GW senior took down a Swedish national record at the Stockholm Open
GW senior finished 36th in 200 back Saturday
GW senior posted career-best time in 100 back to finish 18th in nation
GW senior placed 51st in the nation in 50 free
Gustav Hokfelt's commitment to the details have fueled his road to this week's NCAA Championships
2016-17: Atlantic 10 First Team All-Conference member...Helped the Colonials win their first-ever Atlantic 10 Conference title...Anchored gold medal 400-yard freestyle relay team with a school record time of 2:58.72...Swam opening leg of the gold medal 200 medley relay to help set a GW and A-10 record of 1:27.53...Opened gold medal 200 free relay to help set a new program record in 1:20.19 while setting a new GW record with a 50 free time of 20.32...Swam opening leg of the gold medal 400 medley relay to help set a new school record in 3:13.63...Set GW and A-10 record with his gold medal and NCAA 'B' cut time of 46.94 in the 100 backstroke...Won gold in the 200 back with his A-10 and GW record time of 1:43.70 - an NCAA 'B' cut performance..Took sixth in the 50 free in 20.62...2017 Arthur Ashe Jr. Sports Scholar...Served as a team captain.
2015-16: 2016 A-10 All-Conference Second Team member...Finished the year ranked No. 81 in the nation in the 100-yard backstroke with his GW record an NCAA `B' Cut time of 48.26 in the preliminaries of the 2016 Atlantic 10 Championships (Feb. 21)...Posted four other GW record-breaking times at the A-10 Championships in the 200-yard freestyle relay (1:21.31) for fifth place, 400-yard freestyle relay (3:00.60) for fourth, 200-yard medley relay (1:29.81) for bronze, and 400-yard medley relay (3:16.36) for silver...Placed fifth in the 50 free (20.62) and sixth in both the 100 backstroke (48.80) and 200 backstroke (1:47.09) at the A-10 Championships...Swam career-best times in the 50-yard breaststroke (27.55), 100-yard butterfly (54.36), and 100-yard individual medley (57.07) at the Magnus Cup Invitational (Nov. 22)... Named to the GW Athletics Academic Dean's List.
2014-15: Swam first leg of GW record-setting 400-yd medley relay, helping post a time of 3:18.86 at the 2015 Atlantic 10 Championships (Feb. 21)...Swam second leg of GW record-setting 400-yd freestyle relay, posting a time of 3:01.09 at the 2015 Atlantic 10 Championships (Feb. 22)...Posted strong freshman campaign, notching season-best times in the 50-yd freestyle (21.03), 100-yd backstroke (49.24) and 200-yd back (1:47.63) at the 2015 Atlantic 10 Championships (Feb. 19-21), good for ninth, second and third on GW's all-time list, respectively...Swam career-bests in the 100- and 200-yd free -- 47.36 and 1:44.85, respectively - at the Patriot Invitational (Nov. 21-22)... Touched the wall in personal fastest times in the 100-yd butterfly (54.77) and 200-yd IM (2:02.17) against Howard (Jan. 23).
High School: Finished third in the 100 and 200 backstrokes at the Swedish Junior Championships...Took home fifth in the 100 and 200 back at the Swedish Swimming Championships...Helped squad become No. 1 club team in Sweden.
Personal: Born Gustav Goran Viking Hokfelt on Aug. 30, 1994 in Stockholm, Sweden...Son of Ulrika and Patrik Hokfelt...Has one sister, Hedda...Intended major is undecided.
|50-Yard Freestyle||20.12||Atlantic 10 Championships (2/14/2018) *GW Record|
|100-Yard Freestyle||44.20||Atlantic 10 Championships (2/14/2018) *GW Record|
|200-Yard Freestyle||1:44.85||at Patriot Invitational (11/21/2014)|
|50-Yard Breaststroke||27.55||Magnus Cup Invitational (11/20/2015)|
|50-Yard Backstroke||21.44||Atlantic 10 Championships (2/14/2018)|
|100-Yard Backstroke||45.99||NCAA Championships (3/23/2018) *A-10/GW Record|
|200-Yard Backstroke||1:41.97||Atlantic 10 Championships (2/14/2018) *A-10/GW Record|
|100-Yard Butterfly||52.19||at Howard (10/14/2017)|
|100-Yard Individual Medley||57.07||Magnus Cup Invitational (11/22/2015)|
|200-yard Individual Medley||2:02.17||at Howard (1/23/2015)|
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