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)|
Men's Swimming & Diving Places Second at FIU Fall Classic
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Men's Swimming & Diving Posts Relay Win at FIU Fall Classic
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Swimming & Diving Starts Strong at Open Water Nationals
Moritz Fath’s third-place finish helped George Washington men’s swimming and diving land third as a team at Saturday’s season-opening...
Swimming & Diving Ready for Unique Season Opener
George Washington swimming and diving is set to open its season Saturday at College Swimming Coaches Association of America Open Water Nationals.
Hokfelt Learns from International Debut
Gustav Hokfelt tried his best to play it cool. The George Washington swimmer has competed in plenty of high-pressure meets through the years. In the lead up ...
Swimming & Diving Gets to Work
George Washington swimming and diving returned to the pool at Charles E. Smith Center on Wednesday for its first practice of the 2017-18 season.