GW Men's Swimming Opens 2012-13 Schedule at Potomac Relays

Sept. 29, 2012

WASHINGTON - The George Washington men's swimming team opened the 2012-13 season on Friday at the Potomac Relays as the Colonials competed against local rivals American and George Mason at AU's Reeves Aquatic Center.

The Colonials opened the meet with a second-place finish in the 200-yard medley relay. The quartet of junior Jake Mortensen, sophomore Adam Rabe, and freshmen Oliver Keegan and Nicolas Aramburu finished with a time of 1:38.17.

Keegan and classmate Jordan Sharples, along with seniors Luke Quimby and Stephen Nelson, followed with top honors in the 800-yard freestyle relay with a time of 7:02.59. The trio of Keegan and sophomores Garrett Cottingham and Sean Rhinehart claimed second in the 300-yard butterfly relay in 2:42.04.

The 200-yard freestyle relay, consisting senior Alex Etz, Aramburu, Rabe and Quimby touched the wall in 1:27.11 for a second-place finish.

Sharples, Keegan, Rhinehart and Aramburu finished second in the 500-yard freestyle relay with a time of 4:11.67, and the 300-yard breaststroke relay of Cottingham, senior Stephan Franke and Rabe touched the wall in 3:08.83 for a third-place finish.

The 400-yard medley relay of Mortensen, Rabe, Rhinehart and senior Zach Peart clocked in at 3:44.85 for third place. Touching the wall in 10:04.17, the duo of junior Spencer Neff and Nelson finished in the 1,000-yard freestyle.



The Colonials return to the pool on Friday, Oct. 12 for a two-day tri-meet with District rivals American and Catholic.

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