GW Men's Swimming Downed by George Mason, 188-95
Huffman, Koprivnjak Pace Colonials Against Patriots
Feb. 1, 2014
FAIRFAX, Va. – The George Washington men’s swimming team fell, 188-95, at nearby George Mason at the Patriots’ Jim McKay Natatorium in the squad’s regular-season finale on Saturday afternoon.
Koprivnjak and sophomore Oliver Keegan took home the top two spots in the 200-yard butterfly in 1:54.34 and 1:55.54. Koprivnjak then won his second event of the afternoon in the 100 fly with a time of 51.49 seconds.
Huffman took home the top spot in the 500-yard freestyle when he clocked in at 4:43.17. Freshman Ben Fitch earned second in the 200 free with a time of 1:44.36, and Koprivnjak finished third in the 200-yard individual medley in 1:57.02.
In the 100-yard breaststroke juniors Garrett Cottingham and Adam Rabe finished third and fourth, respectively, in 59.72 and 59.81 seconds. Rabe then earned a second-place finish in the 200 breast with a time of 2:10.18.
GW returns to action in two-and-a-half weeks at the 2014 Atlantic 10 Swimming and Diving Championships. The four-day event will run from Wednesday, Feb. 18 – Saturday, Feb. 22, at the SPIRE Institute in Geneva, Ohio and will feature seven men’s programs.
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