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Coe College - Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Hawkins wins long jump for Kohawks

PLATTEVILLE, Wis. - Chris Hawkins of Coe won the long jump at the Wisconsin-Platteville Invitational Saturday with a leap of 6.55 meters.

Sammie Osterberger set a school record for the Kohawks when she placed second in the 60 meter hurdles in 9.29 seconds. Osterberger also finished third in the 200 meter dash (27.24) and Laura Bybee placed third in the pole vault (3.17 meters).

Robbie Peters set a school record for Coe when he finished third in the men's weight throw (16.91 meters).

No team scores were kept.


Coe swimmers break 7 school marks

ELSAH, Ill. – The Coe men's and women’s swimming team broke seven school records during the third day of competition in the Liberal Arts Championship on Friday.

The Coe women held third place with 254.5 points after Friday’s competition, and the Coe men were sixth with 221. Luther leads the women’s standings with 548.5 points and Franklin leads the men with 531.

Ayaka Okamoto, Sam Fitzgerald, Katie King and Alanna Thompson finished second in the 200-yard medley relay in a school-record time of 1 minute, 48.64 seconds for the Coe women. Okamoto also finished second in the 100 backstroke in 57.56.

The Coe men finished sixth in the 200 medley relay in a school-record time of 1:38.75, Corbin Faidley was third in the 200 freestyle in 1:46.31, Tucker Dangremond was fourth in the 100 breaststroke in 1:00.00, Collin Flynn was fourth in the 100 backstroke in 53.58 and Coe was fifth in the 800 freestyle relay in 7:17.15.

Coe has broken 13 school records so far in the meet, which continues Saturday.


Coe swimmers net 4 bronze medals

ELSAH, Ill. - Coe swimmers won four bronze medals Thursday at the Liberals Arts Championship with third-place showings.

The Coe women collected three of those bronze medals. Sam Fitzerald placed third in the 200-meter individual medley (2:13.09). The Kohawks also finished third in the 200 freestyle relay (1:39.93) and the 400 medley relay (4:00.74).

Corbin Faidley placed third for the Coe men in the 500 freestyle (4:43.87).

Luther leads the women's standings with 275.5 points. The Kohawks are fourth out of 11 teams with 117.5 points.

Franklin leads the men's standings with 238 points. The Kohawks are sixth out of nine teams with 95 points.

The meet continues Friday and Saturday.


Coe wrestlers trim Dubuque

DUBUQUE - Andrew Holladay collected a pin at 197 pounds Thursday night to help Coe defeat Dubuque, 22-16, in an Iowa Conference wrestling meet at Dubuque.

Farai Sewera, who is ranked No. 1 at 165 pounds for the Kohawks, posted an 18-1 technical fall. Ryan Harrington, who is ranked No. 2 at 174 pounds, won a 3-2 decision.

Jan Rosenberg (125) and Josh Donkle (149) had major decisions for the Kohawks.

125 - Jan Rosenberg (C) major dec. Julio Chavez, 11-1
133 - Stephen Rosenburg (D) dec. Fletcher Green, 6-5
141 - Jeremy Melendez (D) major dec. Levi Azinger, 11-3
149 - Josh Donkle (C) major dec. Adrian Collier, 9-1
157 - Kody Krenz (D) dec. Romello Hidalgo-Monjaras, 3-1 (SV)
165 - Farai Sewera (C) tech fall Alek Aragon, 18-1
174 - Ryan Harrington (C) dec. Elton Turnage, 3-2
184 - Jonathan Denikas (D) dec. Casey Rohret, 6-4 (SV)
197 - Andrew Holladay (C) pinned Cosmo Halwix, 5:51
285 - Nolan Smith (D) dec. Creighton Fox, 7-3


Coe's Sauter takes 4th in diving

ELSAH, Ill. - Justin Sauter of Coe finished fourth in the 1-meter diving event at the Liberal Arts Championship swim meet Wednesday.

Sauter, a senior, scored 296.85 points in the competition.

Sauter contributed 15 points in the team standings for Coe, putting the Kohawks in fourth place heading into Day 2 of the four-day meet on Thursday.


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