Colonials win five races on Friday
Lemarie wins the mile on Sunday
Colonials post strong second day at Magnus Cup
Colonials post strong showing in first of three-day competition
Colonials Grab First Win of 2016-17 on Saturday
GW Men's Swimming vs. Bucknell (10.19.2013) Photo by: Molly Riley
2016-17: Helped the Colonials win their first-ever Atlantic 10 Conference title...Placed 13th in the 100-yard breaststroke in of 56.49 at the A-10 Championships after posting a career-best time of 56.06 in prelims...Finished 20th in the 200 IM with a personal-best time of 1:53.09 at the A-10 Championships...Finished 28th in the 100 freestyle at the A-10 Championships (46.44)...
2015-16: Swam career-best times in the 50-yard breaststroke (26.73) and the 100-yard individual medley (53.53) at the Magnus Cup Invitational (Nov. 22).
2014-15: Swam third leg of GW record-setting 400-yd freestyle relay performance, posting a time of 3:01.09 at the 2015 Atlantic 10 Championship (Feb. 20)...Set personal-best in the 100-yd breaststroke (57.26) at the 2015 Atlantic 10 Championships (Feb. 20), good for 17th overall and seventh on GW's all-time list...Touched the wall in a career-best 55.46 in the 100-yd backstroke against Howard (Jan. 23)...Set new personal record in the 100-yd butterfly (53.37) at the Rhode Island Invitational (Jan. 10)...Finished in a career-best time of 4:18.46 in the 400-yd IM at the American-Catholic-Loyola Quad meet (Oct. 11)...Named to GW Athletics Department Academic Dean's List.
2013-14: Swam final leg of school record-setting 800-yard freestyle relay that finished in fourth at the 2014 Atlantic 10 Championships (Feb. 19) with a time of 6:35.92...Finished fifth in the B Final and 13th overall in the 200 IM at the A-10 Championships with a season-best time of 1:52.93 to rank eighth on GW's all-time list...Swam a season-fastest time of 45.87 seconds in the prelims of the 100 free, good for eighth in Colonials' record book, and took home fifth in the B Final and 13th overall in 45.96 seconds at the league meet...Touched the wall in a season-best time of 1:42.33 in the prelims of the 200 free at the A-10 Championships...Swam a season-best time of 56.22 seconds in the 100 fly against UMBC (Oct. 26)...Earned season-fastest times at the Patriot Invitational (Nov. 21) in the 50 free (22.04) and 100 breast (59.06).
High School: Named a National Interscholastic Swimming Coaches Association (NISCA) All-American in 2012...Helped Lake Forest squad finish third at state championships...State qualifier and all-state selection...Also competed for CATS Aquatic Team where he helped the 200-meter medley relay set an age group record in two divisions (Boys 17-18 and Boys 15-18) at the National Club Swimming Association (NCSA) Long Course Championships...Also helped CATS squad to first-place finishes in the 200 free, 400 free and 400 medley relays and an overall men's division title.
Personal: Born Bogdan Balteanu on May 17, 1995 in Bucharest, Romania...Son of Elena and Vlad Balteanu...Intends to major in biomedical engineering.
|50-Yard Freestyle||22.04||Patriot Invitational (11/21/2013)|
|100-Yard Freestyle||45.87||Atlantic 10 Championships (2/19/2014)|
|200-Yard Freestyle||1:42.33||Atlantic 10 Championships (2/19/2014)|
|50-Yard Breaststroke||26.73||Magnus Cup Invitational (11/20/2015)|
|100-Yard Breaststroke||56.06||Atlantic 10 Championships (2/18/2017)|
|200-Yard Breaststroke||2:14.74||Magnus Cup Invitational (11/20/2016)|
|100-Yard Butterfly||51.48||Magnus Cup Invitational (11/21/2015)|
|100-Yard Backstroke||53.53||Magnus Cup Invitational (11/22/2015)|
|200-Yard Backstroke||1:52.93||Atlantic 10 Championships (2/19/2014)|
|200-Yard Individual Medley||1:53.09||Atlantic 10 Championships (2/16/2017)|
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