The George Washington University: Women's Swimming

Mara Debnekoff
Mara  Debnekoff


Rancho Cordova, CA

High School:
Pleasant Grove


Business Economics and Public Policy


GW Women's Swimming and Diving Defeated at Towson

Colonials Wrap 2014 Portion of Season at Patriot Invitational


GW Women's Swimming and Diving Edged by Drexel

Quintet Leads Colonials on Afternoon


Lee Paces GW Women's Swimming & Diving Against Boston University, Bucknell

Senior Tallies Three First-Place Finishes to Lead Colonials


GW Women's Swimming & Diving Dominant on Final Day of Quad-Meet

Senior Janica Lee Wins Two Races to Pace Colonials


GW Women's Swimming & Diving Takes Fifth at Potomac Relays

Colonials Earn Seven Top-Five Finishes in Relay Meet


GW Swimming vs. George Mason (1.26.2013)

Senior Day (1.26.2013)


GW Men's & Women's Swimming vs. Drexel

GW vs. Drexel (11.03.2012) Photos by: James Lang

2014-15: Swam season-best time of 1:06.96 in the 100-yd breaststroke in the preliminary heat of the 2015 Atlantic 10 Championships (Feb. 20)...Touched the wall in a season-fastest 2:27.43 in the 200-yd breast at the Patriot Invitational (Nov. 22)...Swam season-best time of 2:21.49 in the 200-yd IM at the A-10 Championships...Named to GW Athletic's Academic Dean's List...Member of Fall 2014 Atlantic 10 Commissioner's Honor Roll.

2013-14: Swam a season-best time of 1:05.98 in the preliminary heat of the 100-yard breaststroke at the Patriot Invitational (Nov. 21)...Finished 22nd overall at the 2014 Atlantic 10 Championships in the 100 breast with a time of 1:07.03 (Feb. 21)...Took home 24th in the 200 breast at the A-10 Championships with a season-best time of 2:24.80...Also swam a season-fastest time of 2:18.21 in the 200 IM at the A-10 Championships...Named to GW Athletics Academic Dean's List...Member of Fall 2013 and Spring 2014 Atlantic 10 Commissioner's Honor Rolls.

2012-13: Swam a season-best 100-yard breaststroke time of 1:05.65 in the prelims of the Atlantic 10 Championships (Feb. 20) and finished seventh in the B Final, 15th overall, in 1:06.65...Her 100 breast time is good for ninth on GW's top 10 list...Finished the 200 breast in a season-best 2:22.65 in the prelims of the conference championships, ranking seventh on GW's all-time list, and finished 14th in the finals with a time of 2:23.16...Named to GW Athletics Academic Dean's List and Fall 2012 and Spring 2013 Atlantic 10 Commissioner's Honor Rolls.

High School: Earned a spot on the 2012 All-Delta River League team...Named school's MVP in 2009 and 2010...Also a member of associated student body for three years and was senior class vice president...California scholarship foundation member.

Personal: Born Mara Joanne Debnekoff on Dec. 7, 1994...Daughter of Pamela and David Debnekoff...Has one younger sister, Sarah...Intends to major in business or pre-law studies.

50-Yard Freestyle 27.52 American-Catholic-Loyola Quad-Meet (10/10/2014)
50-Yard Breaststroke 31.06 at Magnus Cup Invitational (11/20/2015)
100-Yard Breaststroke 1:05.65 Atlantic 10 Championships (2/20/2013)
200-Yard Breaststroke 2:22.65 Atlantic 10 Championships (2/20/2013)
100-Yard Individual Medley 1:05.37 at Magnus Cup Invitational (11/22/2015)
200-Yard Individual Medley 2:17.70 Atlantic 10 Championships (2/20/2013)
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