Fusco's runner-up finish highlights opening day
Colonials head to FIU Fall Classic on Friday
Show Celebrates a Year of Excellence in GW Athletics
Simon Lands All-Academic Nod
Colonials continue to move up the conference in successful season
2016-17: Atlantic 10 Second Team All-Conference...Swam opening leg of school record-setting 400 free relay, taking second at the A-10 Championships in 3:23.08...Posted career-best time of 50.64 in the opening 100 free leg of that relay...Swam third leg of bronze medal 800 free relay to take third at the A-10 Championships...Took fourth in the 100 butterfly in a career-best time of 55.60 at the A-10 Championships...Also laced fourth in the 100 backstroke, clocking in at 55.29 for a personal best at the A-10 Championships...Placed fifth in the 50 free at the A-10 Championships with a career-best time of 23.43...Swam opening leg of GW's fifth-place 200 free relay squad, helping to set a program record in 1:33.66 at the A-10 Championships...Helped set a GW record in the 400 medley relay as the first leg, finishing ninth in 3:48.22.
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...Majoring in Sport, Event and Hospitality Management at GW.
|50-Yard Freestyle||23.43||at Atlantic 10 Championships (2/16/2017)|
|100-Yard Freestyle||50.64||Atlantic 10 Championships (2/19/2017)|
|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||55.29||at Atlantic 10 Championships (2/17/2017)|
|200-Yard Backstroke||2:05.65||Patriot Invitational (11/22/2014)|
|200-Yard Individual Medley||2:16.73||vs. Howard (1/23/2015)||100-Yard Individual Medley||58.74||at Queens QU GW UNCA DAV (9/30/2016)||100-Yard Butterfly||55.60||Atlantic 10 Championships (2/17/2017)|
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