lady yotes sign 5 for 2012-13
College of Idaho swim coach Christine Mabile has announced the signing of five women’s student-athletes to NAIA Letter of Intents for the 2012-13 season.
Highlighting the group are Acadia DeAtley and Allie Godfrey, who both have won state championships at their respective high schools.
DeAtley, from Cody, Wyo., won the 3A state title in the 100-breaststroke as a senior, setting a Cody High school record with her time of 1:10.02. The three-time All-State selection has a personal best time of 26.15 in the 50-free and 1:05.96 in the 100-fly. “Acadia is a positive, genuine person and a great addition to our program,” said Mabile. “She has a strong work ethic and will be competitive on the NAIA National level.”
Godfrey, from La Grande, Ore., was a part of the La Grande High 400-free relay that won the 4A state title at the recent OHSA state championships. Godfrey, who qualified for the state meet all four years as a prep, placed fifth in the 200-free (2:03.57) and the 100-fly (1:03.67). “Allie is a very dedicated swimmer who wants to contribute. She is exactly what I am looking for in a ‘team player’,” remarked Mabile.
Also joining the squad are incoming freshmen Katherine Reed, Jenessa Bushman, and Kaylee Farrell. Reed, from Twin Falls, was a four-year varsity swimmer at Twin Falls High – recording a time of 58.91 in the 100-free, good enough for a Top-10 finish at the Idaho state meet. Bushman, from Riverton High in South Jordan, Utah, was a 5A state qualifier this year in the 500-free (5:45.19) and the 100-back (1:06.47). Farrell, from Boulder City High in Nevada, was a regional finalist as a prep.
The Yotes are coming off a pair of Top-20 finishes at the NAIA National Championships, as the Coyote men placed 15th and the Lady Yotes placing 17th.