GW Men's Swimming Finishes Second at American-Catholic Tri-Meet

Senior Phillip Graeter and the GW men's swimming team finished second at the two-day American-Catholic tri-meet.

Oct. 13, 2012

Complete Results

WASHINGTON – The George Washington men’s swimming team earned a second-place finish in a two-day tri-meet with American and Catholic held at AU’s Reeves Aquatic Center.

The host Eagles won the meet with 169.5 points and edged the Colonials by just 14 points. Catholic came in third with 13 points.

Senior Phillip Graeter won the 400-yard individual medley with a time of 4:10.0, and junior Jake Mortensen finished in fifth in 4:25.00.

Sophomore Sean Rhinehart and freshman Oliver Keegan took home second and third, respectively, in the 100-yard butterfly with just .11 seconds separating the two. Rhinehart touched the wall in 52.72 seconds followed by Keegan in 52.83. The pair then finished first and second in the 200-yard butterfly, with Keegan clocking in at 1:55.22 and Rhinehart finishing in 1:59.80.

The Colonials took home the top three spots in the 200-yard freestyle, led by freshman Jordan Sharples in first place with a time of 1:44.62. Senior Luke Quimby clocked in at 1:46.84 for second place and classmate Stephen Nelson came in third in 1:48.87.

Sophomore Adam Rabe finished second in the 100-yard breaststroke in 1:01.94 and classmate Garrett Cottingham earned second in 1:02.20.

Graeter finished second in the 100-yard backstroke with a time of 53.49 seconds then earned second in the 200 backstroke in 1:56.87. Quimby took home top honors in the 100-yard freestyle when he touched the wall in 47.24 seconds, and Rabe took home second in the 200-yard breaststroke in 2:13.84.



The Colonials host UMBC on Saturday, Oct. 27 for their first dual meet of the season. Action inside the Charles E. Smith Center Pool is slated for 1 p.m.

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