GW Swimming's Liam Huffman Tabbed A-10 Rookie of the Week
Huffman Tallied Two Victories, Six Top-Five Performances at Weekend Invite
Jan. 14, 2014
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – After recording two top finishes at the Rhode Island Invitational this weekend to open 2014 action, George Washington freshman Liam Huffman has been named the Atlantic 10 Men’s Swimming Rookie of the Week, the league announced on Tuesday.
Huffman won an individual event and was part of a winning relay, in addition to securing four other top-five finishes, as he helped GW to a second-place finish at the annual invitational. He is the first Colonial to receive the conference’s Rookie of the Week nod since Garrett Cottingham in Oct. 2011.
The Riverside, Mo., product won the 1,000-yard freestyle in a season-best time of 9:49.56 and swam the second leg of the first-place finishing 400 free relay that clocked in at 3:11.09. Huffman also took home second place in the 500 free in 4:44.84 and finished fourth in the 200 free with a time of 1:46.81. The rookie swam the third leg of the 200 free relay (1:31.29) that earned third place and swam the final leg of the fourth-place finishing 400 medley relay (3:38.27).
Huffman and GW return to competition for the squad’s home finale and Senior Day meet when the Colonials welcome Georgetown to the Smith Center Pool on Saturday, Jan. 18 at 1 p.m.
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