GW Men's Swimming Records Season-Best Performances at Patriot Invite
Colonials Wrap Up Three-Day Meet on Saturday
Nov. 17, 2012
FAIRFAX, Va. – The George Washington men’s swimming team remains in sixth place out of eight teams with a combined score of 240.5 points following Day 2 of the 13th annual Patriot Invitational at George Mason’s Jim McKay Natatorium.
The preliminary heats of each event at the three-day meet are scheduled to begin at 10 a.m., followed by finals at 6 p.m. The Colonials are competing in the eight-team field against the host Patriots, district rivals American and Howard, as well as Seton Hall, UMBC, UNC Wilmington and NCAA Division II Shippensburg.
The Colonials opened the afternoon with ninth- and 11th- place finishes in the 200-yard medley relay. The team of junior Jake Mortensen, sophomore Garrett Cottingham, freshman Oliver Keegan and sophomore Sean Rhinehart touched the wall in 1:35.73, and the squad of sophomores Joe Lipworth and Adam Rabe and seniors Phillip Graeter and Luke Quimby finished in 1:38.27.
Sharples earned a third-place finish in the 200-yard freestyle with a season-best time of 1:41.17, and Glenesk took home ninth place in 1:43.68.
In the 100-yard breaststroke, Cottingham finished in seventh in 58.62 seconds, and Graeter took home fifth in the 400-yard individual medley with a season-best time of 4:04.41. Mortensen earned fourth in the 100-yard backstroke with a season-best time of 52.06 seconds.
Hokfelt Drops Record at NCAA Swimming & Diving Championships
George Washington's Gustav Hokfelt broke his own Atlantic 10 and program record in the 100-yard backstroke Friday at the NCAA Swimming and Diving...
Hokfelt Begins NCAA Swimming & Diving Championships
George Washington’s Gustav Hokfelt made his debut at the NCAA Swimming & Diving Championships on Thursday by finishing 51st in the 50-yard freestyle....
Immediately following one of the most important swims of his life, Gustav Hokfelt knew he'd accomplished his goal.
Swimming & Diving Lands Five on A-10 All-Academic Teams
George Washington swimming and diving was well represented on the Atlantic 10 All-Academic Teams, released Monday.
Colonial of the Week Presented by Capgemini: Max Forstenhaeusler & Emily Zhang
Max Forstenhaeusler and Emily Zhang headlined an impressive performance for George Washington swimming and diving last week at the CSCAA National...
Men's Swimming & Diving Finishes Runner-Up at CSCAA National Invitational
George Washington men’s swimming and diving showcased its capability on the national stage, finishing runner-up at the CSCAA National Invitational...
Men's Swimming & Diving Holds Lead at CSCAA National Invitational
George Washington men’s swimming and diving claimed its first gold medal of the CSCAA National Invitational Championship on Friday night with a win in ...
Men’s Swimming & Diving Leads at CSCAA National Invitational
George Washington men’s swimming and diving picked up a bronze medal in the 200-yard freestyle relay Thursday, highlighting a strong opening day at the...