2022-23 Season Preview: Ladies’s Swimming

October 1, 2022

Shreveport – The Centenary swimming program will start its 2022-23 season on Saturday with a non-conference twin meet at dwelling versus the College of the Ozarks Eagles set for Midday on the Centenary Health Middle (FIT).

Dwell video is on the market for the meet on the hyperlink under: https://collegetvticket.com/occasion/centenary-college-vs-university-of-the-ozarks/

A brand new period in this system begins this season as Thomas Radam takes over as head coach of the Girls and Gents and longtime coach Butch Jordan will function assistant coach. Radam, a local of Alexandria, Va., involves Centenary from the Tri-Star Grasp Swimming USMS Gold Membership in Flower Mound, Texas.

“We are going to face some fairly stiff competitors within the convention this yr,” stated Radam. Primarily based on our coaching and conditioning over the previous three weeks, I consider we might be up for the problem,” stated Radam.

“The vast majority of our meets are at dwelling this yr which ought to be extremely useful to a few of our latest and youngest staff members.”

Jordan begins his twenty second yr and third season as an assistant coach with the Centenary males’s and girls’s swimming program this season. He served as head coach of the Maroon and White for 19 seasons, as he guided the Girls and Gents because the inception of this system starting with the 2001-02 season till the 2019-20 season. 

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The Girls completed fourth on the 2022 Southern Collegiate Athletic Convention Championships final season as they earned 363 factors for the occasion. The Gents completed seventh, incomes 173 factors. Sophomore Madeline Vacula (Belton, Texas) highlighted the ultimate day of competitors on the convention championships as she earned all-conference honors after ending third within the 1650 Yard Freestyle, swimming a time of 17:56.27. Her time on the 1,000 cut up (10:51.54) is the fourth-fastest 1,000 time in class historical past.

“On the Males’s aspect, although we misplaced a number of members to commencement final yr, we’ve got three returning underclassmen this season in junior Antonio Barbee (Plaquemine, La.), junior Aiden Peterkin (Zachary, La.). and sophomore Nathaniel Batiste Jr. (Vacherie, La.) who will present the management to our latest Gents – freshman Jameson Feeney (Shreveport, La.) and freshman Donovan Tohill (Lumberton, Texas),” stated Radam.

“On the Ladies’s aspect, we’ve got three returning members for his or her senior yr – Christine Goodman (Alexandria, La.), Camryn Hebert (Youngsville, La.), and Katie Malicoat (Wichita, Kan.). As well as, we’ve got two new Girls in freshman Adriana de la Fuente (Baton Rouge, La.) and freshman Emma Allsopp (Belfast, Northern Eire), each of whom will see their first-ever motion in collegiate swimming this yr.”

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Sophomore Madeline Vacula (Belton, Teas), who was a person finalist in final yr’s SCAC Championships, returns for her second season and may present one other unbelievable seasonal swimming efficiency. Juniors Bryn Jenkins (Houston, Texas) and Anacelia Galeano Balam (Baton Rouge, La.) are additionally again as a part of a deep and proficient roster.”

Vacula was additionally named SCAC Ladies’s Swimmer of the Week as soon as final season. She additionally completed fourth within the 200 Yard Backstroke with a time of two:12.17. She completed a powerful rookie season with seven particular person wins and 4 runner-up finishes. In whole, the Girls and Gents mixed for 48 particular person wins this previous season.

Following the season-opening meet on Saturday, Centenary returns to motion two weeks later, once more at dwelling, as they welcome convention for McMurry to city for a pair of meets. The primary might be on Friday, Oct. 14 at 6 p.m. adopted by a ten a.m. meet on Saturday, Oct. 15.

Centenary hits the street for the primary time to face Millsaps Faculty in Jackson, Miss. on Saturday, Oct. 22 at 1 p.m. and can then be examined in its annual journey to Conway, Ark. for the Hendrix Invitational (Oct. 29 at 10 a.m.). The Girls and Gents will host their annual Intrasquad/Alumni Meet on Saturday, Nov. 5 at 1 p.m. on the ultimate day of the faculty’s Homecoming celebration.

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The Girls and Gents will face Austin Faculty for a pair of convention twin meets prime open the second half of the season in 2023. The primary would be the Austin Faculty Invitational on Saturday, Jan. 14 at 1 p.m. in Sherman, Texas after which the ‘Roos come to city on Saturday, Jan. 21 for Centenary’s Senior Day meet at 1 p.m.

Centenary will then head to the Southern Collegiate Athletic Convention Championships Feb. 8-11 in Garland, Texas.

See the entire Girls and Gents’ season schedules under:

https://www.gocentenary.com/sports activities/mswim/2022-23/schedule

https://www.gocentenary.com/sports activities/wswim/2022-23/schedule

Admission is FREE to all Centenary dwelling athletic contests.

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