Cottingham, Koprivnjak Pace Colonials on Final Day
Colonials in Fourth Place Heading into Final Day of Competition
Colonials Post Season-Best Marks Through First Day of Three-Day Meet
Colonials Led by Koprivnjak on Afternoon
Koprivnjak Leads Colonials With Three Individual Victories
2012-13: Took home third in the 200-yard breaststroke at the A-10 Championships (Feb. 24) with a career-best time of 2:01.62 marking his first career trip to the podium...Finished seventh at the A-10 Championships in the 100 breast in a career-fastest time of 56.36 seconds, good for third on GW's top 10 list...Swam a season-best time of 1:58.89 in the 200 IM at the A-10 Championships...Won the 100 breast in 59.20 seconds and finished second in the 200 breast in 2:10.66 against Old Dominion (Dec. 1).
2011-12: Swam second leg of seventh-place finishing 200-yard medley relay that finished in 1:32.322 at Atlantic 10 Championships (Feb. 22)...Touched the wall in 23.23 seconds for a career-best time in the 50-yard freestyle at the Patriot Invitational (Nov. 17)...Swam a career-best 58.32 in the 100-yard breaststroke at the A-10 Championships...Named A-10 Rookie of the Week (Oct. 31).
High School: Qualified for Junior Nationals from 2009-11...Was the 2011 Georgia State Champion in short course 200-yard breaststroke...All-American consideration...Member of honor roll for four years...Earned Academic All-American accolades...Also swam for Windward Lake Club Team.
Personal: BornRichard Garrett Cottingham on July 6, 1993...Son of Rebecca and Richard Cottingham...Has a younger brother, Robert...Intends to major in finance and attend law school.