Cougars Host Gardner-Webb On Senior Weekend

CHARLESTON, SC Jan. 17, 2013 - College of Charleston will welcome Gardner-Webb to the Stern Center pool for the final home meet of the 2012-13 season. The meet will kick off on Friday, Jan. 18 and 6 p.m. and continue on Saturday, Jan. 19 at 10 a.m.

College of Charleston Swimming

College of Charleston will be honoring the careers of a special group of seniors in Eric Craig, Peter Gibbons, Gracie Herlong, Ali Leberfinger, Jordan Fogarty and Jackie Tully.

The Cougars are coming off a meet victory over Savannah College of Art & Design (SCAD) and Campbell last weekend at the Stern Center. The Cougars tallied 16 individual event titles and Gibbons earned his third CCSA Male Diver of the Week award.

Pablo Ortiz, Dave Sherrier and Greg Karel continued to be dominant on the men’s side, while Sarah Boyle and Sarah Graif won multiple event titles on the women’s side.

Graif currently ranks second in the CCSA with top times of 23.05 and 50.95 in the 50 and 100 free. Boyle’s top time of 56.69 in the 100 back is currently third highest in the league.

Karel owns the top time in the league in the 50 free (21.01) and the third fastest-time in the 100 free (46.89), trailing Sherrier (46.80) and teammate Alex Wood (46.02). Sherrier has also swam the second-fastest 200 free time (1:41.56) and is third in the 500 free (4:40.20). Ortiz owns the fastest time in the 200 fly (1:52.15).

Michael "Beach Mick" Hudson

About the Author:

Michael "Beach Mick" Hudson is the founder and Editor of Beach Carolina Magazine. Living along the coast of North Carolina, Mike has a passion for the beach and loves to bring news and events of the Carolinas to others around the world.

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