GW Women's Swimming Falls to George Mason in Season Finale
Colonials Drop 179-108 Decision to Patriots on the Road
Jan. 28, 2012
FAIRFAX, Va. - In its final dual meet of the 2011-12 season, the George Washington women's swimming team dropped a 179-108 decision to nearby George Mason on Saturday afternoon at Jim McKay Natatorium.
The Buff and Blue posted 17 top-three finishes throughout the meet, including sweeping the top-three spots in the 200-yard breaststroke.
Johnston earned top honors in the 100 breast when she touched the wall in 1:09.57. Classmate Remy Neville followed in a close third with a time of 1:09.84.
Johnston picked up her second victory of the day when she won the 200 breast in 2:28.49. Neville finished in second with a time of 2:29.39 and sophomore Emily Kane finished third in 2:31.22.
In the 1,000-yard freestyle, sophomore Erica Becker posted a season-best time of 10:50.51 to finish second in the event. Freshman Janica Lee finished second in the 200 free, clocking in at 1:57.74. In the 50 free, Lee finished in 25.01 seconds for a third-place finish.
Moore posted a second-place finish in the 100-yard backstroke with a time of 59.87 seconds, just .21 seconds behind GMU's first-place finisher. She also finished second in the 200 back in 2:09.82, .11 seconds behind the Patriots' top finisher.
Freshman Bianca Valencia and Kane finished second and third, respectively, in the 200-yard butterfly with times of 2:09.98 and 2:14.63. Sloan Saunders finished third in the 100 free with a time of 55.38 seconds.
Zebley finished second in the 100 fly in 58.08 seconds as she was edged by .11 seconds by George Mason's first-place finisher. Valencia followed in a close third with a time of 1:00.01. The 400 free relay team of Sloan Saunders, sophomore Melissa Fernandez, Lee and Zebley touched the wall in 3:39.55 for a second-place finish.
The Colonials return to the pool on Wednesday, Feb. 22 at the Atlantic 10 Championships in Buffalo, N.Y.
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