Dec. 1, 2012
NORFOLK, Va. – The George Washington women’s swimming team fell to host Old Dominion, 198-84, and dropped a 204-79 decision to Rutgers to close out the 2012 portion of its season inside the Monarchs’ J.C. “Scrap” Chandler Pool on Saturday afternoon.
The Colonials will take a one-month break until Jan. 2013 when GW will head to Kingston, R.I., for the Rhode Island Invitational.
A top finisher for the Buff and Blue, junior Caroline Myers took home second in the 500-yard freestyle with a time of 5:04.54. She also earned fourth in the 200-yard backstroke in 2:10.95. In the 200-yard individual medley, sophomore Janica Lee earned third in 2:09.90, followed in fourth by freshman Riley LeBlanc in 2:13.28, junior Emily Kane in fifth in 2:18.11 and junior Remy Neville in sixth in 2:18.28.
The 200-yard medley relay team, made up of junior Lindsay Moore, Lee and Morgan Zebley and junior Sloan Saunders, finished fourth with a time of 1:51.47. Lee earned a third-place finish in the 200-yard breaststroke in 2:25.54.
Myers finished fifth in the 200-yard freestyle in 1:56.54 and classmate Melissa Fernandez followed in seventh with a time of 1:58.34. Moore took home fifth in the 100-yard backstroke in 1:02.07.
Sloan Saunders, Sydney Saunders and Zebley took home fourth through sixth in the 50-yard freestyle. Sloan Saunders touched the wall in 24.85 seconds, followed by Sydney Saunders in 25.31 and Zebley in 25.46. Sloan Saunders also earned a fourth-place finish in the 100-yard freestyle with a time of 53.85 seconds.
The Colonials return to the pool on Friday, Jan. 11, 2013 at the two-day Rhode Island Invitational where GW will compete against Atlantic 10 foes La Salle, Massachusetts and host URI.