GW Men and Women Fall to James Madison in Swimming and Diving
Oct. 23, 2004
HARRISONBURG, VA - Both George Washington Swimming and Diving teams lost its dual match at James Madison University Saturday afternoon, as the men fell 132-109 and the women fell 125-101 at Savage Natatorium in Godwin Hall.
Junior Maggie Moss (Indianapolis, IN / North Central) led GW's women's team, breaking two JMU pool records and also winning a third event. Moss set a new pool record in the 200-yard backstroke with a time of 2:05.04.
Moss was also part of the Colonials' first place 400-medley relay team where her first leg time of 57.35 seconds broke a pool record. GW's overall time in the event, 3:58.03, was also a pool record.
Moss, along with senior Kirsten Rasmuson (San Diego, CA / Mt. Carmel), sophomore Shannon Ma (Kennisaw, GA / The Walker School) and junior Christina Boland (Purcelville, VA / Loudon Valley) all contributed in the recording breaking time.
Moss also took first in the 200-yard individual medley with a time of 2:10.80.
Senior Bryan Ferretti (Newton, PA / Council Rock) had a big afternoon for the GW men's squad, as he won both the 1,000-yard freestyle (9:56.48) and the 500-yard freestyle (4:48.93).
Colonials' sophomore Sean Flaherty (Scarborough, ME / Scarborough) finished second in the 500-yard freestyle, right behind Ferretti, with a time of 4:49.36.
In the diving portion of the meet, Katura Horton-Perinchief (Sandys, Bermuda / University of Texas) captured first place for the GW women with a score of 270.83.
The Colonial men finished 1-2 in diving, with freshman John Osterholt (Hollywood, FL / Charminade Madonna) posting 182.55 points and sophomore Brian Waldman (North Andover, MA / North Andover) posting 152.63 point, respectively.
GW's next meet is Saturday, Nov. 6th, as they open its 2004-05 home schedule against La Salle University at the Charles E. Smith Center pool at 11:00 a.m.
Men's Team Scores
1. JMU 132
2. GW 109
Women's Team Scores
1. JMU 125
2. GW 101