FAIRFAX, Virginia, February 2. IN their last dual meet of the regular season, George Mason University's swimming & diving teams both defeated Georgetown Friday afternoon at the Aquatic & Fitness Center. The men's team won by a score of 139.5-95.5, while the women's squad posted a 112-95.5 victory.
On the men's side, the Patriots placed first in eight of the 16 events, including a win by Tom Koucheravy in the 200-yard IM who edged his teammate, Eric Knight, in a time of 1:59.37, just .04 seconds faster than Knight. Ten events later, Knight went on to claim the 200 free individual title with a time of 1:47.57. Ryan David won two events for the Patriots as he placed first in the 100 breast (1:01.53), as well as the 100 free (48.64).
For the women, Mason finished first in nine of the events Friday evening. Brooke Crowther won the first event for the Patriots (200 IM) in a time of 2:11.99. Caitlin Impink won two events against the Hoyas, including a 53.74 showing in the 100 free and then posted a time of 2:14.35 in the 200 fly. Crowther captured another individual title as she edged Suzie Waller of Georgetown with a time of 2:12.89, which was two seconds faster than Waller's time. There was only one diving event during the competition and that was the 1-meter. Mason's Colleen Flack won on the women's side with a score of 273.51, while Ryan Metzker won it for the Patriots on the men's side (283.12).
The Patriots have completed their regular season and will return to competition at the CAA Championships, which will be held at the Aquatic & Fitness Center on Mason's campus (Feb. 14-17).