GW Women's Swimming Opens Season With Third Place at Potomac Relays
Colonials Paced by 10 Top-Five Finishes
Oct. 4, 2013
WASHINGTON – George Washington women’s swimming opened the 2013-14 season by earning third place at the Potomac Relays at nearby American on Friday.
The Buff and Blue tallied 10 top-five finishes on the day en route to a third-place finish out of eight teams at AU’s Reeves Pool. Making her first collegiate appearance, rookie Lauren Law was a part of four top-five finishing relays, while senior Caroline Myers and junior Janica Lee each helped pace three top-five squads.
Sophomore Lauren Steagall, Law and Lee teamed up for a second-place finish in the 300-yard breaststroke with a time of 3:24.25. The 300-yard butterfly relay of junior Morgan Zebley, Steagall and freshman Carly Whitmer took home second in the 300-yard butterfly relay, clocking in at 2:58.16.
In the 800-yard freestyle relay,the quartet of Myers, sophomore Madison Reinker, Lee and Law finished third in 7:50.11, and the 500 free relay of senior Sydney Saunders, senior Sloan Saunders, Law and Myers touched the wall in 4:43.90 for a third-place finish.
The duo of Myers and Reinker earned third in the 1,000 free relay with a time of 10:26.31. Lee, senior Remy Neville, sophomore Hannah Schaefer and Law finished fourth in the 400-yard medley relay in 4:11.76.
GW returns to action next weekend for a two-day tri-meet with American, Catholic and Loyola.