GW Men's Swimming Earns Sixth at Patriot Invitational
Colonials Travel to Old Dominion on Saturday, Dec. 1
Nov. 17, 2012
FAIRFAX, Va. – The George Washington men’s swimming team closed the 13th annual Patriot Invitational with a sixth-place finish out of eight teams with a combined score of 352.5 points at George Mason’s Jim McKay Natatorium on Saturday.
UNC Wilmington took home top honors from the three-day event with a total of 844.5 points. Host George Mason finished second with 812 points and UMBC finished in third with 681.5 points. Seton Hall (fourth, 415 points) and District rival American (fifth, 407 points) finished just ahead of the Colonials, and NCAA Division II Shippensburg (seventh, 271.5 points) and Howard (eighth, 54 points) wrapped up the field.
Sophomore Garrett Cottingham posted one of GW’s top performances of the evening with a third-place finish in the 200-yard breaststroke with a time of 2:07.46. In the 200-yard butterfly freshman Oliver Keegan took home third place with a time of 1:51.90 and sophomore Sean Rhinehart followed in fifth in 1:54.66.
Senior Phillip Graeter earned fifth in the 200-yard backstroke with a time of 1:51.13, and junior Jake Mortensen won the consolation final in 1:52.61, besting his preliminary heat time by more than three seconds.
The Colonials return to dual-meet action at Old Dominion on Saturday, Dec. 1. Action is slated for 2 p.m.
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