Swimming & Diving
Georgetown Swimming and Diving Breaks 13 School Records at BIG EAST Championship
Sophomore standout Goran Bistric broke a total of four school records over the four-day BIG EAST Championship.

Sophomore standout Goran Bistric broke a total of four school records over the four-day BIG EAST Championship.

Feb. 18, 2007

Washington, D.C. - The Georgetown swimming and diving program broke three school records on the final day of competition at the BIG EAST Championship held at the Nassau Aquatic Center in East Meadow, N.Y. on Saturday night. The women finished 10th of 12 teams while the men placed 11th of 12. The two school records broken on the final day of competition totals 13 school records broken over the four-day championship. Notre Dame took the women's competition while West Virginia placed first on the men's side.

For the men, sophomore standout Goran Bistric (Saugus, Calif./William S. Hart) broke his own record in the 200 yard backstroke with a time of 1:51.91, enough for a 14th seed going into the consolation finals for the evening session. Bistric's previous record was 1:52.41 set in 2006.

On the women's side, junior Claire Nugent (Westport, Conn./The Hopkins School) broke the school record in the 200 butterfly to take 20th place in the event with a time of 2:08.54. Senior Laura Sytnyk (Nutley, N.J./Mount St. Dominic) previously held the record with a time of 2:08.72 set in 2006.

The quartet of junior Caitlin Colling (Monson, Mass./Monson) and freshmen Emma Porteus (Centerville, Mass./Barnstable), Laura Stark (Martinsville, N.J./Barnstable)and Lindsay Vickroy (Wayne, Pa./Conestoga)also set the school record in the 400 freestyle relay with a time 4:33.58.

This concludes the 2006-07 swimming and diving season.



Georgetown Records Broken at 2007 BIG EAST Championship

Goran Bistric (100 butterfly, 100 backstroke, 200 backstroke)
Daniel Robinson (400 individual medley)
David Ballinger, Goran Bistric, Wes Going, Brian Koh (400 medley relay)

Laura Alito (50 freestyle, 100 butterfly)
Claire Nugent (200 butterfly)
Laura Stark (200 individual medley)
Laura Alito, Tori Maffey, Emma Porteus, Laura Stark (400 medley relay)
Laura Alito, Caitlin Colling, Emma Porteus, Lindsay Vickroy (200 freestyle relay)
Caitlin Colling, Emma Porteus, Laura Stark, Lindsay Vickroy (800 freestyle relay, 400 freestyle relay)

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