GW Women's Swimming Falls, 134-113, at UMBC

Sophomore Janica Lee

Oct. 26, 2013

BALTIMORE, Md. - George Washington women's swimming was edged, 134-113, at nearby UMBC on Saturday afternoon at the UMBC Aquatic Complex. 

Sophomore Madison Reinker won two individual events to lead the Colonials on the afternoon, while senior Caroline Myers won a race and earned second place in two events.

Reinker opened the meet with a win in the 1,000-yard freestyle with a time of 10:45.73 and classmate Emma Gaquin followed in third in 10:55.75. Reinker then won the 500 free with a time of 5:12.73.

Myers took home top honors in the 200-yard backstroke in 2:09.27 and earned second in the 200 free in 1:55.66, just .07 seconds shy of first place. Reinker followed in third in the 200 free in 1:59.07. 

Junior Janica Lee finished second in the 200-yard breaststroke (1:07.50), in addition to second in the 200 breast (2:26.13). Rookie Lauren Law touched the wall in 2:11.25 for second in the 200-yard butterfly and she also finished second in the 200-yard individual medley in 2:12.13.

In the 100 free senior Sydney Saunders finished second in 53.41 seconds and took home third in the 50 free in 24.95 seconds. Junior Morgan Zebley earned second in the 100 fly 59.23 seconds.



The Colonials wrapped the meet with a second-place finish in the 400 free relay as the team of seniors Sloan Saunders and Melissa Fernandez, Myers and Sydney Saunders clocked in at 3:38.36.

GW returns to the pool in one week on Nov. 2 with a 1p.m. meet at Drexel.

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