Annual Commencement on National Mall Highlights Weeklong Activities
Keegan, Koprivnjak, Rabe Medal to Pace GW Men's Swimming
Koprivnjak, Rabe Lead Colonials Against Hoyas
Colonials Welcome Hoyas to Smith Center Pool on Saturday at 1 p.m.
Mortensen, Huffman, Koprivnjak Lead Colonials on Day 2 of Competition
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)|
Immediately following one of the most important swims of his life, Gustav Hokfelt knew he'd accomplished his goal.
Swimming & Diving Lands Five on A-10 All-Academic Teams
George Washington swimming and diving was well represented on the Atlantic 10 All-Academic Teams, released Monday.
Colonial of the Week Presented by Capgemini: Max Forstenhaeusler & Emily Zhang
Max Forstenhaeusler and Emily Zhang headlined an impressive performance for George Washington swimming and diving last week at the CSCAA National...
Men's Swimming & Diving Finishes Runner-Up at CSCAA National Invitational
George Washington men’s swimming and diving showcased its capability on the national stage, finishing runner-up at the CSCAA National Invitational...
Men's Swimming & Diving Holds Lead at CSCAA National Invitational
George Washington men’s swimming and diving claimed its first gold medal of the CSCAA National Invitational Championship on Friday night with a win in ...
Men’s Swimming & Diving Leads at CSCAA National Invitational
George Washington men’s swimming and diving picked up a bronze medal in the 200-yard freestyle relay Thursday, highlighting a strong opening day at the...
Hokfelt Invited to NCAA Swimming & Diving Championships
George Washington’s Gustav Hokfelt has been invited to compete at the NCAA Men’s Swimming & Diving Championships, which will be held later this...
Nachtwey Caps Diving Season at NCAA Zone A Championships
George Washington’s Peter Nachtwey closed the NCAA Zone A Championships strong on Wednesday with a 12th-place finish on platform.