The George Washington University: Men's Swimming

Ben Fitch
Ben  Fitch


Phoenix, AZ

High School:
Mountain Pointe





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Colonials Set Three School Records on Day Four


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Colonials Compete in Early Relays


GW Men's Swimming vs. Bucknell

GW Men's Swimming vs. Bucknell (10.19.2013) Photo by: Molly Riley

2013-14: Finished third in the B Final and 11th overall in the 200-yard butterfly at the 2014 Atlantic 10 Championships (Feb. 19) with a time of 1:51.05, good for fourth on GW's all-time list...Swam third leg of fifth-place finishing 400-yard freestyle relay (3:02.61) at the A-10 Championships...Recorded season-best times in the 50 free (21.45) and 200 free (1:41.48) at the A-10 Championships...Finished fourth in the 100 free against George Mason (Feb. 1) with a season-fastest time of 48.00 seconds...Swam a season-best time of 4:41.82 in the 500 free for a 10th-place finish at the Patriot Invitational (Nov. 21)...Named to GW Athletics Academic Dean's List...Member of Fall 2013 and Spring 2013 Atlantic 10 Commissioner's Honor Rolls

High School: Team captain of Mountain Pointe squad and four-year state championship qualifier...Tabbed Most Improved Swimmer as a sophomore and Most Valuable Swimmer during his junior and senior seasons...Twice named to the All-East Valley Tribune Second Team...Reached the podium three times at the Arizona state championships...Two-time all-city champion...Owns state records in LCM 200 free relay, 800 free relay and 200 medley relay...Also competed for Sun Devil Aquatics...Recipient of USMC Distinguished Athlete Award...Served as Sun Devils Aquatics Representative to Arizona swim team...Two-time USA Swimming Academic All-American.

Personal: Born Joseph Benjamin Fitch on Feb. 23, 1995 in Phoenix, AZ...Son of Elizabeth and Douglas Fitch...Has a younger brother, Daniel...Intends to major in economics.

50-Yard Freestyle 21.45 Atlantic 10 Championships (2/19/2014)
100-Yard Freestyle 48.00 vs. George Mason (2/1/2014)
200-Yard Freestyle 1:41.48 Atlantic 10 Championships (2/19/2014)
500-Yard Freestyle 4:41.82 Patriot Invitational (11/21/2013)
100-Yard Butterfly 52.42 vs. UMBC (10/25/2014)
200-Yard Butterfly 1:51.05 Atlantic 10 Championships (2/19/2014)
200-Yard Individual Meley 2:05.05 vs. Howard (1/23/2015)
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