April 20, 2018
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)
Men: Elijah Thomas, 7th (39.15m) SB
Men: Jai Morrow, 10th (1.65m) SB
Men: Ethan Bemis, 7th (4:08.76)
Women: Abbie Adams, 7th (4:51.35) SB
Men: Tom Joyce, 6th (1:54.32) SB
AJ Meadows, 6th with 4,362 points SB
|Golf (W) @ Flagler Fall Slam - Day 2 (Marsh Creek CC),|
Volleyball @ Wingate 0-3
Soccer (W) vs. WINGATE 2-1
Soccer (M) vs. WINGATE 1-5
Swimming Men @ Gardner-Webb 92-170
Volleyball @ Anderson 0-3
Volleyball @ Newberry 3-2
Football vs. ALBANY STATE 21-35
Soccer (M) vs. SHAW 3-0
Soccer (W) vs. SHAW 6-1
Tennis (M) vs. BLUEFIELD ST. 3-4
Tennis (W) vs. BLUEFIELD ST. 7-0
Golf (W) in RENDLEMAN INV - Day 1 (CC of SALISBURY)
Golf (W) in RENDLEMAN INV - Day 2 (CC of SALISBURY) 10th of 18
Tennis (W) vs. WINSTON-SALEM ST, ppd. 5 p.m.
Volleyball @ Coker 1-3
Soccer (W) @ Mars Hill 1-0
Cross Country Royals Challenge M-15th;W-19th
Swimming Women @ Converse Invite (Day 1)
Volleyball vs. TUSCULUM 2-3
Swimming Women @ Converse Invite (Day 2) 1st of 5
Volleyball vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 0-3
Football @ Wingate 25-35
Soccer (M) vs. COKER 1-2
Soccer (W) vs. COKER 5-0
Golf (W) @ Noble Memorial - Day 1 (Achasta GC)
Golf (M) @ Donald Ross Inv. - Day 1 (Mimosa Hills CC)
Golf (M) @ Donald Ross Inv. - Day 2 (Mimosa Hills CC) 9th of 14
Golf (W) @ Noble Memorial - Day 2 (Achasta GC) 9th of 14
Volleyball vs. QUEENS 2-3
Soccer (M) @ Lenoir-Rhyne 1-4
Soccer (W) @ Lenoir-Rhyne 1-4
Volleyball vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 0-3
Football vs. TUSCULUM 55-37
Volleyball @ Mars Hill 3-0
Soccer (W) vs. ANDERSON 3-0
Soccer (M) vs. ANDERSON 0-2
Golf (W) @ Flagler Fall Slam - Day 1 (Marsh Creek CC)
Golf (W) @ Flagler Fall Slam - Day 2 (Marsh Creek CC)
Soccer (W) vs. CHOWAN 2 p.m.
Soccer (M) vs. BELMONT ABBEY 7:30 p.m.
Tennis (W) vs. Newberry 2 p.m.
Tennis (M) vs. Newberry 2 p.m.
Volleyball @ Carson-Newman 7 p.m.
Basketball (W) @ UNC Wilmington (Exhib.) noon
Football vs. LIMESTONE 1:30 p.m.
Volleyball @ Tusculum 2 p.m.
Soccer (W) @ Carson-Newman 5 p.m.
Soccer (M) @ Carson-Newman 7:30 p.m.
Soccer (W) SAC Tournament (1st Round)
Basketball (M) @ Wichita St. (Exhib.)
Volleyball vs. COKER 6:30 p.m.
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