Annual GW Commencement on National Mall Punctuates Collegiate Experience
Rookie Claims Gold in 200-Fly, Colonials Take Fourth at Conference Championships
Senior Claimed First Gold Medal with NCAA 'B' Cut Time in 400 IM
Freshman Oliver Keegan and Senior Phillip Graeter Make Trips to Podium
Men's 800-Yard Freestyle Relay Team Lands Third-Place Finish
Senior Day (1.26.2013)
2011-12: Swam third leg of school-record setting 800-yard freestyle relay team that finished third at Atlantic 10 Championships (Feb. 22) with a time of 6:40.15...Member of fifth-place finishing 200-yard freestyle relay team that finished fifth at A-10 Championships with season-best time of 1:22.66...Swam second leg of fourth-place finishing 400-yard freestyle relay team at conference finals that finished with a season-best time of 3:02.44...Named to GW Department of Athletics and Recreation Academic Dean's List.
2010-11: At the Atlantic-10 Championships: Finished 14th in the 200-yard freestyle and also competed in the 50-yard and 100-yard freestyle events, finishing in 18th and 29th respectively...Member of third-place 200-yard freestyle and fourth place 800-yard freestyle relays...Finished third in the 100-yard breaststroke against Drexel...Swam on the winning 400-yard freestyle relay at the URI Invitational...Finished third in the 200-yard freestyle against Towson and Howard and swam on the first-place 400-yard freestyle relay...Finished third in the 50- and 200-yard freestyle events against GMU and helped 200-yard freestyle relay claim first place.
2009-10: Scored for the Colonials in the 200-yard freestyle relay at the Atlantic 10 Championships, posting a time of 1:44.13, a full eight seconds faster than his previous best time in the event...Posted a top time in his leg of the all-freshman 800-yard freestyle relay (1:44), and a member of the 200-yard freestyle relay swimming, with a split of 21.08.
High School: Qualified for PIAA State in the 50- (placed 17th) and 100-yard (placed 14th) freestyle events ... three-time qualifier for PIAA District 1 swimming ... swam with Perkiomen Valley Aquatic Club from 2006-08, and the Skippack Dolphins Summer Swimming from 2006-09 ... also competed in water polo at Perkiomen Valley High.
Personal: Born Luke Nathaniel Quimby on July 12, 1991, in Lewiston, ME ... son of Heidi and Neal Quimby ... has three brothers, Travis, Jordan, and Jacob ... has a black belt in Kenpo Karate, Lifeguard certification and teaches swim lessons ... marketing major with aspirations to become a lawyer.
|CAREER BESTS (Through 2011-12 Season)|
|50-Yard Freestyle||21.08||Atlantic 10 Championships (2/17/2010|
|100-Yard Freestyle||46.07||Atlantic 10 Championships (2/22/2012)|
|200-Yard Freestyle||1:41.65||Atlantic 10 Championships (2/22/2012)|
|500-Yard Freestyle||5:02.36||Patriot Invitational (11/19/2010)|
|100-Yard Breaststroke||1:06.79||vs. Drexel (11/7/2010)|
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