Koprivnjak, Huffman Pace Colonials in Home Opener
Colonials Head to Loyola Next Weekend for Two-Day Quad Meet
Mortensen, Huffman, Koprivnjak Lead Colonials on Day 2 of Competition
Colonials Return to Action Against A-10 Foes
Colonials Led by Koprivnjak on Afternoon
2015-16: Competed in the 500-yard freestyle (4:53.60 – 32nd), 200 free (1:50.19 – 39th) and 1,650 free (17:04.35 – 22nd) at the 2016 Atlantic 10 Championships (Feb. 21)… Member of Fall 2015 Atlantic 10 Commissioner’s Honor Roll… Named to the GW Athletics Academic Dean’s List...Named GW Community Service Student-Athlete of the Month in October.
2014-15: Posted career-best time of 25.60 in the 50-yd freestyle at the American-Catholic-Loyola Quad meet (Oct. 10)...Swam season-best times in the 200-yd free (1:50.45), 500-yd free (4:51.52) and 1,650-yd free (16:54.68) at the 2015 Atlantic 10 Championships (Feb. 19-21)...Touched the wall in a season-fastest time of 10:25.38 in the 1,000-yd free against UMBC (Oct. 25).
2013-14: Swam a season-best time of 1:48.58 in the prelims of the 200 free at the 2014 Atlantic 10 Championships (Feb. 19)...Also recorded a season-fastest time in the 1,650 free in 16:43.41 for a 21st-place finish at the league meet...Finished the prelims of the 500 free in a season-best time of 4:48.45 at the Patriot Invitational (Nov. 21) and finished 21st in the finals in 4:49.91...Time of 54.36 in the 100 free at the American-Catholic-Loyola quad-meet (Oct. 11) was a season-fastest mark...Named to GW Athletics Academic Dean's List.
High School: Swam for Berkeley Aquatic Club...Member of USA Swimming Athlete Executive Committee...Served as New Jersey Swimming Junior and Senior Athlete Representative and Eastern Zone Swimming Athlete Representative...Vice President of National Honors Society...Member of National Science Honors Society and National English Honors Society.
Personal: Born Nicholas Walter Smagula on March 6, 1995 in Hackensack, NJ...Son of Sandy and Walter Smagula...Has a younger sister, Kimberly...Intends to major in international affairs.