GW Men's Swimming Falls to Bucknell in First Dual Meet

The GW men's swimming team posted several top-three finishes against Bucknell on Saturday afternoon.

Oct. 22, 2011

LEWISBURG, Pa. – The George Washington men’s swimming team dropped its first dual meet of the season, 168-89, to Bucknell Saturday afternoon in Lewisburg, Pa.

The 400-yard freestyle relay team of Luke Quimby, Alex Etz, Niccolo Wilson and Niklas Glenesk swam a winning time of 3:07.97, followed by Stephen Ross, Stephen Nelson, Phillip Graeter and Seedorff in second with a time of 3:15.64.

GW finished second in the 200-yard medley relay with a time of 1:36.65. The relay team was made up of Jake Mortensen, Garrett Cottingham, Sean Rhinehart and Marshall Seedorff.

Glenesk finished second in the 200-yard freestyle with a time of 1:42.53, just one second behind Bucknell’s Matt Segar. He also finished second in the 100-yard freestyle, clocking in at 47.38 seconds.

Graeter took home first place in the 200-yard individual medley in convincing fashion, posting a time of 1:57.65, four seconds ahead of GW’s Joe Lipworth, who finished in 2:01.43. Graeter then finished second in the 200-yard backstroke with a time of 1:55.22.

Seedorff claimed second place in the 50-yard freestyle, touching the wall in 21.20 seconds.

GW returns to the pool  Saturday, Oct. 29, at UMBC.



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