Koprivnjak Paces Colonials With Win in 200 Fly
Colonials Maintain Fifth Place After Day Two
Three Swimmers Advance to Championship Finals on First Day of Action
Colonials Close 2014 at Patriot Invitational
Freshmen, Seniors Pace Colonials Against Dragons
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.