The George Washington University: Women's Swimming

Two GW Records Broken in Day 1 of A-10 Championships

Freshman Isabel Tawney was a member of the team that broke the 1999 team record in the 200-yard relay.
 
Freshman Isabel Tawney was a member of the team that broke the 1999 team record in the 200-yard relay.
 

Feb. 19, 2009

BUFFALO, NY - In day 1 of the 2009 Atlantic 10 Swimming and Diving Championships, The George Washington University men's and women's swimming teams started and finished with a pair of team records.

The women's 200-yard medley relay, finished seventh with a time of 1:45.05. The team of Isabel Tawney, Ariana Berdini, Jessica Miga, and Paola Leor finished almost a full second faster than the 1999 record of 1:45.93.

The men's 800-yard freestyle relay team of David Zenk, Davin Harding, Stephen Cosme and Konrad Kopczynski finished fourth with a time of 6:48.60. Zenk, the lead of swimmer, provided excitement for GW when he began the relay with an official time of 1:38.71, breaking the team record of 1:39.12, set in 2001.

The women's 800-yard relay team of Paola Leor, Katrina Timlin, Sarah Richards and Emily Leik finished tenth with a time of 7:50.08.

The men's 200-yard medley of Cascade Tuholske, Tom Pullen, Davin Harding and Daniel Seifert finished with a time of 1:34.97 for eighth place.

 

 

Day two started at 10:30 a.m. with prelims at the Flickinger Athletics Center in Buffalo, NY, with the finals at 6:30 p.m.

Women's Scores after Day 1:
1) UMASS 107
2) Fordham 99
3) Richmond 74
4) Saint Louis 72
5) La Salle 68
6) Duquesne 62
7) St. Bonaventure 59
8) Rhode Island 56
9) Xavier 56
10) GW 38

Men's Scores after Day 1:
1) Xavier 69
2) UMass 66
3) Duquesne 58
4) La Salle 57
5) Fordham 56
6) Saint Louis 52
6) GW 52
8) St. Bonaventure 40

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