Towson Tops GW Men's Swimming, 199-63
Colonials Led by Koprivnjak on Afternoon
Nov. 9, 2013
WASHINGTON - The George Washington men's swimming team fell to visiting Towson, 199-63, at the Charles E. Smith Center on Saturday afternoon.
Koprivnjak was edged at the wall in the 200-yard butterfly for a second-place finish in 1:52.45, and sophomore Oliver Keegan took fourth in 1:55.02. Koprivnjak then earned second in the 100-yard freestyle with a time of 47.53 seconds, and also finished second in the 100 fly in 52.10 seconds. Keegan took home fourth in the 100 fly in 53.45 seconds.
Junior Garrett Cottingham took home second in the 100-yard breaststroke with a time of 1:00.14 and classmate Adam Rabe finished in fourth place in 1:01.01. Cottingham then finished second in the 200 breast (2:10.77) and Rabe earned fifth (2:16.29).
Senior Jake Mortensen touched the wall in 53.23 seconds for a second-place finish in the 100-yard backstroke as junior Joe Lipworth finished fifth (54.89) and freshman Ryan O'Malley took home sixth (56.63). Mortensen then earned third in the 200 back in 1:55.97 followed by O'Malley in fifth in 2:03.37 and Lipworth in sixth in 2:03.66.
Freshman Bogdan Balteanu clocked in at 22.44 seconds in the 50 free for fourth place. He then finished second (1:57.96) in the 200-yard individual medley and fellow freshman Matt McPherson took home third (2:00.30).
In the 200 free freshman Liam Huffman earned a fourth-place finish in 1:45.18 while classmate Ben Fitch finished in fifth in 2:46.84. Senior Spencer Neff finished fourth in the 1,000 free (9:56.27) and rookie Nick Smagula followed in fifth (10:13.27).
The Colonials closed the meet with second and fourth places in the 400 free relay. Koprivnjak, Rabe, Fitch and Balteanu teamed up for a second-place finish in 3:12.53 while the team of Huffman, Neff, Lipworth and O'Malley finished fourth in 3:20.79.
GW closes 2013 at the Patriot Invitational. The three-day event at nearby George Mason opens on Thursday, Nov. 21.GW closes 2013 at the Patriot Invitational. The three-day event at nearby George Mason opens on Thursday, Nov. 21.
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