SMU Earns 134-122 Decision over Gents
Sunday, October 29, 2006

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Cole McGee set a new Gents
record for the 1,000 Free

SHREVEPORT, La. -- The Centenary men’s swimming team fell to Southern Methodist University, 134-122, Saturday at the Centenary Fitness Center.

The Mustangs won 13 of 16 events in Saturday’s meet, led by senior Justin Smith and freshman Pontus Renholm. Combined, Smith and Renholm won four events, with Renholm setting Fitness Center records in the 100-yard backstroke (50.98) and 200-yard backstroke (1:52.97).

Smith won the 100 free with a time of 48.88, capturing 200 free with a time of 1:46.03.

Winning events for the Gents in Saturday’s meet were freshmen Wladimir Montoya (Cedar Park, Texas/Cedar Park) and Jamie Stults (Allen, Texas/Allen).

Montoya won the 100 fly with a time of 53.05, lowering his career-low time of 53.24, while Stults won the 200 breaststroke with a time of 2:19.09. Stults’ time set a new pool record at the Fitness Center, setting the mark in his first collegiate season.

In the final event of the meet, the team of sophomores Bryan Myers (Round Rock, Texas/Round Rock) and Chase Lambert (Benton, Ark./Bryant), along with juniors Adam D’Aquin (Baton Rouge, La./Catholic) and Dustin Myers (Round Rock, Texas/Round Rock) took the 200 free relay, recording a time of 1:28.32.

Breaking the Gents record for the 1,000 free, freshman Cole McGee (Albuquerque, N.M./LaCueva) finished second in the event with a time of 9:54.74, breaking the mark of teammate Ross Gilbert (Flower Mound, Texas/Flower Mound) set last season.

Centenary travels to the Hendrix Classic and Relays next weekend, hosted by Central Arkansas, in Conway, Ark.