Colonials Wrap 2014 Portion of Season at Patriot Invitational
Quintet Leads Colonials on Afternoon
Senior Tallies Three First-Place Finishes to Lead Colonials
Senior Janica Lee Wins Two Races to Pace Colonials
Colonials Earn Seven Top-Five Finishes in Relay Meet
2015-16: Competed in three events at the 2016 Atlantic 10 Championships (Feb. 21)...Swam season-best time of 31.06 in the 50-yard breaststroke and at the Magnus Cup Invitational (Nov. 20)... Member of Fall 2015 Atlantic 10 Commissioner's Honor Roll...Named to the GW Athletics Academic Dean's List.
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)|
|100-Yard Freestyle||59.61||vs. William & Mary (1/9/2016)|
|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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