Junior Goran Koprivnjak Part of Both School Record-Setting Events
Colonials Duo Earns Third-Place Finishes to Pace GW Men's Swimming
Colonials in Sixth Place Through First Day of League Meet
Koprivnjak, Rabe Lead Colonials Against Hoyas
Mortensen, Huffman, Koprivnjak Lead Colonials on Day 2 of Competition
GW vs. Drexel (11.03.2012) Photos by: James Lang
2013-14: Swam third leg of school record-setting 800 free relay that finished fourth at the 2014 Atlantic 10 Championships (Feb. 19) in 6:35.92...Won the B Final and finished ninth overall in the 200 free at the A-10 Championships with a career-fastest time of 1:39.62, good for sixth on GW's all-time list...Won the B Final and finished ninth overall with a season-best time of 4:29.22 in the 500 free at the conference championships...Also recorded a season-best time in the 1,650 free (16:26.86) at the league meet...Swam season-best times in the prelims of the 50 free (23.42) and 100 free (48.07) at the Patriot Invitational (Nov. 21)...Named to GW Athletics Academic Dean's List.
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 2013-14 Season)|
|50-Yard Freestyle||23.42||Patriot Invitational (11/21/2013)|
|100-Yard Freestyle||48.07||Patriot Invitational (11/21/2013)|
|200-Yard Freestyle||1:39.62||Atlantic 10 Championships (2/19/2014)|
|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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