Colonials Show Strong Improvement in Coach Winchester's First Season
Colonials Set Three School Records on Day Four
12 Colonials Set Personal Records
12 Colonials Set Personal Records
Quintet Leads Colonials on Afternoon
2015-16: Finished ninth in the 1,650-yard freestyle with a time of 17:12.98 at the 2016 Atlantic 10 Championships (Feb. 21)...Competed as a consolation finalist in the 500-yard freestyle at the A-10 Championships, finishing 16th overall with a time of 5:00.58...Swam a season-best with the time of 1:56.15 at the Magnus Cup Invitational (Nov. 21)...Posted a career best in the 1,000-yard freestyle with a time of 10:41.53 vs. Towson (Nov. 7)... Named to the GW Athletics Academic Dean's List.
2014-15: Set personal-best times in the 200-yd freestyle (1:56.33), 500-yd free (4:58.78) and 1,650-yd free (13.13.86) at the 2015 Atlantic 10 Championships (Feb. 19-20)...Time in the 500-yd free good for 14th overall at the A-10 Championships while time in 1,650-yd free was good for 13th...Swam career-fastest time of 10:42.79 in the 1,000-yd free against George Mason (Jan. 31)...Posted season-fastest times in the 100-yd backstroke (1:03.47) and 200-yd back (2:11.34) at the Patriot Invitational (Nov. 21-22)...Named to GW Athletics Department Dean's List.
2013-14: Finished the prelims of the 200-yard backstroke at the 2014 Atlantic 10 Championships (Feb. 21) with a season-best time of 2:04.95...Clocked in with a season-best time of 2:08.63 in the 200 IM prelims at the A-10 Championships...Swam a career-best time of 59.47 seconds in the prelims of the 100 back at the Patriot Invitational (Nov. 22) and took home 21st in the finals in 59.93 seconds...Recorded season-best times in the 50 back (28.03) and the 200-yard butterfly (2:09.82) at the Patriot Invite...Named to Spring 2014 Atlantic 10 Commissioner's Honor Roll.
2012-13: Named Atlantic 10 Rookie of the Week (Oct. 16) after winning the 100- and 200-yard backstroke events at the American-Catholic tri-meet (Oct. 13)...Finished 13th at the A-10 Championships (Feb. 20) in the 200 back with a season-best time of 2:04.28, good for third on GW's all-time list...Swam season-fastest times in the 200-yard freestyle (1:58.00), the 50 back (28.51) and the 100 back (1:00.30) at the Patriot Invitational (Nov. 15)...Touched the wall in 2:06.37 in the 200-yard butterfly at the league meet to rank third on GW's all-time list...Ranks fifth on GW's all-time list in the 200-yard individual medley with a time of 2:07.90, set at the conference championships...Finished third in the 200-yard butterfly in 2:13.70 against Georgetown (Jan. 19).
High School: Two-year team captain at Atlantic Coast High School...Qualified for state championship meet all four years...Member of National Honors Society and National Arts Honors Society...Member of Rays of Hope, Latin Club, Fashion Club, Big Brothers Big Sisters and Bran Brawl...Served on Student Government for two years...Also competed for the Bolles Sharks.
Personal: Born Hannah Paige Schaefer on May 20, 1994 in Jacksonville, FL...Daughter of Vicki and William Schaefer...Has three brothers, Logan, Ethan and Eli, and one sister, Ali...Intends to major in biology at GW.
|200-Yard Freestyle||1:56.15||Magnus Cup Invitational (11/21/2015)|
|500-Yard Freestyle||4:58.78||Atlantic 10 Championships (2/19/2015)|
|1000-Yard Freestyle||10:41.53||vs. Towson (11/7/2015)||1650-Yard Freestyle||17:12.98||Atlantic 10 Championships (2/20/2016)|
|50-Yard Backstroke||28.03||Patriot Invitational (11/21/2013)|
|100-Yard Backstroke||59.47||Patriot Invitational (11/21/2013)|
|200-Yard Backstroke||2:04.28||Atlantic 10 Championships (2/20/2013)|
|200-Yard Butterfly||2:06.37||Atlantic 10 Championships (2/20/2013)|
|200-Yard Individual Medley||2:07.90||Atlantic 10 Championships (2/20/2013)|
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