The George Washington University: Women's Swimming

Abigail Fusco
Abigail  Fusco

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
South Glastonbury, CT

High School:
Glastonbury

Event:
Back/Free

Major:
Business administration



04/29/2016

GW Swimming & Diving Announces 2016-17 Captains

Four Student-Athletes to Lead Colonials Next Season

02/20/2016

GW Women's Swim & Dive Continues Record-Setting Ways

Steagall Sets Individual Record on Friday

02/18/2016

GW Women's Swim & Dive Sets Two More Records

Colonials Continue Strong Start to A-10 Championships

02/17/2016

GW Women's Swim & Dive Sets Program Record on Wednesday

Colonials Wrap Day 1 of A-10 Championships

01/16/2016

Zhang, Castro Lead GW Women's Swimming and Diving on Saturday

Colonials Honor Seven Seniors in Home Finale

2016-17 Team Captain

2015-16: Swam the second leg of school record-setting 800-yard freestyle relay that clocked in at 7:25.51 for third place at the 2016 Atlantic 10 Championships (Feb. 21)...Finished fifth as the first leg in the 200-yard freestyle relay with a school-record breaking time of 1:33.82 at the A-10 Championships... Also swam the first leg of the 400-yard medley relay that clocked in a time of 3:48.49 ... Recorded career-best times in the 200-yard backstroke (56.08) and the 50-yard freestyle (23.60) at the A-10 Championships... Swam season-fastest times in the 100-yard freestyle (52.28) and the 50-yard backstroke (26.62) at the Magnus Cup Invitational (Nov. 22).

2014-15: Swam season-fastest times in the 200-yd freestyle (1:53.35), the 500-yd free (4:57.56), the 100-yd backstroke (57.85) and the 200-yd back (2:05.65) at the Patriot Invitational (Nov. 21)...Career bests in the 500-yd free and 100-yd back are good for sixth and seventh, respectively, on GW's all-time list...Posted a season-best time of 26.25 in the 50-yd free at the Loyola Quad meet (Oct. 10)...Touched the wall in a season-best time of 56.93 in the 100-yd free at the Rhode Island Invitational (Jan. 10)...Recorded a season-fastest time in the 200-yd IM (2:16.73) against Howard (Jan. 23).

High School: Four-time team MVP and senior captain at Glastonbury...Four-time all-state and All-Central Connecticut Conference selection...Tabbed Hartford All-Courant selection all four years...Qualified for 2011 Southern Zone Sectional Championships...Competed at 2013 Winter Junior National meet...Also competed for Cougar Aquatic Team and Mandell Sharks Team...Recipient of Glastonbury Hartwell Award for leadership...Worked with Special Olympics Swim Team for three years...Member of all-academic team and honor roll.

Personal: Born Abigail Halle Fusco on April 24, 1996 in Hartford, CT...Daughter of Martine and AJ Fusco...Has an older brother, AJ III...Father played basketball for fellow A-10 member Duquesne...Intends to major in event and hospitality management at GW.

CAREER BESTS
50-Yard Freestyle 23.60 at Atlantic 10 Championships (2/20/2016)
100-Yard Freestyle 52.28 Magnus Cup Invitational (11/22/2015)
200-Yard Freestyle 1:52.90 Patriot Invitational (11/20/2014)
500-Yard Freestyle 4:57.56 Patriot Invitational (11/20/2014)
50-Yard Backstroke 26.62 at Magnus Cup Invitational (11/20/2015)
100-Yard Backstroke 56.08 at Atlantic 10 Championships (2/20/2016)
200-Yard Backstroke 2:05.65 Patriot Invitational (11/22/2014)
200-Yard Individual Medley 2:16.73 vs. Howard (1/23/2015)
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