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2010-11 Men's Swimming and Diving News

June 7, 2011
Keilan Freeman Named to Capital One/CoSIDA Academic All-America First Team
BALTIMORE—UMBC senior swimmer Keilan Freeman (Calgary, Alberta, Canada) has been named to the Capital One/CoSIDA Academic All-America University Division At-Large First Team, the College Sports Information Directors of America announced Tuesday.

May 26, 2011
Four Seniors Earn Awards at Swimming and Diving's End of the Year Banquet
The UMBC men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams announced their team awards at its annual end of the year banquet, held at UMBC’s Skylight Room.

May 19, 2011
Keilan Freeman Awarded MACDA Post-Graduate Scholarship, Named to Capital One/CoSIDA Academic All-District First Team
BALTIMORE—UMBC swimming and diving senior Keilan Freeman (Calgary, Alberta, Canada/Argyll Centre) has earned a pair of prestigious academic honors.

May 12, 2011
Six Named CollegeSwimming.com's Mid-Major All-American Honorable Mention
BALTIMORE—Seniors Eric Jones (Gambrills, Md./Arundel) and Brad Reitz (Ellicott City, Md./Howard), junior Abbey McKenney (Wilmington, Del./Brandywine) and sophomores Pierre De Waal (Pretoria, South Africa/Tuks Sport/Cleveland State), Amy Fay (Haverhill, Mass./Haverhill) and Jennifer Kotonias (Burtonsville, Md./Academy of Holy Cross) have been named to the Mid-Major All-American Honorable Mention list by CollegeSwimming.com, the website announced Monday.

March 16, 2011
Four Retrievers Named to 2011 America East Swimming and Diving All-Academic Team
CAMBRIDGE, Mass.—Four members of the UMBC Swimming and Diving team, seniors Keilan Freeman (Calgary, Alberta, Canada/Argyll Centre) and Phillip Novotny (Fairfield, Conn./Fairfield Warde) and sophomores Andrew Eckhoff (Chelmsford, Mass./Chelmsford) and Tara Morrissette (Somersworth, N.H./Saint Thomas Aquinas), have been named to the 2011 America East Swimming and Diving All-Academic Team.

March 14, 2011
Former Swimming and Diving Standout Brad Green Named Assistant Coach and Assistant Aquatics Director
BALTIMORE—Former UMBC swimming and diving standout Brad Green has been named assistant aquatics director and assistant coach for the Retrievers, head coach Chad Cradock announced today.

February 20, 2011
Three UMBC Swimming and Diving Records Highlight Day Four Prelims at the 2011 America East Championships
BOYDS, Md.—The UMBC men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams broke three school records and qualified 21 for championship finals on Day Four prelims at the 2011 America East Championships at the Germantown Indoor Swim Center Sunday morning.

February 20, 2011
Men Win Eighth Straight, Women Reclaim America East Swimming and Diving Championship
BOYDS, Md.—The UMBC men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams have captured the 2011 America East Championships, with the men winning their eighth straight America East crown, while the women have won their third conference crown since joining the AEC.

February 19, 2011
Swimming and Diving Qualifies 26 for Championship Finals on Day Three Prelims of 2011 America East Championships
BOYDS, Md.—26 members of the UMBC Swimming and Diving team qualified for the finals of Day Three of the 2011 America East Championships Saturday morning at the Germantown Indoor Swim Center.

February 19, 2011
Men's and Women's Swimming and Diving Takes Lead on Day Three at 2011 America East Championship
BOYDS, Md.—The UMBC men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams overtook the lead on Day Three of the 2011 America East Championships Saturday evening at the Germantown Indoor Swim Center.

February 18, 2011
Five Golds, Three UMBC Swimming and Diving Records Highlight Day Two Finals of 2011 America East Championships
BOYDS, Md.—The UMBC men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams both sit in second place after winning five golds on Day Two of the 2011 America East Championships Friday evening.

February 18, 2011
Reitz, Kotonias Break School Records at America East Swimming and Diving Championships Day Two Prelims
BOYDS, Md.—Senior Brad Reitz (Ellicott City, Md./Howard) and sophomore Jennifer Kotonias (Burtonsville, Md./Academy of Holy Cross) each broke the school record in the men’s and women’s 200-yard individual medley, respectively, as the UMBC men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams concluded action in Day Two Prelims at the 2011 America East Championships at the Germantown Indoor Swim Center.

February 17, 2011
Four School Records Highlight Day One of 2011 America East Swimming and Diving Championships
BOYDS, Md.—The UMBC men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams broke four school records as the 2011 America East Championships opened competition at the Germantown Indoor Swim Center Thursday.

February 16, 2011
Men Look to Defend, Women to Reclaim Crowns at America East Swimming and Diving Championships This Weekend
BALTIMORE—The UMBC men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams travel to Boyds, Md. this weekend for the 2011 America East Championships at the Germantown Indoor Swim Center.

February 12, 2011
Husson, Powlen Post UMBC Swimming and Diving All-Time Top 10 Times at Day Two of the Terrapin Invitational
COLLEGE PARK, Md.—The UMBC men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams completed action at the Terrapin Invitational Saturday, posting two more UMBC All-Time Top 10 Times.

February 11, 2011
Donovan, Husson Reach UMBC All-Time Top Times at Day One of Terrapin Invitational
COLLEGE PARK, Md.—Two UMBC all-time top 10 times and numerous career-best times by the UMBC swimming and diving team highlighted Day One of the Terrapin Invitational on Friday.

February 8, 2011
Swimming and Diving Standout Eric Jones Voted UMBC Athlete of the Month for January
BALTIMORE—Senior Eric Jones of the men’s swimming and diving team was named UMBC Athlete of the Month for January 2011 in a poll of fans conducted from Feb. 1-7.

February 1, 2011
De Waal, Eckhoff, McKenney Earn America East Swimming and Diving Weekly Awards
CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--UMBC Swimming and Diving junior Abbey McKenney (Wilmington, Del./Brandywine) and sophomores Pierre De Waal (Pretoria, South Africa/Tuks Sport/Cleveland State) and Andrew Eckhoff (Chelmsford, Mass./Chelmsford) have been named America East Female Swimmer and conference Male Swimmer and Diver of the Week, respectively, the conference announced Tuesday.

January 25, 2011
Seniors Shinholser and Jones Earn America East Swimming and Diving Weekly Awards
CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--Seniors Amanda Shinholser (Burtonsville, Md./Springbrook) and Eric Jones (Gambrills, Md./Arundel) have been named America East Female Diver and Male Swimmer of the Week, respectively, the conference announced Tuesday.

January 22, 2011
Retriever Swimming and Diving Sweeps Marist on Senior and Alumni Day
BALTIMORE—The UMBC men's and women's swimming and diving teams won 27 out of 32 events on Senior and Alumni Day as they defeated Marist in their final home meet of the season Saturday. The men (7-1) won 161-117, while the women (5-3) defeated the Red Foxes, 166-123.

January 21, 2011
Swimming and Diving Hosts Marist Saturday for Alumni and Senior Day
BALTIMORE--The UMBC men's and women's swimming and diving teams will compete for the final time at the UMBC Natatorium this season Saturday, as they host Marist at noon on Alumni and Senior Day.

January 11, 2011
Eric Jones Named America East Male Swimmer of the Week for the Third Time This Season
CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--Senior Eric Jones (Gambrills, Md./Arundel) has been named America East Male Swimmer of the Week for the third time this season, the conference announced Tuesday.

January 8, 2011
Swimming and Diving Sweeps Drexel, Howard Saturday
PHILADELPHIA, Pa.—The UMBC men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams swept Drexel and Howard Saturday, winning all 28 swimming events.

December 29, 2010
Check out Pictures from Swimming and Diving's Holiday Training Trip in Florida at the UMBC Dawg Blog
BALTIMORE--For the second consecutive year, the UMBC Dawg Blog will host pictures and video from UMBC Swimming and Diving's annual holiday training trip to Florida.

December 8, 2010
Swimming and Diving Standout Johan Rohtla Named UMBC Athlete of the Month for November
BALTIMORE—Freshman Johan Rohtla of the men’s swimming and diving team was named UMBC Athlete of the Month for November 2010 in a poll of fans conducted from Dec. 1-7.

November 21, 2010
Swimming and Diving Successfully Defends Patriot Invitational Titles
FAIRFAX, Va.--The UMBC men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams successfully defended their Patriot Invitational titles Sunday, breaking two school records and earning four gold medals in the process.

November 20, 2010
Swimming and Diving Takes Control of Patriot Invitational on Day Two, Breaks Three School Records
FAIRFAX, Va.--The UMBC men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams are in first place going into the final day of the Patriot Invitational after a big Saturday that included three school records and five gold medals.

November 19, 2010
Swimming and Diving Finishes Day One of Patriot Invitational
FAIRFAX, Va.—The UMBC men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams completed day one of the 2010 Patriot Invitational Friday in Fairfax, Va.

November 18, 2010
Swimming and Diving Look to Defend Patriot Invitational Crowns This Weekend
BALTIMORE—The UMBC men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams travel to Fairfax, Va., this weekend looking to defend their Patriot Invitational titles.

November 16, 2010
Reitz Named America East Male Swimmer of the Week
CAMBRIDGE, Mass.—UMBC men’s swimming and diving senior Brad Reitz (Ellicott City, Md./Howard) has been named America East Male Swimmer of the Week for the week ending Nov. 14, as announced by the conference Tuesday.

November 13, 2010
Men's Swimming and Diving Sweeps Local Rivals Maryland and Towson
COLLEGE PARK, Md.—The UMBC men’s swimming and diving team swept local rivals Maryland and Towson, Saturday afternoon, while the women’s side was downed by both the Terps and the Tigers.

November 2, 2010
De Waal, Eckhoff, Sippel Win America East Swimming and Diving Weekly Awards
CAMBRIDGE, Mass.—Following their big wins over America East foe Boston University Saturday, the UMBC men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams were rewarded with three out of the four conference weekly awards Tuesday.

October 30, 2010
Swimming and Diving Wins 19 Events; Sweeps America East Rival Boston University
BALTIMORE—The UMBC men’s and women’s swimming and diving programs swept America East rivals Boston University Saturday at the UMBC Natatorium on the back of 22 team season-best times and 19 event wins.

October 29, 2010
Swimming and Diving Hosts America East Rival Boston University Saturday
BALTIMORE—UMBC and Boston University, the premier America East swimming and diving programs, will face off in a first-ever dual meet at the UMBC Natatorium Saturday at 1 p.m.

October 26, 2010
Johan Rohtla Named America East Male Swimmer of the Week
CAMBRIDGE, Mass.—Freshman Johan Rohtla (Tallinn, Estonia/Tallinn Secondary Science) has been named the America East Male Swimmer of the Week for the week ending Oct. 24, as announced by the conference Tuesday.

October 22, 2010
Swimming and Diving Falls to Navy Friday Afternoon
ANNAPOLIS, Md.—The UMBC men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams fell to Navy Friday afternoon, with the Navy men winning 158-131, while the women won 161-131. Both Retrievers fall to 1-1 on the season.

October 19, 2010
Eric Jones Named America East Male Swimmer of the Week for Second Week in a Row
CAMBRIDGE, Mass.—UMBC men’s swimming and diving senior Eric Jones (Gambrills, Md./Arundel) has been named America East Male Swimmer of the Week for the second consecutive week, as announced by the conference Tuesday.

October 16, 2010
Swimming and Diving Sweeps Rider to Open Dual Meet Season
BALTIMORE—The women’s 200-yard medley relay team of junior Kathryn Moorby (Cape May, N.J./Lower Cape May Regional), freshman Talor Tadena (Orangevale, Calif./Bella Vista), senior Sarah Ryan (Rockville Centre, N.Y./Oceanside) and sophomore Abbey McKenney (Wilmington, Del./Brandywine) broke the UMBC Natatorium record in a time of 1:46.70 as UMBC men’s and women’s swimming and diving team defeated Rider Saturday.

October 15, 2010
Swimming and Diving vs. Rider Saturday to be Broadcast Live on UMBCRetrievers.tv
BALTIMORE—For the first time in UMBCRetrievers.tv history, the UMBC men’s and women’s swimming and diving will have one of their meets broadcast live, as the Retrievers take on Rider Saturday at 2 p.m. at the UMBC Natatorium.

October 12, 2010
Three Retrievers Earn America East Swimming and Diving Weekly Awards
CAMBRIDGE, Mass.—Seniors Amanda Shinholser (Burtonsville, Md./Springbrook) and sophomore Andrew Eckhoff (Chelmsford, Mass./Chelmsford) have been named America East Female and Male Divers of the Week, while senior Eric Jones (Gambrills, Md./Arundel) has been named Male Swimmer of the Week, as announced by the conference Tuesday.

October 8, 2010
Swimming and Diving Wins 30 Events in Season-Opening Meet Against Bucknell
BALTIMORE—The UMBC men’s and women’s swimming and diving team opened its 2010-11 season with a non-scored meet against Bucknell, winning 30 out of the 44 events at the UMBC Natatorium Friday evening.

October 6, 2010
Men's Swimming and Diving Picked to Win Eighth Straight America East Championship, Women Picked Second
CAMBRIDGE, Mass.—The UMBC men’s swimming and diving team was been picked to win its eighth consecutive America East Championship in the 2010 America East Preseason Swimming and Diving Poll, while the women have been picked to finish second.

August 24, 2010
Swimming and Diving Announces Captains, 2010-11 Schedule
BALTIMORE—UMBC swimming and diving seniors Keilan Freeman (Calgary, Alberta, Canada/Argyll Centre), Rebecca Godwin (Catonsville, Md./Notre Dame Prep), Eric Jones (Gambrills, Md./Arundel), Sarah Ryan (Rockville Centre, N.Y./Oceanside), Amanda Shinholser (Burtonsville, Md./Springbrook) and junior John Mendenhall (Cherry Hill, N.J./Cherry Hill East) have been named captains for the 2010-11 season, head coach Chad Cradock announced today.

July 22, 2010
Chad Cradock Honored as a 2010 UMBC Outstanding Alumnus of the Year
BALTIMORE—UMBC head swimming and diving coach and director of aquatics Chad Cradock has been chosen by the UMBC Alumni Association as the 2010 Outstanding Alumnus of the Year in Social and Behavioral Sciences.

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