Swimming & Diving



 George Eglesfield
George Eglesfield

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Rangiora, New Zealand

High School:
Rangiora HS

Height:
5-9

Event:
Butterfly

Experience:
1L


04/07/2014

Eglesfield to Compete in New Zealand Open Championship

He was the WAC Conference Champion in the 200 butterfly

03/01/2014

Cowboys Finish Second at WAC Championship

Wyoming set four school records on the final day

02/27/2013

Men's Swimmers And Divers Earn Four First-Team All-MPSF Honors

The Pokes Placed 12 Individuals On The First Or Second Team

02/24/2013

Cowboys Come Close To MPSF Championship Finishing Second, While Cowgirls Finish Third At MW

Hartigan And Kalms Win Conference Championships In The 100-Yard Freestyle

01/18/2013

Cowboy Swimming And Diving Dominates In Three Dual Victories

Wyoming Won Nine Of 13 Events In Tonight's Meet

Freshman: (2012-13): Eglesfield made an instant impact for the Cowboys as a freshman. He was named Second Team All-Mountain Pacific Sports Federation in the 200 butterfly, after placing fifth in the event with a personal-best time of 1:47.93, a mark that ranks sixth in Cowboy swimming history. He recorded a pair of first-places finishes in the 200 butterfly at the Air Force Academy Dual (1:51.38) and duals against Seattle, North Dakota and Air Force (1:54.55). He recorded a personal-best time of 51.39 in the 100 butterfly at the Houston Invite. He made an impressive showing in the 200 butterfly at the Houston Invite with a second-place finish with a time of 1:48.75, as he recorded the top time in the preliminaries.

High School: Eglesfield is another Cowboy from New Zealand, joining UW from Rangiora High School. He had an excellent high school career, as the 2011 New Zealand secondary schools 200-yard freestyle and 200 butterfly champion. He was also the New Zealand 200 butterfly champion in his age group for three-consecutive seasons from 2010 to 2012. He also earned a second-place finish in the 200 fly at the New Zealand Open Championships in 2012. He also earned academic honors all four years of high school.

Personal: Eglesfield was born on March 12, 1994 in Leeds, England. He is the son of David and Louise Eglesfield and has two siblings, Fergus and Imogen. He is majoring in business economics while at Wyoming. He was also recruited by Missouri State, Florida Tech and George Washington.

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