Annual GW Commencement on National Mall Punctuates Collegiate Experience
426 Student-Athletes Combine for 7,655 Hours of Service During 2012-13 Academic Year
The Top Student-Athletes, Teams and Moments for 2012-13 Recognized at Annual Awards Show
Colonials Honored Eight Seniors in Final Meet of Regular Season
Swimming Celebrates Senior Day at Home, Squash Hosts Local Rivals and Gymnastics Hits the Road
2011-12: Posted a season-best time of 55.28 seconds in the 100-yard backstroke in GW's win over Georgetown (Jan. 21)...Swam a season-best 1:02.25 in the 100-yad breaststroke against Towson (Nov. 12)...Also swam season-bests in the 200-yard breaststroke and individual medley events at Atlantic 10 Championships (Feb. 22).
2010-11: Did not compete due to injury.
2009-10: At the Atlantic 10 Champioinships, Franke competed in the 200-yard individual medley, setting a new personal best of 1:56.34...Swam the 400-yard IM and 200-yard breaststroke events...During the season he recorded some key victories in the IM events against Drexel, Georgetown, and Howard.f
High School: Competed for club team Kansas City Blazers under coach Peter Malone.
Personal: Born Stephan Robert Franke on May 6, 1991, in Overland Park, KS...Son of Rebecca and Stephen Franke...Majoring in finance.
|CAREER BESTS (Through 2011-12 Season)|
|200-Yard Freestyle||1:55.59||American-Catholic Tri-Meet (10/17/2009)|
|500-Yard Freestyle||4:59.69||vs. Old Dominion (12/5/2009)|
|1,000-Yard Freestyle||10:21.41||vs. Georgetown (10/24/2009)|
|100-Yard Backstroke||55.28||vs. Georgetown (1/21/2012)|
|200-Yard Backstroke||2:00.14||vs. George Mason (1/31/2010)|
|100-Yard Breaststroke||1:01.64||vs. Howard (1/22/2010)|
|200-Yard Breaststroke||2:12.02||Atlantic 10 Championships (2/17/2010)|
|200-Yard Butterfly||1:58.28||vs. Georgetown (10/24/2009)|
|200-Yard Individual Medley||1:56.34||Atlantic 10 Championships (2/17/2010)|
|400-Yard Individual Medley||4:15.65||American-Catholic Tri-Meet (10/17/2009)|
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