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