The George Washington University: Men's Swimming

David Zenk
David Zenk

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
St. Louis, MO

High School:
St. Louis Country Day School

Event:
IM / Back



2006-07 (Swimming)
Set Atlantic 10 records in the 200-yard IM (1:49.38) and 400-yard IM (3:54.94) by winning both events at the Atlantic 10 Championships ... Runner-Up in the 200-yard backstroke (1:48.29) at A-10's ... Member of the 200/400/800-yard Freestyle Relay team as well as the 400-yard Medley Relay team at the conference championships ... Set a Meet Record in the 400-yard IM (3:57.73) at the GMU Patriot Invitational ... Twice named A-10 Performer of the Week Nov. 20 and Feb. 6) ... Selected to the Atlantic 10 Academic All-Conference Team.

2006 (Water Polo)
Paced Colonials with 94 points on 47 goals and 47 assists ... 47 goals tied for 37th most in the nation ... 47 assists were second-most in a single-season in program history ... Also led GW with 63 steals and school-record 72 swim-offs won ... Posted 20 multi-point games, eight games with three-or-more goals and seven games with three-or-more assists ... Scored career-best eight points on two goals and career-high six assists in season finale versus Gannon ... Matched career-high five goals as part of seven-point effort against Chapman ... Also totaled seven points in a game versus Mercyhurst at Southern Championships and versus Cal Lutheran ... Had three goals and three assists in upset of nationally-ranked Santa Clara at Navy Open ... Named to ACWPC and CWPA All-Academic Teams.

2005-06 (Swimming)
Named Atlantic 10 Performer and Rookie of the Year after winning three events at the Atlantic 10 Championships ... Won the 200-yard IM (1:51.68), 100-yard backstroke (50.61), and 200-yard backstroke (1:48.63) at A-10s ... First and only male to be named A-10 Most Outstanding Performer and Rookie of the Year in same season (Bambi Bowman of GW in '93-94 is the only other) ... Twice Named A-10 Rookie of the Week (Nov. 7 and Nov. 21) ... Tabbed A-10 Performer of the Week (Nov. 21).

2005 (Water Polo)
Enjoyed stellar rookie season, leading GW in points (75), assists (34), steals (76) and sprints won (48) ... Finished second on team in goals (41), including 12 man-up scores ... Made immediate impact to GW lineup, contributing nine goals and 10 assists in four-match Navy Open ... Added 13 goals in five matches at Princeton Invitational ... Scored career-high five goals versus Fordham.

Personal: Born August 11, 1986 in St Louis, MO ... son of Priscilla and Lawrence Zenk ... has a brother, Thomas ... biology major

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