Koprivnjak, Huffman Pace Colonials in Home Opener
Colonials Host UMBC in Home Opener on Oct. 25
Four Colonials Earn First-Place Finishes on Final Day of Event
Colonials Wrap Two-Day Meet at American on Saturday
Colonials Head to Loyola Next Weekend for Two-Day Quad Meet
GW Men's Swimming vs. Bucknell (10.19.2013) Photo by: Molly Riley
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.