GW Women's Swimming Snaps 800 Free Relay Record on First Day of A-10s
Colonials Tied for Sixth Through Day 1 of Conference Championships
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
GENEVA, Ohio – 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.
Women's Swim & Dive Wraps Day 1 of Magnus Cup Invite
CLEVELAND - The George Washington women's swimming and diving team saw 12 different Colonials advance to finals on the first of three days at the Magnus Cup ...
Women's Swim & Dive Hosts Richmond on Saturday
WASHINGTON - George Washington women's swimming and diving hosts Atlantic 10 foe Richmond on Saturday at the Charles E. Smith Center Pool to wrap fall...
Swimming and Diving Opens Magnus Cup Invitational on Friday
WASHINGTON - The George Washington men's and women's swimming and diving teams will compete at the annual Magnus Cup Invitational from Friday through Sunday ...
13 GW VARSITY PROGRAMS RECOGNIZED WITH PERFECT GRADUATION SUCCESS RATE
GW student-athletes see graduation success seven percent higher than NCAA average
Colonial of the Week - @GWSwimDive's Miranda Simon
Diver Posts NCAA Zones Qualifying Score
GW Women's Swim and Dive's Simon Posts NCAA Zones Qualifying Score
Colonials Sweep Top Finishes at Home on Saturday
@GWSwimDive Pair Earn CollegeSwimming Weekly Honors
Cronin, Castro Named Conference Swimmers of the Week
GW Women's Swim & Dive's Torrez Named A-10 Co-Rookie of the Week
Freshman Makes Standout Collegiate Debut