GW Swimming to Host Georgetown Saturday in Final Home Meet
Colonials to Recognize 2011-12 Seniors in Home Finale
Jan. 20, 2012
WASHINGTON – The George Washington men’s and women’s swimming teams will host district rival Georgetown on Saturday in their final home meet of the regular season. The Colonials will honor their three seniors – Sameera Al Bitar, Carolyn Mehrtens and Marshall Seedorff – prior to the 11 a.m. meet.
GW is coming off its first meet in over a month at the Rhode Island Invitational with fellow Atlantic 10 foes La Salle and
Junior Niklas Glenesk paced the Colonials by claiming top honors in the 200-, 500- and 1,000-yard freestyle events to help GW to a second-place finish. For his efforts the
Sophomore Caroline Myers led the Colonials’ women’s squad by recording three first-place finishes as well. Myers won the 500 free and the 1,000 free, in addition to the 400-yard individual medley. She was also a member of the third-place finishing 400 free relay and fourth-place finishing 200 free relay.
Fans that attend Saturday’s senior day meet will receive Buff and Blue pompoms and will have the opportunity to take their picture with GW’s George mascot.