For the third time this season, senior Ladies Gymnast Navia Jordan has garnered Centenary Athlete of the Week honors on Monday, April 22. Jordan qualified for event finals at the 2019 USA Gymnastics Championships to earn two more USAG All-American nods.
At the annual athletics banquet Tuesday night, April 16, Jordan was also named the Centenary Female Athlete of the Year along with junior Ladies Soccer player Kyra Montes.
In event finals Sunday afternoon, April 14, Navia Jordan received runner-up honors on floor and third place on beam in the event finals to finish out her Centenary Gymnastics career.
Jordan performed eighth in the competition on beam, matching a career high for the second-straight meet with a 9.850 and move into the second position at the time behind eventual winner Kaitlin Green (9.900) of Cornell. Anna Kaziska later received a 9.875 to bump Jordan down to third on the apparatus.
Performing last in the meet on floor, Jordan received two 9.900s and a 9.850 and 9.800. After the highest and lowest scores where dropped, the middle two were averaged as she matched a season high for the second-straight meet with a 9.875. Tyler Davis of Air Force won the championship with a 9.950. It is the second-straight year Jordan received the second-best score on floor in the event finals of the USAG Championships.
In the team and individual semifinals on Friday afternoon, April 12, Jordan won the first session on beam with a 9.850 and finished second on floor with a 9.875.
For her career, Jordan earned four USAG All-American nods. A four-time USAG qualifier, she also received USAG All-American recognition in 2016 and 2018.
2018-19 Centenary Athletes of the Week
April 22, 2019 - Navia Jordan, Ladies Gymnastics
April 10, 2019 - Connor Cudd, Gents Baseball
March 28, 2019 - Preston Ludwick, Gents Baseball
March 18, 2019 - Sydney Hurley, Ladies Softball
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