Gents Take Second, Ladies Place Fourth at Summit League Championships
Sunday, February 21, 2010

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.-The Centenary men's and women's swimming teams found success on the final day of the Summit League Championships as the Gents took second with 576 points and the Ladies placed fourth with 433 points, while head coach Butch Jordan was honored as "Men's Coach of the Championship."

The Gents produced a solid third day of competition, placing in the top five in five events led by a first place finish by the 400 yard Freestyle Relay team of Peter Henry, Anthony LeBlanc, Devin Ross, and Josh Pena with a time of 3:02.48.

Matthew Pittman took second in the 1650 Yard Freestyle in 16:08.72, while Ross Olivier and Pena placed third in the 200 Back (1:51.58) and the 100 yard Freestyle (46.47), respectively.

Also placing among the top five was Rustin Green with a fifth place finish in the 200 yard Butterfly in a time of 1:53.41.

For the Ladies on Saturday, the 400 yard Freestyle Relay team of Madi Wyatt, Hayley Schneider, Jessica Brown and Laura Huning captured third in a time of 3:33.63.

Huning also took third individually in the 100 yard Freestyle in 52.75, while Maggie Vaughan finished fourth in the 1650 yard Freestyle with a final time of 17:29.84.

Overall, Centenary earned 13 top-three finishes in both individual events and relays over the three-day event. The Gents placed at least third in 10 events, while the Ladies were in the top-three in three competitions.

The Gents trailed Oakland in first with 874.5 points, while Eastern Illinois took third with 571.

The Men's 200 yard Freestyle and 400 yard Freestyle Relay teams placed first, while individuals Caleb McSorley, Henry and Pittman placed second in their respective events. Finishing in third on the men's side was Ross, twice, Pena, Olivier, and the 200 yard Medley Relay team.

The Ladies followed Oakland in first with 990 points, South Dakota State in second with 543 and University of South Dakota in third with 443.

For the women, the 200 yard Medley Relay team captured top honors with second place, while Huning placed third along with the 400 yard Freestyle Relay team.

The Championships concluded the Ladies and Gents 2009-10 season.