Phil Scholz Begins Quest For Paralympics Medals Monday Night (Baltimore Time)

The Loyola sophomore will compete in five events for the United States in the Water Cube


Phil Scholz threw out a first pitch before a Baltimore Orioles game this spring after winning four gold medals at the U.S. Paralympic Championships.

Sept. 8, 2008

Loyola sophomore swimmer Phil Scholz will begin his five-event program at the 2008 Paralympic Games in Beijing, China, on Monday, September 8, at 9:43 p.m. (Baltimore/Eastern Daylight Time).

It will be Tuesday morning in Beijing, but with the 12-hour time difference, Scholz and Loyola fans can watch his action in the Water Cube live on Monday night in the second heat of the 100-meter butterfly (S11 category).

If Scholz has one of the eight fastest times in the two heats, he will move on to the final, which will be held at 5:44 a.m. (EDT) on Tuesday morning.

Complete results from the Paralympic Games are available on the Paralympics Home Page.

Swimming will be webcast on UniversalSports.com. Click on the link for time and details.

Following is a complete list of Scholz's event heats and possible finals (All dates and times are Baltimore/Eastern Daylight Time):


Monday, September 8 - 9:44 p.m. - 100m Butterfly (S11) Heat 2
Tuesday, September 9 - 5:44 a.m. - 100m Butterfly (S11) Final
Wednesday, September 10 - 10:50 p.m. - 400m Freestyle (S11) Preliminaries
Thursday, September 11 - 6:49 a.m. - 400m Freestyle (S11) Final
Thursday, September 11 - 9:29 p.m. - 100m Freestyle (S11) Preliminaries
Friday, September 12 - 5:20 a.m. - 100m Freestyle (S11) Final
Friday, September 12 - 9:00 p.m. - 100m Backstroke (S11) Preliminaries
Saturday, September 13 - 5:00 a.m. - 100m Backstroke (S11) Final
Saturday, September 13 - 9 p.m. - 50m Freestyle (S11) Preliminaries
Sunday, September 14 - 5 p.m. - 50m Freestyle (S11) Final

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