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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December 1

Basketball (W) vs. TUSCULUM 64-51

Basketball (M) vs. TUSCULUM 83-79

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December 2

Track/Field @ JDL Early Bird Duels

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December 4

Basketball (M) @ Elizabeth City St. 68-51

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December 5

Basketball (W) vs. LIVINGSTONE 83-57

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December 15

Swimming @ Spartan Invite (Day 1)

Basketball (W) vs. MARS HILL 2 p.m.

Basketball (M) vs. MARS HILL 4 p.m.

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December 16

Swimming @ Spartan Invite (Day 2)

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December 17

Swimming @ Spartan Invite (Day 3)

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December 18

Swimming @ Spartan Invite (Day 4)

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December 19

Basketball (W) @ Wingate 2 p.m.

Basketball (M) @ Wingate 4 p.m.

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December 31

Basketball (W) vs. BELMONT ABBEY 2 p.m.

Basketball (M) @ St. Augustine's 2 p.m.

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