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

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 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