GW Women's Swimming Snaps 800 Free Relay Record on First Day of A-10s

Sophomore Madison Reinker swam the final leg of the school record-setting 800 free relay on Wednesday.

Feb. 19, 2014

WHO: GW Women’s Swimming
WHAT: 2014 Atlantic 10 Swimming & Diving Championships | Championship Central | Schedule of Events
WHERE: SPIRE Institute – Geneva, Ohio | Directions | Tickets
WHEN: Wednesday, Feb. 19 – Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014
HOW TO FOLLOW: @GWSwimming on Twitter & Instagram | Watch Live | Live Results | Meet Mobile App | GW Swimming on Facebook 

Day 1 Results

– The 800-yard freestyle relay team snapped the school record by 4.52 seconds to pace the George Washington women’s swimming team on the first day of the 2014 Atlantic 10 Swimming and Diving Championships at the SPIRE Institute on Wednesday evening.

Through two swimming events, GW is tied with St. Bonaventure in sixth place with 50 points.



Setting the tone for the remainder of the week, the relay team of rookie Lauren Law, senior Caroline Myers, sophomore Kally Vanderbilt and classmate Madison Reinker snapped the GW mark with a new time of 7:27.67, erasing the previous time of 7:32.59 that was set at last season’s league meet. The squad took home eighth place.

In the 200-yard medley relay, the team of senior Lindsay Moore, juniors Janica Lee and Morgan Zebley and senior Sydney Saunders finished in fifth place with a time of 1:44.18, just .04 seconds shy of the school record.

Overall, Richmond sits in first place with 80 points, A-10 newcomer George Mason is in second with 60 points, Fordham and Rhode Island are tied for third with 58 points and Duquesne sits in fifth 56 points. Following GW is La Salle in eighth (44), Massachusetts in ninth (34) and Saint Louis in 10th (32).

The Colonials return to the pool on Thursday morning with the preliminary heats of the 500 free, 200 IM and 50 free.

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