Swimming teams defeat Duquesne

Both the GW men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams came away with convincing wins at Duquesne Saturday.

The women’s team placed first in every event in a 156-78 blowout. The Colonial women swept the first three positions in the 200-yard individual medley. Dena Hoffman (2:11.73) placed first for GW, with teammates Kristen Janeczek (2:15.99) and Connie Shelton (2:16.29) following in second and third place respectively.

The GW women also won both relay events. The Colonial women’s 200-yard freestyle relay (1:42.65) and the 400-yard medley relay (4:05.34) teams both placed first.

GW’s Larissa Ettore captured first in the diving competition with a score of 177.65.

The men’s team was equally impressive, placing first in 10 of 12 events in a 151-82 rout of Duquesne. The 50-yard freestyle and one-meter diving were the only events in which GW did not place first.

GW’s Tim Champney placed first in three events, including helping the 400-yard medley relay team finish first in 3:36.68.

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