Barton's Cathers Named Conference Carolinas Women's Swimmer of the Week

HIGH POINT, N.C.Barton College's Kleanza Cathers has been named the Conference Carolinas Women's Swimmer of the Week for meets swam during the week of Oct. 8-14, the Conference announced today. 

Cathers, a sophomore from Kitimat, British Columbia, notched four first-place victories, two second-place finishes and one third-place finish to lead Barton to a 1-2 record to open the season.

Against Catholic University of America, Cathers would win three individual events in the 50-yard freestyle (25.47), 200-yard backstroke (2:12.91) and the 200-yard individual medley (2:18.37). She would also lead her team to a second-place finish in the 200-yard medley relay (1:56.63).

In a dual-meet with Howard and VMI, Cathers would win the 500-yard freestyle (5:28.92). She would then take second in the 200-yard freestyle (2:00.95), while taking third in the 200-yard butterfly (2:20.79).


Also nominated for Women's Swimmer of the Week:


2018-19 Women's Swimmers of the Week
Week One (Oct. 10) – Nicola Mead (King)
Week Two (Oct. 17) – Kleanza Cathers (Barton)