Junior Cami Bea Austin turned in a great weekend in a pair of competitions to be named the Centenary Athlete of the Week March 11, 2019.
She started the weekend strong at the Rutgers Quad Friday night. She began the night on beam, tying a (then) season best with a 9.675 to finish fifth. After a 9.775 on floor, she finished he night fifth on vault with a 9.750. As a team, Centenary finished with a 192.000, their highest team total in four years. The Ladies also hit all six routines on beam to finish with an event total of 48.325, besting all other teams on the night - including two NCAA Division I programs.
As good as Austin was on Friday, she was even more spectacular on Sunday at the Temple Tri Meet. Beginning the meet with a season best 9.725 on beam, she wowed on floor to a career high of 9.825 to finish second. She finished the weekend fourth on vault with a 9.775. The Ladies took third with a team score of 191.500, just .025 behind NCAA Division I William & Mary.
With her great weekend, Austin takes over the NCAA Division III lead on vault with a 9.735 RQS. She also ranks fifth on both beam (9.650) and floor (9.755). Senior teammate Navia Jordan leads NCAA Division III on beam (9.770) and floor (9.815). On bars, Centenary holds the top three spots with senior Tavia Smith first (9.600) while freshmen Kendall Sanders and Xian Baumgartner are tied for second with a 9.580 RQS.
With the team scores this weekend, Centenary improved its Regional Qualifying Score (RQS) team score to 190.685, its highest since becoming a non-scholarship program.
Ladies Gymnastics finishes the regular season this friday night in a quad meet at Missouri with Michigan and Minnesota.
2018-19 Centenary Athlete of the Weeks
March 11, 2019 - Cami Bea Austin, Ladies Gymnastics
March 6, 2019 - Kendall Sanders, Ladies Gymnastics
February 25, 2019 - Peyton Cormane, Gents Baseball
February 18, 2019 - Kaylin Swoboda, Ladies Swimming
February 11, 2019 - Treylan Matthews, Gents Basketball
February 4, 2019 - Navia Jordan, Ladies Gymnastics
January 28, 2019 - Kendall Sanders, Ladies Gymnastics
January 21, 2019 - Navia Jordan, Ladies Gymnastics
January 14, 2019 - Cedric Harris, Gents Basketball
January 7, 2019 - Bre Frierson, Ladies Basketball
December 31, 2018 - Cedric Harris, Gents Basketball
December 20, 2018 - Ty Prince, Gents Basketball
December 3, 2018 - Miguel Vasquez, Gents Swimming
November 26, 2018 - Deunya Small, Ladies Basketball
November 19, 2018 - Kaharri Carter, Gents Basketball
November 12, 2018 - Miguel Vasquez, Gents Swimming
November 5, 2018 - Brianna Serret, Ladies Swimming
October 29, 2018 - Hailey Lawson, Ladies Volleyball
October 22, 2018 - Kyra Montes, Ladies Soccer & Miguel Vasquez, Gents Swimming
October 15, 2018 - Rachel Demerjian, Ladies Volleyball
October 8, 2018 - Kyra Montes, Ladies Soccer
October 1, 2018 - Brittany Risner, Ladies Volleyball
September 24, 2018 - Marissa Sandoval, Ladies Volleyball
September 17, 2018 - Rachel Demerjian, Ladies Volleyball
September 10, 2018 - Kyra Montes, Ladies Soccer
September 4, 2018 - Veronica Dougherty, Ladies Soccer