Women's Swimming & Diving Claims A-10 Gold
Colonials start A-10 Championships with relay win
GENEVA, Ohio - Gemma Atherley, Abigail Fusco, Jackie Torrez and Emily Zhang set program and conference records en route to gold in the 800-yard freestyle relay Wednesday, highlighting a successful opening day at the Atlantic 10 Championships.
GW put together the tremendous start-to-finish effort needed to grab its first gold on the women's side at the conference meet since 2014.
Gemma Atherley broke the program record in the 200 free (1:49.03) with her blazing opening leg. Fusco, Torrez and Zhang made the lead stand up with Zhang touching in 7:15.43, two seconds clear of second-place Richmond.
UP NEXT: The four-day A-10 Championships run through Saturday. Thursday is highlighted by the start of individual swimming events with preliminary races beginning at 10 a.m. and finals at 6:30 p.m. The full schedule is available here.
WATCH THIS: Hear from Head Coach James Winchester, Fusco and Torrez after the opening day of the A-10 Championships.
-- GW Swimming & Diving (@GWSwimDive) February 15, 2018
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