Annual GW Commencement on National Mall Punctuates Collegiate Experience
Colonials Honored Eight Seniors in Final Meet of Regular Season
Swimming Celebrates Senior Day at Home, Squash Hosts Local Rivals and Gymnastics Hits the Road
Senior Day (1.26.2013)
2011-12: Swam a season-best time of 16:36.11 in the 1,650-yard freestyle at the Atlantic 10 Championships (Feb. 22)...Finished with a season-best time of 1:51.90 in the 200-yard freestyle at A-10s...Touched the wall in 10:28.58 in the 1,000-yard freestyle against UMBC (Oct. 29).
2010-11: At the Atlantic-10 Championship Meet: Finished 13th in the 1650 Free ... Competed in the Preliminary Heats of the 500 Free and 200 Free, finishing in 27th and 24th, respectively ... Finished 5th in the 1000 Free at ODU ... Finished 11th in the 1000 Free and 12th in the 500 Free at the URI Invite ... Finished 3rd in the 500 against Howard.
2009-10: Scored points for GW in the 1650-yard freestyle, recording a new personal best, 16:36.37, at the Atlantic 10 Championships...Also competed in the 500-yard freestyle and the 200-yard freestyle events.
High School: A two-year captain for the Blue Devils...Named All-Gateway Conference Swimmer in three prep seasons...2008 district champion in 200-yard and 500-yard freestyle events...Runner-up in 200-yard freestyle at the 2008 regional meet...Placed third in the 500-yard freestyle and was the second leg in the four by 200-yard freestyle relay at Junior Nationals...Swam for Episcopal Amberjax from 2005-09.
Personal: Born Duncan Charles Galler on June 18, 1991, in Boston, MA...Son of Victoria and Walter Galler...Has one brother, Andrew, and two sisters, Isabella and Olivia...Majoring in political science.
|CAREER BESTS (Through 2011-12 Season)|
|50-Yard Freestyle||25.04||American-Catholic Tri-Meet (10/15/2010)|
|200-Yard Freestyle||1:48.03||Atlantic 10 Championships (2/23/2011)|
|500-Yard Freestyle||4:50.54||Atlantic 10 Championships (2/23/2011)|
|1,000-Yard Freestyle||10:15.92||vs. Howard (1/22/2010)|
|1,650-Yard Freestyle||16:26.70||Atlantic 10 Championships (2/23/2011)|
|50-Yard Backstroke||29.08||Potomac Relays (10/2/2009)|
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