Alumni Join in Celebrating 2014-15 Achievements
Reinker, Zebley Pace Colonials on Final Day of Competition
Colonials Wrap 2014 Portion of Season at Patriot Invitational
Quintet Leads Colonials on Afternoon
Rookies and Sophomore Lead Colonials Against Retrievers
2014-15: Set personal best times in the 100-yd butterfly (57.96) and 200-yd fly (2:07.23) at the 2015 Atlantic 10 Championships (Feb. 20-21)...Time in the 200-yd fly good for seventh on GW's all-time list...Posted season-fastest times in the 50-yd freestyle (25.82) and the 100-yd backstroke (1:02.09) at the Patriot Invitational (Nov. 20-21)...Finished in a season-best 56.17 in the 100-yd free against UMBC (Oct. 25)...Swam a season-fastest 2:18.68 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: Swam a career-best time of 25.44 seconds in the 50-yard freestyle twice - at the Patriot Invitational (Nov. 21) and the 2014 Atlantic 10 Championships (Feb. 19)...Touched the wall in a career-fastest time of 1:01.44 in the prelims of the 100-yard backstroke at the A-10 Championships...Recorded a season-best time of 58.84 seconds in the prelims of the 100-yard butterfly at the A-10 Championships...Set a season-fastest time in the 100 free (56.27) at the Patriot Invite and a season-best mark of 2:18.36 in the 200 IM at the American-Catholic-Loyola quad meet...Named to GW Athletics Academic Dean's List...Member of Fall 2013 and Spring 2014 Atlantic 10 Commissioner's Honor Rolls.
2012-13: Did not compete during 2012-13 season due to injury...Named to GW Athletics Academic Dean's List and Spring 2013 Atlantic 10 Commissioner's Honor Rolls.
2011-12: Set career-best times at the Patriot Invitational (Nov. 17) in the 50-yard freestyle (25.78 seconds), the 100-yard butterfly (58.0 seconds) and the 200-yard individual medley (2:16.63)...Against Drexel (Nov. 5) set a career-best in the 200-butterfly with a time of 2:08.84...Won the 200 fly at the Catholic-American tri-meet (Oct. 15)...Swam third leg of first-place finishing 400-yard medley relay to help defeat Georgetown (Jan. 21)...Named to GW Department of Athletics and Recreation Academic Dean's List...Named to Fall 2011 and Spring 2012
High School: Two-time GHCHS swimming MVP...Won 100-yard butterfly at CIF City Championship as a freshman and senior...Holds city record in 100-yard butterfly...Also claimed championship honors in 50-yard freestyle in 2011...Finished second at city championships in 200-yard individual medley three-straight years...Placed in top-10 in three events at Southern California Swimming Junior Olympics her sophomore and junior seasons...2010 California-Nevada Sectionals Long Course Qualifier in 200-yard freestyle, 100- and 200-yard butterfly, 100-yard backstroke and 200-yard individual medley events...Earned 2011 Kristine Quance Award...Also swam for Combined Competitive Aquatics Swim Team...Four-year honor roll student...Won Advanced Placement Award...Named Valedictorian of graduating class with 4.3 GPA.
Personal: Born Bianca Nichole Adeva Valencia on June 22, 1993...Daughter of Maria and Julian Valencia, Jr....Majoring in criminal justice.
|50-Yard Freestyle||25.44||Patriot Invitational (11/21/2013) & Atlantic 10 Championships (2/19/2014)|
|100-Yard Freestyle||55.86||vs. Drexel (11/5/2011)|
|100-Yard Backstroke||1:01.44||Atlantic 10 Championships (2/19/2014)|
|100-Yard Butterfly||57.96||Atlantic 10 Championships (2/20/2015)|
|200-Yard Butterfly||2:07.23||Atlantic 10 Championships (2/21/2015)|
|200-Yard Individual Medley||2:16.63||Patriot Invitational (11/17/2011)|
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