Swimming teams finish third, Fortuny places first

Alvaro Fortuny continued his dominance by winning the 100-yard breaststroke (:58.44) in Saturday’s tri-meet with Massachusetts and the University of Maryland-Baltimore County; but the GW men’s and women’s swimming teams finished behind their two opponents.

Fortuny finished second in the 200-yard breaststroke event. Other strong finishes for GW included Jeremy Hoders’ first-place finish in the one-meter diving event (253.45). Senior Lynne McCormick won the women’s one-meter diving (237.70) for GW while junior Nell Friar won the 100-yard breaststroke (1:07.09). Ruth Dubyel won the 100-yard butterfly for the Colonials. Both teams will compete against George Mason at the Smith Center Saturday afternoon.

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