GymTalk: Seniors
GymTalk: Seniors
Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Senior Last Gym Talk

Well, it’s that time of the year again…the end of season. Every year this time of year is always a busy and emotional time of year, but this year it’s different. This is the three Centenary Seniors writing to our wonderful fans one last time. The past few years have been an incredible experience here at Centenary. We have gotten the opportunity to travel all over the country, including New York, Chicago, Rhode Island, D.C. and even Alaska! We have had many triumphs as well as adversities in our gymnastics careers. Each experience has turned into a life lesson that we will be able to take with us.

This season has been one full of challenges in all aspects. We started out pre-season with really hard and demanding conditioning and workouts, which helped us come together as a team and only made us stronger, not only physically but mentally as well. Then as we moved to the beginning of season, we encounterd several injuries that set us back a little, but they also presented an opportunity for different people to step up and become vital parts to the team. Overall, we struggled at the beginning due to our young team who had little experience, but as the season went on we got stronger as a team and people really began to learn to compete in the collegiate setting. By the end of the season we had met our goal of improving every meet and having our last meet be our best one. We ended the season in Illinois at MIC Conference Championships with our highest team score, a 191.45. After Conference, we found out that the season wasn’t quite over for some of us, as seven people made it to National Championships individually, and were invited to compete in Rhode Island, representing the Centenary Ladies. So all in all, through the many adversities we faced this season, we ended it strong and still had what we consider to be a successful senior year.

We are sad to leave this sport and the school we have grown to love over the last four years. We will miss not only the school, but the professors and the people here as well. Most importantly we will miss our teammates and the relationships we have fused over the last four years, but we know we have made some lifelong friendships and the Centenary Ladies will forever have a special place in our hearts.

Your 2014 Seniors,

Tawnee Hadd, Robyn Price, Christine Langston