Fitch, Kopydlowski and Steagall Earn Postseason Academic Award
Bolognesi Leads GW With First Team Honors
Colonials Place Fifth at A-10 Championships
Colonials Post Another Record-Setting Day at A-10 Championships
Colonials Set Three School Records on Day Four
2015-16:A-10 All-Conference Second Team member.. Set a new program record in the 200-yard butterfly with a time of 1:48.09 in the preliminaries at the 2016 A-10 Championships...Went on to take bronze in the 200 fly (1:48.28)... Received A-10 Second Team honors after swimming a school-record setting time of 3:16.36 as the third leg in the 400-yard medley relay at the A-10 Championships to place second... Touched the wall with a personal-best time of 49.53 in the 100 fly to place eighth at the A-10 Championships and rank sixth on GW's all-time list...Helped GW take seventh in the 800 free relay (6:42.31) at the A-10 Championships...Swam personal-best times in the 200 free (1:43.81) and the 50 fly (23.82) at the Magnus Cup Invitational (Nov. 21).
2014-15 Earned bronze in the 200-yd butterfly at the 2015 Atlantic 10 Championships (Feb. 21) with a season-best time of 1:48.45...Swam season-bests in the 500-yd freestyle (4:28.82) and the 100-yd fly (50.14) at the A-10 Championships (Feb. 19-20).
2013-14: Earned bronze in the 200-yard butterfly at the 2014 Atlantic 10 Championships (Feb. 19) with a season-best time of 1:48.65...Member of two school record-setting relays at the league meet...Swam third leg of 200-yard medley relay that finished fifth in a school record-tying time of 1:31.32...Also swam third leg of 400 medley relay that finished fourth in 3:19.45 and bested a 16-year-old GW mark...Took home fourth in the 500-yard freestyle with a season-best time of 4:29.85 and finished fourth in the B Final and 12th overall in the 100 fly with a season-fastest time of 50.07 seconds...Set four career-best times at the America-Catholic-Loyola quad-meet (Oct. 11) in the 100-yard backstroke (59.64), 100-yard breaststroke (1:08.04), 200 IM (2:07.21) and 400 IM (4:30.59)...Recorded a season-fastest time of 1:47.93 in the prelims of the 200 free at the Patriot Invitational (Nov. 21).
2012-13: Made three trips to podium during first career A-10 Championship appearance...Took home gold in the 200-yard butterfly at the A-10 Championships (Feb. 24) with a new GW and conference record time of 1:48.17...Finished third at the league championships in the 500-yard freestyle in 4:27.93...Member of school-record setting 800 free relay that finished third at the A-10 Championships in 6:37.75...Swam third leg of 200-yard medley relay that set a school record at the A-10 Championships with a time of 1:31.32...Swam a career-best time of 4:27.93 in the 500 free at the conference championships, good for second on GW's top 10 list...Ranks third on GW's top 10 list with a time of 49.82 seconds in the 100-yard butterfly...Swam a season-best time of 23 seconds in the 50 free in his collegiate debut in a tri-meet with American and Catholic (Oct. 12).
High School:Competed in the 2012 London Olympic Trials in the 100- and 200-meter butterfly events...Earned first-place honors at nationals in his age group in the 200-meter butterfly when he was 15, 16 and 17...Helped squad finish in the top-10 at nationals in 2011...Also competed for the Barnet Copthall Swimming Club.
Personal: Born Oliver Daniel Keegan on Feb. 6, 1994 in London, England...Son of Susan and Gary Keegan...Has one younger brother, William...Intends to major in business administration and management at GW.
|CAREER BESTS (Through 2013-14 Season)|
|50-Yard Freestyle||23.00||vs. American & Catholic (10/12/2012)|
|100-Yard Freestyle||49.33||vs. Towson (11/10/2012)|
|200-Yard Freestyle||1:43.81||Magnus Cup Invitational (11/21/2015)|
|500-Yard Freestyle||4:27.93||Atlantic 10 Championships (2/20/2013)|
|100-Yard Backstroke||59.64||American-Catholic-Loyola Quad-Meet (10/11/2013)|
|100-Yard Breaststroke||1:08.04||American-Catholic-Loyola Quad-Meet (10/11/2013)|
|50-Yard Butterfly||23.82||Magnus Cup Invitational (11/22/2015)|
|100-Yard Butterfly||49.53||Atlantic 10 Championships (2/18/2016)|
|200-Yard Butterfly||1:48.09||Atlantic 10 Championships (2/20/2016)|
|200-Yard Individual Medley||2:07.21||American-Catholic-Loyola Quad-Meet (10/11/2013)|
|400-Yard Individual Medley||4:30.59||American-Catholic-Loyola Quad-Meet (10/11/2013)|
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