GW swimming and diving defeated Georgetown on Saturday afternoon at the Albert G. McCarthy Pool, extending its winning streak against the Hoyas to six since the 2015-16 season with 133 points for the men’s team and 143 points for the women’s team compared to Georgetown’s 108. for the men’s team and 92 points for the women’s team.
The Colonials won the first seven straight of the 26-event meet, outscoring the Hoyas in 20 total, led by a perfect 13-for-13 record for the women’s team. GW continued its record-setting crusade with five Georgetown pool records in its second dual meet win of 2023 as they look to continue their success after losing four meetings last year.
Here is a summary of the meeting of the two programs:
The men’s team broke a pair of records in the 400-yard medley relay and the 100-yard backstroke in the leg of the 400-yard relay to start the meet. Junior Karol Mlynarczyk set the 100-yard backstroke record with a time of 48.12 and later joined sophomore Bode Ringenbach, redshirt junior Djurdje Matic and junior Dylan Koo to secure the first place in the 400-yard medley relay with a time of 3:20.68.
The Colonials closed out the top three 100-yard free times, where sophomore Philip Moldovanu won the race in 9:32.66, senior Brendan Conley took second in 9:46.96 and senior Zach Hu took third in 9 :47.33.
In the 200-yard freestyle, graduate student Marek Osina led the way for GW to sweep the podium for his second consecutive event with a time of 1:42.97, followed by freshman Daniel Nagy in second with 1:43.24 and senior Oscar Madsen. third place with 1:45.19.
Nagy earned back-to-back first-place finishes with a time of 1:51.07 in the 200-yard butterfly.
Graduate student Ryan Patterson, freshman Ganesh Sivaramakrishnan and Mlynarczyk earned a third podium finish in the 200-yard backstroke event. Patterson led the pack with a time of 1:50.82, knocking two seconds off her time last weekend, marking a season best. Mlynarczyk took second in 1:52.43, and Sivaramakrishnan secured third in 1:54.23.
Graduate students Mikhail Lyubavskiy and Moldovanu took second and first in the 500-yard freestyle, respectively.
Senior Tyler Kawakami, Koo, Matic and Sivaramakrishnan won the 400-yard freestyle in the final event of the meet with a time of 3:06.37.
Graduate student Grace Olivardia, sophomore Barbara Schaal, sophomore Ava DeAngelis and junior Marlee Rickert started the meet with a first-place finish in the 400-yard medley relay with a winning 3:52.30 a win to start the meeting.
The Colonials posted the top three results in the 1000-yard freestyle, where freshman Ava Topolewski topped the podium with a 10:14.57 for her second win in the event in two meets. Sophomores Molly Smyers and Taylor Bernosky followed with second-place finishes (10:22.45) and third-place finishes (10:29.48), respectively.
Freshman Phoebe Wright won two of her individual meets, setting a pool record in the 200-yard backstroke by more than six seconds with a time of 2:01.90 and edging teammate Siena Senn in the 200-yard freestyle in 1:53.16 to take first. place
Sophomore Julia Knox took first in the 400-yard individual medley, breaking the group record by eight seconds with a time of 4:23.88.
Freshman Olivia Paquette took first in the three-meter diving, setting a pool record with 301.88 points, followed by sophomore Dara Reyblat and senior Jamie Doak finishing second with 248 .03 and the third place with 244.43. dLife is measured from 1 to 10 by a jury that then multiplies the scores.
The Hoyas could only hold on for third place in the one-meter diving, where senior Emelie Ginovker took third place with 222.75 points.
Doak won the one-meter jump with 258.30 points, followed by Paquette, who won second place with 256.80 points.
Schaal won two individual races with a first-place, 24.73 time in the 50-yard freestyle and first-place finish in the 100-yard freestyle, followed by senior Becca Brown, who earned second place in the 50-yard freestyle with a time of 24.89. .
Smyers took first in the 200-yard butterfly, and Topolewski took second with a time of 2:05.17.
Topolewski led the competition in another first-place time for GW, finishing in the 500-yard freestyle in 4:59.84, just .33 seconds ahead of Knox, who was second in 5:00.17.
DeAngelis scored a first-place finish in the 200-yard breaststroke with a time of 2:20.77.
The meet ended with a first-place performance by GW in the 400-yard freestyle relay, where Rickert, Wright, Olivardia and Brown posted a time of 3:32.57.
The Colonials will return to the Cavalier Invite in Charlottesville, Va. on Feb. 3, where they hope to continue their winning streak to earn a strong berth in the NCAA Championships.
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