George Washington Sweeps A-10 Swimming & Diving Weekly Awards
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – George Washington sophomore Peter Nachtwey and junior teammate Gemma Atherley claimed Atlantic 10 Men’s and Women’s Swimming and Diving Performer of the Week accolades, respectively, the league announced Tuesday. George Washington freshmen Dylan Arzoni and Andrea Moussier were awarded Men’s and Women’s Rookie of the Week. All four awards are for meets from Nov. 5 – 11.
In the Colonials’ win over Howard on Sunday, Nachtwey, a Chagrin Falls, Ohio, native, broke his own pool record in the three-meter diving event and qualified for the 2019 NCAA Zone Meet with a score of 387.23. He also claimed the top spot in the one-meter dive with a score of 298.35.
Gemma Atherley took home two individual wins on Sunday in the 200-yard individual medley (2:07.71) and the 500-yard freestyle (5:07.70). The Jersey, Channel Islands,