Both squads honored for performance in classroom during spring semester
Moritz Fath, Emils Pone, Clarke Indek, Hannah Kopydlowski and Caroline Racke were honored Monday
Colonials follow up A-10 title with second-place finish at national postseason meet
Colonials claimed gold in the 800 free relay
Colonials picked up bronze Thursday in 200 free relay
2016-17: Helped the Colonials win their first-ever Atlantic 10 Conference title...A-10 First Team All-Conference...Swam the third leg of the gold medal 200-yard medley relay, setting an A-10 and GW record in 1:27.53 at the A-10 Championships...Finished fifth in the 100 backstroke in a personal-best time of 49.20, competing in his first career Championship final...Placed 13th in the 200 IM (1:50.97) after posting a career-best time of 1:50.68 in prelims...Took 15th in the 100 butterfly (50.29) after touching the wall in a personal-best 50.03 in prelims.
High School: Member of National Junior Team...Qualifier for European Junior Championships 2014...Medalist at Baltic States Championships...Latvian Junior Champion...Latvian Champion...Latvian record holder in 4x50 freestyle relay and 4x100 medley relay...506th-ranked recruit by CollegeSwimming.com...Member of BJSS Ridzene-ZIEP club team.
Personal: Emils Pone...Born March 14, 1997, in Jurmala, Latvia...Son of Leticija and Kaspars Pone...Has an older brother, Kristofers, and a younger brother, Patriks Francis...Intends to major in mathematics at GW.
|50-Yard Freestyle||22.13||Magnus Cup Invitational (11/18/2016)|
|100-Yard Freestyle||47.23||Magnus Cup Invitational (11/20/2016)|
|5,000-Meter Freestyle||1:04:19.67||CSCAA Open Water Nationals (9/16/2017)|
|50-Yard Backstroke||22.48||CSCAA Invitational Championship (3/8/2018)|
|100-Yard Backstroke||48.55||Atlantic 10 Championships (2/14/2018)|
|200-Yard Backstroke||1:45.99||Atlantic 10 Championships (2/14/2018)|
|50-Yard Breaststroke||28.42||Magnus Cup Invitational (11/17/2017)|
|100-Yard Butterfly||50.03||Atlantic 10 Championships (2/17/2017)|
|200-Yard Butterfly||1:55.20||vs. Old Dominion (1/20/2018)|
|100-Yard Individual Medley||50.05||CSCAA Invitational Championship (3/8/2018)|
|200-Yard Individual Medley||1:48.44||CSCAA Invitational Championship (3/8/2018)|
|400-Yard Individual Medley||3:52.84||Atlantic 10 Championships (2/14/2018)|
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Hokfelt Qualifies for European Swimming Championships
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James Winchester has resigned as head coach of the George Washington swimming and diving teams to take the same position at TCU.
Hokfelt Wraps NCAA Swimming & Diving Championships
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Hokfelt Drops Record at NCAA Swimming & Diving Championships
George Washington's Gustav Hokfelt broke his own Atlantic 10 and program record in the 100-yard backstroke Friday at the NCAA Swimming and Diving...
Hokfelt Begins NCAA Swimming & Diving Championships
George Washington’s Gustav Hokfelt made his debut at the NCAA Swimming & Diving Championships on Thursday by finishing 51st in the 50-yard freestyle....
Immediately following one of the most important swims of his life, Gustav Hokfelt knew he'd accomplished his goal.
Swimming & Diving Lands Five on A-10 All-Academic Teams
George Washington swimming and diving was well represented on the Atlantic 10 All-Academic Teams, released Monday.