GW Women's Swimming Comes From Behind to Defeat Georgetown, 132-129
Colonials Beat Hoyas in Final Relay Event
Jan. 21, 2012
The Colonials went into the final event down by just six points and the Buff and Blue failed to surrender, avenging a 168-104 loss from just one year ago. Sophomores Caroline Myers and Lindsay Moore paced GW with four and three victories, respectively.
“This was a very exciting meet,” said head coach Dan Rhinehart. “I couldn’t be happier or more impressed with how these swimmers stepped up today. They deserved this win.”
Moore, sophomore Rachael Johnston, and freshmen Bianca Valencia and Morgan Zebley opened the meet with a first-place finish in the 400-yard medley relay with a time of 4:05.42. Myers picked up her first victory in the 1,000-yard freestyle in convincing fashion with a time of 10:31.45.
Sophomore Melissa Fernandez won the 200 free in 1:57.77, followed by classmate Taylor Cole in third with a time of 2:01.69.
Sophomore Remy Neville earned a second-place finish in the 100-yard breaststroke with a time of 1:10.46, while
Myers won the 400-yard individual medley in 4:35.60, followed by classmate Emily Kane in fourth with a time of 4:44.79. The 400 free relay of Fernandez, Cole, Zebley and Myers won the event in 3:39.56, and freshman Brittany Liedholm, senior Sameera Al Bitar,
The Colonials travel to George Mason on Saturday, Jan. 28 for its final dual meet of the regular season before heading to the Atlantic 10 Championships in