Swimming and squash began to wrap up fall seasons as basketball picks up speed:
-Freshman Anna Gabriela Porras and Emely Levyn and juniors Jackie Shea, Elizabeth Tapley and Maya Nair all defeated their Amherst opponents in straight sets.
-GW finished up a busy weekend with a convincing 9-0 win over No. 21 Colby
before suffering a 9-0 loss to No. 3 Trinity in Hartford on Sunday.
-Each Colonial swept a Colby opponent to combine for a dominant match in the first competition of the day.
-The squash squad will finish up fall play next weekend when it takes on Princeton as the Colonials return to the Matthew J. Grossman Squash Courts at the Lerner Health and Wellness Center.
-Seniors Islam El-Fiky and Omar Sobhy, freshmen Ahmed Abdel-Latif and Browning Platt and junior Sam Ehrlich contributed straight-set victories to the win.
-GW continued strong play with a 7-2 win over No. 21 Amherst
on Saturday afternoon, including straight-set showings by senior Omar Sobhy, junior Sam Ehrlich, and sophomore Browning Platt.
-Freshman Reid Breck went the distance to pull an upset at No. 6 over Trinity's Matthew Mackin, the 39th best player in the College Squash Association Individual rankings.
-The Colonials will take a full month off before resuming play against the University College of Grand Cayman Islands in January.
-The Colonials finished up fall competition with losses to Old Dominion
, 198-84, and Rutgers, 204-79, on Saturday afternoon.
-Junior Caroline Myers took second in the 500-yard freestyle with a time of 5:0.54.
-Sophomore Janica Lee placed third in the 200-yard individual medley and the 200-yard breaststroke, posting times of 2:09.90 and 2:25.54, respectively.
-GW will take month off before returning to the pool in Jan. 2013 at the Rhode Island Invitational.
-Senior Phillip Graeter won the 100-yard backstroke in 52.96 seconds while junior Jake Mortensen followed closely behind to take third with a time of 53.80.
-Graeter continued a strong showing earning the top spot in the 200-yard individual medley with a time of 1:55.98 and placing second in the 200-yard backstroke in 1:55.33.
-Sophomore Garrett Cottingham touched the wall in 59.20 to win the 100-yard breaststroke before finishing second in the 200-yard breaststroke with a time of 2:10.66.
-Senior Luke Quimby won the 50-yard freestyle in a time of 21.84 seconds before taking second in the 100-yard freestyle with a time of 48.36 seconds, just ahead of classmate Niklas Glenesk who took third in 48.54.
-The 200-yard Medley relay team of junior Jake Mortensen, freshman Oliver Keegan, Cottingham and Quimby earned a second-place finish with a time of 1:37.51.
-The Colonials will return to the pool on Jan. 11 at the Rhode Island Invitational.