Athletics News

Colonial of the Week

Nov. 19, 2007

Name: Paola Leor
Sport: Women's Swimming
Class: Freshman
Hometown: Miami, FL
High School: Miami Killian

Leor set a new GW record in the 100-yard freestyle touching the wall in 51.75 at the Patriot Invitational in Fairfax, VA, last weekend. Leor's record-breaking performance shattered the 12-year-old record held by GW Athletic Hall of Famer Bambi Bowman by more than seven-tenths of a second. The Atlantic 10 Rookie of the Week on October 29, Leor also won her preliminary heat of the 200-yard IM in 2:06.96.

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