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Cho, Baker Named A-10 Swimming & Diving Performers of the Week

By Atlantic 10 Conference

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NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – George Washington junior Andrew Cho and Massachusetts senior Ansley Baker were named Atlantic 10 Men’s and Women’s Swimming and Diving Performers of the Week, respectively, the league announced Tuesday. George Washington freshman Dylan Arzoni and Duquesne freshman Adrienne White were named Men’s and Women’s Rookies of the Week. All four awards are for meets from Oct. 8-14.

 

Cho led GW in back-to-back meets at Penn State and Pittsburgh. On Friday at Penn State, he won the 200-yard backstroke with a time of 1:50.02, claimed fourth in the 100-yard backstroke with a time of 50.70, and participated in both the 400-yard freestyle relay and the 200-yard medley relay. On Saturday at Pittsburgh, Cho won the 100-yard backstroke with a time of 49.98, claimed second in the 200-yard backstroke with a time of 1:50.15, and swam in the 200-yard freestyle and medley relays.

 

Baker broke two Rogers Pool records in Massachusetts’ home opener on Friday. She set a record in the 50-yard freestyle with a time of 23.63 against Army before winning the event again the following evening against Fairfield. She also set a pool record in the 100-yard freestyle with a time of 50.94 on Friday and picked up a win in both the 100-yard breaststroke and the 100-yard freestyle against Fairfield.

 

Arzoni put together a series of strong swims against Penn State and Pittsburgh leading the Colonials in all three of his individual events on Friday. He claimed second in the 100-yard freestyle with a time of 46.04, third in the 100-yard butterfly with a time of 51.25, and fifth in the 200-yard freestyle with a time of 1:42.76. On Saturday, Arzoni was fifth in the 500-yard freestyle (4:47.13), and sixth in the 200-yard butterfly (1:55.64) along with swimming in the 200-yard freestyle and medley relays.

 

White won the 3-meter dive with a score of 252.43 to help Duquesne earn a 156-144 victory over Youngstown State on Saturday. She also added a second-place mark of 234.98 in the 1-meter dive, scoring a total of 13 points on the day for the Dukes.

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