The George Washington University: Women's Swimming

Carly Whitmer
Carly  Whitmer

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Scotch Plains, NJ

High School:
Mount Saint Mary Academy

Height:
5-7

Event:
Fly/Free

Major:
International business & finance



02/22/2015

GW Swim and Dive's Oliver Keegan Reaches Podium on Final Day of A-10 Championships

Colonials Set Three School Records on Day Four

02/21/2015

GW Men's Swimming Sets School Record in 400 Medley Relay

Colonials Swimming and Diving Lands Seven in Championship Finals

02/18/2015

GW Swimming and Diving Wrap Day 1 of A-10 Championships

Colonials Compete in Early Relays

02/18/2015

GW Swimming and Diving Wrap Day 1 of A-10 Championships

Colonials Compete in Early Relays

11/23/2014

GW Women's Swimming and Diving Takes Third at Patriot Invite

Reinker, Zebley Pace Colonials on Final Day of Competition


2014-15: Finished the 200-yd fly in a school record and career-best time of 2:02.18 at the 2015 Atlantic 10 Championships, good for ninth place overall (Feb. 21)...Placed eighth overall in the 100-yd fly (55.95) at the A-10 Championships...Swam career-bests in the 200-yd freestyle (1:56.73). 500-yd free (5:03.86) and 100-yd butterfly (55.86) at the Patriot Invitational (Nov. 20-21)... Touched the wall in a personal best time of 54.85 to win the 100-yd free against Drexel (Nov. 1)...Posted a career-fastest mark of 2:15.18 in the 200-yd IM against Howard (Jan. 23)...Named to GW Athletics Department Academic Dean's List...Member of Fall 2014 Atlantic 10 Commissioner's Honor Roll.

2013-14: Had breakout freshman season with Colonials...Snapped GW's 200-yard butterfly record twice - first in the prelims of the Patriot Invitational (Nov. 23) in 2:03.40 and again in the finals when she won the event in 2:02.49...Finished third in the 100 fly at the Patriot Invitational with a career-best time of 56.17 seconds, good for fourth on GW's all-time list...Registered a fastest time of 1:00.64 in the 100-yard backstroke and 24.68 seconds in the 50-yard freestyle at the Patriot Invite...Named to GW Athletics Academic Dean's List...Member of Fall 2013 and Spring 2014 Atlantic 10 Commissioner's Honor Rolls.

High School: Twice named a National Interscholastic Swimming Coaches Association (NISCA) All-American in 2010 and 2011...Member of Star-Ledger All-State Second Team...Three-time All-Skyland Conference and All-Non-Public team honoree from 2010-12...Named to All-Somerset County team for four straight years from 2010-13...Took home the 200-yard medley relay title at the 2011 New Jersey Meet of Champions...Helped squad to 2011 and 2013 Non-Public Parochial B State crowns...Three-time New Jersey Independent Schools Association 100 fly champion...Holds three New Jersey Independent School records in the 200-yard medley relay (1:47.95), 100-yard butterfly (55.03) and 400-yard freestyle relay (3:37.35)...Tabbed Mount Saint Mary Academy 2012-13 Athlete of the Year...Also competed for Westfield YMCA and Plainfield Country Club...Three-time USA Swimming Academic All-American...Member of National Honors Society...Served as Vice President of National Italian Honors Society and National Latin Honors Society...Member of Italian and Latin Clubs...Recipient of Maxima Cum Laude award and Outstanding English III Award.

Personal: Born Carly Christine Whitmer on Jan. 24, 1995 in Summit, NJ...Daughter of Regina and Kevin Whitmer...Has a younger brother, Griffin, and a younger sister, Olivia...Majoring in international business and finance.

CAREER BESTS
50-Yard Freestyle 24.68 Patriot Invitational (11/21/2013)
100-Yard Freestyle 54.85 vs. Drexel (11/12/2014)
200-Yard Freestyle 1:56.73 Patriot Invitational (11/21/2014)
500-Yard Freestyle 5:03.86 Patriot Invitational (11/20/2014))
50-Yard Backstroke 29.29 vs. Georgetown (1/18/2014)
100-Yard Backstroke 55.86 Patriot Invitational (11/21/2014)
100-Yard Butterfly 55.86 Patriot Invitational (11/21/2014)
200-Yard Butterfly 2:02.18 Atlantic 10 Championships (2/21/2015)
200-Yard Individual Medley 2:15.18 vs. Howard (1/23/2015)
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