Tommi Wolst and Gustav Hokfelt notched wins Sunday
The Colonials are in second place, heading into Sunday's action
Peter Nachtwey's diving win lifted Colonials on Friday
Colonials begin three-day meet Friday at Cleveland State
GW's Tommi Wolst was a triple winner
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)|
|100-Yard Backstroke||49.20||Atlantic 10 Championships (2/17/2017)|
|200-Yard Backstroke||1:54.25||Magnus Cup Invitational (11/20/2016)|
|100-Yard Butterfly||50.03||Atlantic 10 Championships (2/17/2017)|
|200-Yard Individual Medley||1:50.58||Atlantic 10 Championships (2/16/2017)|
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