Tawney, Leor First in Three Events For Women's Swimming Against UConn
Jan. 30, 2009
WASHINGTON, DC - George Washington claimed the first victory of the meet against the University of Connecticut in the 200-yard medley relay, 1:49.93.
Freshman Isabel Tawney, who was in the first leg of the winning relay, also won the 50-yard backstroke (1:00.84). She was also a member of the victorious 200-yard freestyle relay team (1:40.41).
The women's swimming team was defeated by UConn, 172-119.
Sophomore Paola Leor also swam on the 200-yard medley and freestyle relay teams as the last leg. She earned first place in the 200-yard IM with a time of 2:13.72.
Senior Jessica Miga was victorious in the 50-yard butterfly, swimming a time of 27.34 for the Colonials.
Senior standout swimmer David Zenk led the men's team with three victories against the UConn in the pool Friday at the Smith Center, 167-120.
Zenk won the 200-yard freestyle race with a final time of 1:42.99, three full seconds ahead of the second-place finisher from UConn. He also was first in the 100-yard backstroke (51.70) and the 200-yard IM (1:54.46).
Freshman Marshall Seedorff came in first place in the 50-yard freestyle, at 21.98, while graduate student Dan Seifert was victorious in the 100-yard freestyle (48.11) and as a member of the 200-yard freestyle relay (1:28.54).
The GW men's and women's swimming and diving teams host their last home meet Sunday, Feb. 1, with diving starting at 11:00 a.m. and swimming at 1:00 p.m. Seniors Tom Pullen, David Zenk, Ariana Berdini, Lauren Fuchs, Luciana Maggiolo, Jessica Miga and Laura Myers will be recognized at this meet.