Swimming & Diving to Host Davidson

Nov. 2, 2017

George Washington swimming and diving is back at Charles E. Smith Center Pool on Saturday, hosting Atlantic 10 foe Davidson at 10 a.m.

LAST TIME OUT: The Colonials had last weekend off on the heels of their sweep of Boston College on Oct. 21. The men set a pair of diving records en route to their 185-115 win over the Eagles. They have won both of their dual meets so far this season. The women took 15 of 16 events in their 181-119 victory. They are 3-1 so far.

Peter Nachtwey was honored as A-10 Rookie of the Week for a second time following his record-setting 3-meter diving performance in the win, while Emily Zhang took CollegeSwimming.com A-10 Women’s Swimmer of the Week honors after winning five individual races against Boston College and Marshall that weekend.

SCOUTING DAVIDSON: Davidson is coming off a home split against Georgetown last Saturday. The men won, 176-123, with the women falling 172-120.

The Wildcats finished fifth on the women’s side at last season’s A-10 Championships, one spot ahead of GW. The men placed eighth out of eight teams at the conference meet.

COMING UP: GW heads to Cleveland State’s Magnus Cup from Nov. 17-19. The three-day meet is the final competition of the fall for the men’s team. The women wrap up Dec. 2 with a home meet against Richmond.

WATCH & LEARN: Head Coach James Winchester, Hannah Kopydlowski and Alexander Auster preview Saturday’s meet.



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