Athletics News

Colonial of the Week

Feb. 22, 2010

Paola Leor
Sport: women's swimming
Event: Free/Fly/IM
Cl.: junior
Hometown: Miami, FL
High school: Miami Killian

Paola Leor broke three GW swim records last weekend at the 2010 Atlantic 10 Swimming Championships. She tied for third place in the 200-yard IM with a time of 2:04.67, breaking her 2009 school record by a full second, at the second day of the event.

Later that same day, Leor swam in the 50-yard freestyle, again breaking her GW school record. She posted a time of 23.58, good for fourth at the meet, 11 tenths of a second faster than her GW swim program record.

In the final day, Leor led off the women's squad in the 400-yard freestyle with a new school record of 50.97, the second fastest 100-yard freestyle time of the entire meet.