The George Washington University: Men's Swimming

Spencer Neff
Spencer Neff

Class:
Graduated

Hometown:
Gig Harbor, WA

High School:
Gig Harbor

Height:
6-1

Event:
Free

Major:
Civil engineering




2012-13: Set a career-best time of 1:43.59 in the prelims of the 200-yard freestyle at the Atlantic 10 Championships (Feb. 22)...Touched the wall in season-best marks of 4:44.78 in the 500 free and 16:09.70 in the 1,650 free at the A-10 Championships...Named to GW Athletics Academic Dean's List and Fall 2012 and Spring 2013 Atlantic 10 Commissioner's Honor Rolls.

2011-12: Touched the wall in a career-best 15:53.34 for a third-place finish in the 1,650-yard freestyle at Atlantic 10 Championships (Feb. 26)...Swam a season-best time of 9:55.16 in the 1,000-yard freestyle at Drexel (Nov. 5)...Member of Atlantic 10 All-Academic Team...Named to GW Department of Athletics and Recreation Academic Dean's List...Named to Fall 2011 Atlantic 10 Commissioner's Honor Roll.

2010-11: At the Atlantic-10 Championship Meet: Finished fourth in the 1,650-yard freestyle...Won the consolation final of the 500-yard freestyle...Performances rank fifth all-time in rogram history in the 1,650-yard freestyle and eighth in the 500-yard freestyle...Earned A-10 Rookie of the Week honors (Oct. 18) following performances at the Catholic/American tri-meet...Won the 1,650-yard freestyle and finished second in the 500-yard freestyle against Catholic and American...Finished first in the 1,000- and 500-yard freestyle and second in the 200-ayrd freestyle events against Drexelree and 500 Free.

High School: Named Most Valuable Player for the Gig Harbor Boys swim team for four straight seasons.

Personal: Born Spencer Matthew Neff on September 16, 1991, in Sioux City, Iowa...Son of Bernadette and Timothy Neff...Has two older sisters, Rachel and Samantha...Majoring in civil engineering.

CAREER BESTS (Through 2012-13 Season)
50-Yard Freestyle 23.17 Potomac Relays (10/1/2010)
100-Yard Freestyle 49.60 vs. Bucknell (10/24/2010)
200-Yard Freestyle 1:43.59 Atlantic 10 Championships (2/20/2013)
500-Yard Freestyle 4:35.94 Atlantic 10 Championships (2/23/2011)
1,000-Yard Freestyle 9:55.16 vs. Drexel (11/5/2011)
1,650-Yard Freestyle 15:53.34 Atlantic 10 Championships (2/22/2012)
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