GW Men's Swimming Downed at UMBC, 145-109, in First Road Dual Meet
Koprivnjak Paces Colonials Against Retrievers
Oct. 26, 2013
BALTIMORE, Md. – The George Washington men’s swimming fell, 145-109, at nearby UMBC on Saturday afternoon in the squad’s first road dual meet of the season at the UMBC Aquatic Complex.
Junior transfer Goran Koprivnjak paced the Colonials as he tallied four second-place finishes, while sophomore Oliver Keegan won an event and recorded a second and third place finish on the afternoon.
Koprivnjak finished second in the 200-yard freestyle in 1:43.48, then took home second in the 100 free in 47.49. The Krapinske Toplice, Croatia product earned second in the 200-yard individual medley with a time of 1:59.39 and was followed by McPherson in third in 2:00.02.
Senior Spencer Neff earned third in the 1,000 free in 9:57.91 and rookie Liam Huffman clocked in at 10:05.30 for third, while classmate Nick Smagula finished fifth in 10:22.01. Senior Jake Mortensen clocked in at 1:55.52 in the 200-yard backstroke for second place, then took home third in the 100 back in 53.54 seconds.
In the 100-yard breaststroke, junior Garrett Cottingham finished second in 1:00.18 and earned third in the 200 breast in 2:11.07. Huffman earned a third-place finish in the 500 free in 4:52.54 and Keegan finished third in the 100 fly in 52.76 seconds.
To wrap the afternoon, the 400 free relay of Keegan, sophomore Jordan Sharples, Fitch and Koprivnjak touched the wall in 3:15.78 for second place.
GW continues road action on Saturday, Nov. 2 with a 1 p.m. meet at Drexel.
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