Colonials Host UMBC in Home Opener on Oct. 25
Four Colonials Earn First-Place Finishes on Final Day of Event
Colonials Wrap Two-Day Meet at American on Saturday
Colonials Head to Loyola Next Weekend for Two-Day Quad Meet
Colonials Look to Make Splash at 2015 Atlantic 10 Championships
GW Men's Swimming vs. Bucknell (10.19.2013) Photo by: Molly Riley
2013-14: Had breakout rookie season with Colonials...Earned bronze in the 500-yard freestyle at the 2014 Atlantic 10 Championships (Feb. 20) with a career-best time of 4:29.35, good for fourth on GW's all-time list...Swam second leg of school record-setting 800 free relay that finished fourth at the A-10 Championships in 6:35.92...Finished fifth in the B Final and 13th overall in the 200 free at the conference championships with a season-best time of 1:40.21, which ranks ninth on the Colonials' top times list...Took home seventh in the 1,650 free at the league meet in 15:51.35, ranking fourth on GW's all-time list...Swam a season-fastest time of 48.02 seconds in the 100 free for 18th place at the Patriot Invitational (Nov. 21)...Recorded season-best times in the 100 back (56.51) and the 200 IM (2:03.13) at the America-Catholic-Loyola quad-meet (Oct. 12)...Named A-10 Rookie of the Week after helping GW to second place at the Rhode Island Invitational.
High School: Won Missouri state championships in the 400-yard freestyle relay as a junior and the 200-yard freestyle as a senior...Took home second in the 100 free and third in the 200 free relay at state championships during his final season...As a junior, finished second in the 200 free relay, fourth in the 200 free and fifth in the 100 free at the state title meet...Helped squad to a fourth-place finish at states in 2012 and a sixth place finish in 2013...Tabbed Kansas City Star All-Metro Swimmer of the Year in 2011...All-State Honorable Mention in 2010...Named Park Hill South team MVP two straight years as a junior and senior and was named best newcomer as a freshman...Also competed for Tsunami Swim Team of Kansas City.
Personal: Born Liam Gregory Huffman on Aug. 6, 1995 in Wichita, KS...Son of Margaret and Archie Huffman...Has a younger sister, Brianna...Intends to major in political science.