Athletics News

Colonial of the Week - GW Swimming & Diving's Miranda Simon

Oct. 31, 2016 Name: Miranda Simon
Sport: Swimming & Diving
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Pittsburg, Pennsylvania
High School: Fox Chapel Area

Miranda Simon posted an NCAA Zone qualifying score on the 3-meter boards on Saturday. Her career-best 291.4 performance surpassed the NCAA Zone qualifying threshold of 280 for the 3-meter event, making Simon GW's first diver to post a Zone qualifying score since diving was reinstated at GW in the 2014-15 season.

Simon is now eligible to compete for a spot at the NCAA Championships; NCAA Zones will take place during the first two weeks of March at various host sites.

The sophomore took first in both the 1-meter and 3-meter events in GW's defeat of Howard on Saturday, posting another career best of 252.00 on the 1-meter boards.

Past Colonial of the Week Winners