Gents Drop Meets to OBU and Henderson State
Saturday, October 21, 2006

Cole McGee won the 1000 Free
in Saturday's meet

SHREVEPORT, La. -- Opening the 2006-07 season, the Centenary men’s swimming team dropped meets to Ouachita Baptist Friday and Henderson State Saturday.

In the season-opening meet against Ouachita Baptist, held at Waggoner Pool, in Arkadelphia, Ark., the Gents fell by three points to the Tigers, dropping the meet, 104-101.

Winning individual events for Centenary in the season-opener was sophomore Chase Lambert (Benton, Ark./Bryant), along with freshmen Bryan Myers (Round Rock, Texas/Round Rock) and Sam Hayes (Alexandria, La./Alexandria).

Lambert, who won three events in total over the weekend, started his sophomore season on a high note in Friday’s meet, winning both the 200-yard individual medley and the 200-yard butterfly. Lambert recorded a time of 1:45.68 in the 200-yard IM, while finishing with a time of 1:58.65 in the 200-yard butterfly.

Myers won the 50-yard freestyle Friday, touching the wall with a time of 22.22, while Hayes won the 100-yard freestyle with a time of 48:97. Myers took second in the 100-yard free in Friday’s meet behind Hayes, recording a time of 49.62.

In the final event of the evening, the team of Hayes, junior Adam D’Aquin (Baton Rouge, La./Catholic), junior Dustin Myers (Round Rock, Texas/Round Rock) and Bryan Myers won the 400-yard freestyle relay, recording a time of 3:16.94.

In Saturday’s meet against Henderson State, at the Duke Wells Center on the campus of Henderson State, the Reddies defeated Centenary by a score of 118-86.

Freshman Cole McGee (Albuquerque, N.M./LaCueva) and Lambert won events for the Gents.

McGee took home the 1000-yard freestyle, recording a time of 10:07.61. Fellow-freshman Quinn Larwood (Colleyville, Texas/Colleyville) finished second in the 1000-free behind McGee with a time of 10:13.68.

Lambert captured the 200-yard freestyle with a time of 1:45.19.

In its next meet, Centenary returns home to the Fitness Center to host SMU Oct. 28.