The George Washington University: Men's Swimming

Jordan Sharples
Jordan Sharples

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Manchester, England

High School:
Aquinas College

Position:
Free

Major:
Pre-arts and sciences



02/21/2014

GW Men's Swimming Erases Two Records at A-10 Championships

Junior Goran Koprivnjak Part of Both School Record-Setting Events

02/20/2014

Huffman, Koprivnjak Make Podium Appearances at A-10 Championships

Colonials Duo Earns Third-Place Finishes to Pace GW Men's Swimming

02/19/2014

GW Men's Swimming Sets 800 Free Relay Record on Day 1 of A-10s

Colonials in Sixth Place Through First Day of League Meet

01/18/2014

GW Men's Swimming Edged by Georgetown, 136-125, in Home Finale

Koprivnjak, Rabe Lead Colonials Against Hoyas

01/11/2014

GW Men's Swimming Takes Second at Rhode Island Invitational

Mortensen, Huffman, Koprivnjak Lead Colonials on Day 2 of Competition

11/13/2012

GW Men's & Women's Swimming vs. Drexel

GW vs. Drexel (11.03.2012) Photos by: James Lang


2012-13: Swam third leg of school-record setting 800-yard freestyle relay that finished third at the Atlantic 10 Championships with a time of 6:36.75 (Feb. 20)...Took home fifth in the 500 free at the A-10 Championships in a season-best time of 4:28.03, good for third on GW's top 10 list...Finished fourth at A-10s in the B Final of the 200 free, 12th overall, with a season mark of 1:40.13 to sit seventh on the Colonials' all-time list...Set a season-best time of 48.10 in the prelims of the 100 free at the Patriot Invitational (Nov. 17)...Finished fourth in the 1,000 free at the Rhode Island Invitational (Jan. 12) in 9:59.20.

High School: Helped 200-meter freestyle relay team earn three straight national championships from 2007-09...Guided 100-meter freestyle relay to back-to-back National Youth Championships in 2008 and 2009...Earned National Youth Championships in 400-meter freestyle in 2007 and 2008 and earned silver in the 200-meter freestyle in 2008.

Personal: Born Jordan Richard Sharples on Jan. 29, 1994 in Manchester, England...Son of Michelle and Mark Sharples...Has two older sisters, Faith and Megan...Intends to major in mathematics.

CAREER BESTS (Through 2012-13 Season)
50-Yard Freestyle 23.54 vs. American & Catholic (10/12/2012)
100-Yard Freestyle 48.10 Patriot Invitational (11/15/2012)
200-Yard Freestyle 1:40.13 Atlantic 10 Championships (2/20/2013)
500-Yard Freestyle 4:28.03 Atlantic 10 Championships (2/20/2013)
1,000-Yard Freestyle 9:59.20 Rhode Island Invitational (1/11/2013)
1,650-Yard Freestyle 16:16.27 Atlantic 10 Championships (2/20/2013)
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