GW Swimming Welcomes Towson on Saturday Afternoon
Colonials Host Tigers in Smith Center Pool on Saturday at 1 p.m.
Nov. 8, 2013
WASHINGTON – Following a two-week road swing the George Washington men’s and women’s swimming programs return home to host Towson at the Charles E. Smith Center Pool on Saturday at 1 p.m.
The swimming teams, along with GW softball, will be selling baked goods prior to and throughout the meet outside of the entrance to the pool. Brownies and cookies, amongst other treats will be sold from 12:15 p.m. through the end of the meet, and all of the proceeds will benefit the family of strength and conditioning graduate assistant Dan Black, who was injured in a motorcycle accident one week ago.
The Colonials return to their home pool for the first time in three weeks after competing at Drexel last Saturday. The women’s squad fell to the Dragons, 160 - 131, and was led by freshman Lauren Law, sophomore Madison Reinker, junior Morgan Zebley and senior Caroline Myers as they all claimed first-place finishes in individual events. The men’s side fell, 180 - 108, and was paced by junior Goran Koprivnjak with three individual victories on the day.
Towson comes to GW following a two-day meet at George Mason on Fridayand Saturday. The women’s side swept the weekend, defeating Northeastern (270.5 - 82.5), College of Charleston (291 - 62) and George Mason (263 - 90) and the men’s team defeated Charleston (215 - 116) and George Mason (182 - 167). The Tigers saw two swimmers earn weekly conference awards as Kaitlin Burke was named Colonial Athletic Association Women’s Swimmer of the Week after winning the 200-, 500- and 1,650-yard freestyle events, while Matt Lowe was named the CAA Co-Men’s Swimmer of the Week after earning top honors in the 500 and 1,650 free.
Action inside the Charles E. Smith Center Pool is slated for 1 p.m. Fans can follow @GWSwimming on Twitter for live updates throughout the meet.