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

Today's Events

Swimming vs. QUEENS, noon


«December 2017»
December 1

Swimming @ Yellow Jacket Invite (Day 1)

December 2

Swimming @ Yellow Jacket Invite (Day 2) W-2nd;M-4th

Track/Field @ JDL College Kickoff Classic

Basketball (W) @ Lincoln Memorial 43-60

Basketball (M) @ Lincoln Memorial 58-103

December 9

Basketball (W) vs. TUSCULUM 70-58

Basketball (M) vs. TUSCULUM 73-87

December 11

Basketball (W) vs. JC SMITH 51-52

December 12

Basketball (M) vs. ST. AUGUSTINE'S 76-73

December 16

Basketball (W) vs. ANDERSON 63-46

Basketball (M) vs. ANDERSON 67-76

December 17

Swimming vs. QUEENS noon

December 19

Basketball (M) vs. WINGATE 11 a.m.

Basketball (W) vs. WINGATE 2 p.m.

December 30

Basketball (W) @ Virginia Union 2 p.m.


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