Myers Wins Gold on Final Day of A-10 Championships
Senior Earns Top Spot in 1,650 Free to Lead Colonials
Feb. 23, 2014
GENEVA, Ohio – Senior Caroline Myers earned gold in the 1,650-yard freestyle to lead the George Washington women’s swimming team on the final day of the 2014 Atlantic 10 Swimming and Diving Championships at the SPIRE Institute on Saturday evening.
After earning silver in the 1,650 free during her freshman and sophomore seasons, Myers took home top honors with a career-best time of 16:35.61 to claim her first-ever gold medal at the league championships. One of two teams competing without a diving program, the Colonials finished eighth overall with 253.5 points during the four-day meet.
Sophomore Madison Reinker finished sixth in the 1,650 free in 16:52.27. In the B Final of the 100 free, senior Sloan Saunders finished third, good for 11th place overall, with a time of 51.87 seconds. Senior Remy Neville finished third in the B Final of the 200-yard breaststroke, 11th overall, in 2:20.79 and junior Janica Lee earned fifth in the B Final, 13th overall, in 2:21.21.
Richmond won the team title with 645.5 points, followed by Fordham (493) in second, Massachusetts (467) in third, George Mason (436) in fourth, Duquesne (371.5) in fifth, La Salle (318) in sixth and Rhode Island (287) in seventh. St. Bonaventure (213) finished in ninth place and Saint Louis (152.5) rounded out the pack in 10th.
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