GW Women's Swimming In Ninth After Day One of A-10 Championships
Colonials Totaled 42 Points After Just Two Events
Feb. 22, 2012
The Colonials posted season-best times in both the 200-yard medley and 800-yard freestyle relays, as they finished seventh and ninth, respectively.
“We swam great times today and I’m really happy with the performances,” said head coach Dan Rhinehart. “If we keep pushing and working hard we will definitely continue to swim will.”
GW kicked off the day’s events with the 200 medley relay, landing seventh place with a season-best time of 1:45.44. Sophomore Lindsay Moore, freshmen Janica Lee and Morgan Zebley and sophomore Sloan Saunders picked up 24 points for the Colonials with the finish.
In the 800 free relay, sophomores Caroline Myers, Melissa Fernandez, Saunders and Lee clocked in at 7:35.14 for a seventh-place finish. The squad’s time was just under 10 seconds faster than its previous season-best time.
The Colonials return to the pool on Thursday morning for preliminary trials at 10:30 a.m., followed by the finals at 6:30 p.m. Fans can follow along with all Atlantic 10 Championship action by visiting the Atlantic 10 Championship Central Page to find information on tickets, directions and a visitor’s guide, as well as links to the schedule of events, live video and live stats.
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