Men's and Women's Swimming Prepares for TCU
Wednesday, January 24, 2007




The Gents and Ladies head
into their season finale against TCU

SHREVEPORT, La. -- The Centenary men’s and women’s swim teams head into their final meet of the 2006-07 season, hosting TCU at the Centenary Fitness Center Friday at 5:30 p.m.

The Gents head into Friday’s meet coming off a win over Delta State at the Fitness Center Jan. 13.

Eight Centenary men’s swimmers stand amongst the top 10 times in the Mid-Continent Conference in their respective events, with four of the eight logging top five times in the conference.

Sophomore Chase Lambert (Benton, Ark.) stands in the Mid-Con top 10 in five events, sitting with the fifth-best time in the conference in the 200 freestyle with a season-best time of 1:44.51. Lambert also has a season-low time of 4:49.39 in the 500 free, standing sixth in the Mid-Con.

Freshman Jamie Stults (Allen, Texas) has a season-low time of 1:58.30 in the 200 individual medley, sitting with the fifth-best time in the Mid-Con. Stults is also amongst the conference elite in the 100 and 200 breaststroke and the 400 IM.

Freshman Cole McGee (Albuquerque, N.M.) has the fourth-best time in the conference in the 1,000 free with a time of 9:54.74.

This season, the Gents are 1-1 in dual meets at the Fitness Center.

Freshman Maggie Vaughan (Clinton, Miss.) leads the women’s team into Friday’s season finale, standing in the top three in the Mid-Con in the 500 and 1,000 free. Vaughan stands second in the 1,000 free with a season-best time of 10:24.62, standing third in the conference in the 500 free with a time of 5:06.76. Vaughan also has a top 10 Mid-Con time in the 200 free with a time of 1:56.76.

Six swimmers join Vaughan with top 10 times in the Mid-Con, with two swimmers recording top five times.

Sophomore Taryne Cantillo (Georgetown, Texas) has three top 10 times in the Mid-Con, standing fourth in the conference in the 100 fly with a season-best time of 59.56. Recording the fourth-best time in the conference in the 200 breaststroke (2:27.68), freshman Rebecca Loy (Flower Mound, Texas) also stands in the Mid-Con top 10 in the 100 breaststroke.

Sophomores Leslie Clampitt (Dallas) and Beth Geis (Dallas), along with freshmen Natalie Nazzal (Kingwood, Texas) and Leslie Wyatt (Greenwood Village, Colo.) round out Ladies swimmers with top times in the conference.

At the Fitness Center, the Ladies are 1-1 this season.

Following Friday’s season-ending meet against the Horned Frogs, both the Gents and the Ladies prepare for the Mid-Con Conference Championships, held at IUPUI Feb. 15-17. Against Mid-Con teams this season, both the men’s and women’s teams are undefeated, both defeating IUPUI and Valparaiso Dec. 19-20 at St. Louis University.