Swimming Falls in Team Opener at TCU
Saturday, October 8, 2011
FORT WORTH, Texas-The Centenary swimming teams opened its season at TCU, falling in the dual meet to the Horned Frogs on Friday afternoon. The Ladies fell 107-83, while the Gents fell 111-89.

The Ladies notched 15 Top 3 finishes, including two in relays. Laura Huning placed second in the 100 yard Free (55.37) and third in the 200 yard Free (2:02.72), while Hayley Schneider grabbed second in the 200 yard IM (2:15.80) and third in the 100 yard Free (56.53).

Allison Jones took second in the 100 yard Breast (1:13.69) and third in the 50 yard Free (25.83), while Chelsea Russell placed first in the 100 yard Back (1:02.22) and third in the 200 yard IM (2:16.84). Cassie Cloutet placed second in the 200 yard Free (1:59.91), Christy Wolterman took second in the 500 yard Free (5:32.13), Cara Loria finished behind Wolterman in third at 5:44.54.

Behind Russell in 100 yard Back was Lauren Lassiter in second (1:02.92) and Kate Rivers in third (1:04.05).

Brittany Wilkens took top honors in the 100 yard Breast (1:12.55), while Kayla Thornhill finished third (1:17.58).
The 200 yard Medley Relay team of Lassiter, Wilkens, Rachel Olson, and Jones placed third in a time of 1:54.28, while the 200 yard Free Relay team of Michelle Gaubert, Huning, Olson and Jones finished second in 1:43.16.

The Gents saw seven individuals finish in the Top 3 in their respective events, while two relay teams showcased their dominance with Top 2 finishes.

Leading the way for the Gents was Austin Butler with two first place finishes in the 200 yard Free (1:49.54) and the 100 yard Free (48.52). Also earning a top nod was Devin Ross in the 50 yard Free (21.12).

Chris Kalmbach notched a second-place finish in the 100 yard Breast (1:01.70) and a third-place finish in the 200 yard IM (2:02.94). Ross Olivier placed third in the 100 yard Back (54.54) and Peter Henry rounded out the Top 3 in the 100 yard Fly (52.43).

The 200 yard Free Relay team of Ross, Butler, Henry, and Caleb McSorley dominated their event with a first place finish in a time of 1:25.64. The 400 yard Free Relay team of Butler, Ross, McSorley and Olivier also performed well, notching second place in 3:13.93.

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Centenary will host Austin College and Hendrix on Oct. 22 at 2 pm in Haynes Fitness Center.