Annual GW Commencement on National Mall Punctuates Collegiate Experience
Senior Claimed First Gold Medal with NCAA 'B' Cut Time in 400 IM
Freshman Oliver Keegan and Senior Phillip Graeter Make Trips to Podium
Colonials Honored Eight Seniors in Final Meet of Regular Season
Swimming Celebrates Senior Day at Home, Squash Hosts Local Rivals and Gymnastics Hits the Road
2011-12: Posted career- and season-best times at the Atlantic 10 Championships (Feb. 22)...Swam a season-best time of 1:54.67 in the 200-yard individual medley and a 4:06.28 in the 400-yard IM for a 12th-place finish...Swam a season-best time of 55.79 seconds in the 100-yard backstroke against Towson (Nov. 12)...Earned a season-best time of 26.22 seconds in the 50-yard backstroke against Bucknell (Oct. 22)...Named to GW Department of Athletics and Recreation Academic Dean's List.
2010-11: At the Atlantic-10 Championships: Finished 12th in the 200-yard individual medley and 13th in the 400-yard individual medley...Performance ranks ninth in the 200 IM on the program's top times list...Swam on the 400-yard freestyle relay that finished second against Bucknell...Finished third in the 200-yard individual medley against Bucknell... Finished third in the 200-yard individual medley at ODU...Finished third in the 400-yard individual medley at Georgetown...Finished eighth in the 400-yard individual medley at the URI Invitational.
2009-10: At the Atlantic 10 Championships, scored points in the 200-yard individual medley with a time of 1:56.15...Recorded a lifetime-best in the 200-yard backstroke in 1.54.68...Swam the butterfly leg of the 200-yard medley relay.
High School: Broke four school records as a senior in the 100-yard backstroke, 100-yard butterfly, 200-yard individual medley and 200-yard medley relay ... named team captain as a senior ... competed with the Fanwood Scotch Plains YMCA swim team and Highland Swim club for 10 years.
Personal: Born Zachary Ross Peart on July 16, 1991, in Beverly, MA...Son of Donna and William Peart...Has one brother, Jeffery...Majoring in civil engineering.