GW Swimming Take First in All but Six Events Against Catholic, American
Oct. 16, 2010
WASHINGTON, DC - The George Washington men's and women's swimming teams put together an impressive second day against Catholic and American at AU's Reeves Aquatic Center in two sessions on Saturday.
Sophomore Phillip Graeter stole the show winning four different events for the Colonials. Graeter started the day winning the 400-yard individual medley with a time of 4:10.60. He also won back-to-back men's events 100-yard backstroke (53.63) and 200-yard backstroke (1:55.05) before wrapping up the meet with a victory in the 200-yard butterfly (1:58.63).
The Colonials women's team freshmen captured six first-place finishes in the two sessions. Lindsay Moore won both the 100-yard (1:00.27) and 200-yard backstroke (2:10.80) events, while Caroline Myers won the first event of the day, the 400-yard individual medley (4:38.54), and the last event of the day, 1650-yard freestyle (17:25.50) for GW. Emily Kane won first in the 200-yard butterfly, posting a time of 2:12.71. Kristina Martin was victorious in the 200-yard freestyle in a time of 1:58.83.
The men's squad also scored first-place finishes by Davin Harding in the 100-yard butterfly (53.69), Niklas Glenesk in the 200-yard freestyle (1:45.47), and Spencer Neff in the 1650-yard freestyle (16:40.75).
The Colonials are next in action against Bucknell on Sunday, Oct. 24 at GW's Charles E. Smith Center at 12:00 p.m.