembroke 67-91

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November 15

Basketball (W) @ Fayetteville St. 46-69

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November 17

Basketball (M) @ Albany State 77-69

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November 18

Basketball (M) vs. Montevallo, ccd. noon

Basketball (W) @ Bowie St. 58-66

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November 20

Basketball (W) vs. CHOWAN 6 p.m.

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November 21

Basketball (M) @ Winston-Salem St. 7 p.m.

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November 24

Basketball (W) @ UNC Wilmington (Exhib.) 4 p.m.

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November 29

Basketball (W) @ Queens 6 p.m.

Basketball (M) @ Queens 8 p.m.

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