The Navasota Mudcats swim team had an outstanding 2009 season. Fifth Place overall in the Northwest Aquatic League Divisional meet and in the Texas Amateur Athletic Federation Regional meet, they placed second overall--29 participated, 13 placed individually. Austin Bobo, Hudson Stribling, William Smith & Seth Kehlenbeck (11-12 yr old boys relay medley) & William Smith (50 free & 50 fly) will advance to Nationals in San Diego in 2011!! Also, Hudson Stribling attended the 09 Games of America National meet in Colorado, competing in the 50 Freestyle & placed 9th in the nation. The team was recognized at the Aug. 10 Navasota City Council meeting.
The City of Navasota awarded two Navasota Mudcat members at the city council meeting. WILLIAM SMITH was awarded male swimmer of the year in part for setting a state record in 50 yard butterfly event, a record that had stood since 1997. KHALIAH PETERSON was awarded female swimmer of the year in part for placing 18th in the 25 yard fly event and 10th in the 25 yard freestyle at the state TAAF meet.