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June 13, 2013
Incoming Freshman Swimmer Andrew McKissick Wins Great Chesapeake Bay Swim
BALTIMORE – Incoming UMBC freshman swimmer Andrew McKissick (Ellicott City, Md./Mount St. Joseph’s) won the 2013 Great Chesapeake Bay Swim (GCBS), Sunday afternoon near Annapolis.

June 6, 2013
Eckhoff and Hussein Receive Recognition in 2012-13 College Swimming and Diving Awards
BALTIMORE – UMBC senior diver Andrew Eckhoff (Chelmsford, Mass./Chelmsford) and junior swimmer Mohamed Hussein (Cairo, Egypt/Victory College) received recognition in the 2012-13 College Swimming Awards, the publication announced on Wednesday.

April 25, 2013
Eckhoff Named America East Winter Scholar-Athlete for Second-Straight Year
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – UMBC senior diver Andrew Eckhoff (Chelmsford, Mass./Chelmsford) has been named an America East Winter Scholar-Athlete for the second-straight year, the conference office announced on Thursday afternoon. He is the lone repeat Scholar-Athlete from the Winter 2011-12 squad.

March 30, 2013
Hussein Finishes Competition at NCAA Championships with Another School Record
INDIANAPOLIS – Having already broken his career-bests and school records in the 200 IM and 200 freestyle, UMBC junior Mohamed Hussein (Cairo, Egypt/Victory College) concluded the NCAA Championships by resetting his mark in the 200 backstroke, Saturday morning at the IU Natatorium.

March 29, 2013
Another Record Falls as Hussein Places 37th in 200 Free at NCAA Championships
INDIANAPOLIS – UMBC junior Mohamed Hussein (Cairo, Egypt/Victory College) reset another one of his school records and finished 37th overall while competing in the 200-yd freestyle, Friday afternoon on Day Two of the NCAA Swimming and Diving Championships at the IU Natatorium.

March 28, 2013
Hussein Finishes 17th in 200 IM with New School Record Time
ANAPOLIS – UMBC junior Mohamed Hussein (Cairo, Egypt/Victory College) finished 17th in the prelims for the 200 IM, just missing out on tonight’s consolation finals, with a new school record time of 1:44.44, Thursday afternoon at the NCAA Championships at IU Natatorium.

March 27, 2013
Hussein Heads to Indy for NCAA Swimming and Diving Championships Which Begin on Thursday
BALTIMORE – UMBC junior Mohamed Hussein (Cairo, Egypt/Victory College) heads to Indianapolis as the first Retriever male swimmer to qualify for the NCAA Swimming and Diving Championships, when the national meet starts on Thursday, Mar. 28 at IU Natatorium on the campus of Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI).

March 16, 2013
Bean Places 22nd in Women’s 1-Meter, Eckhoff Takes 24th in Men’s 3-Meter on Day Two of NCAA Zone “A” Diving
CHRISTIANSBURG, Va. – UMBC sophomore Katie Bean (Mechanicsville, Va./Atlee) finished 22nd in the women’s 1-meter competition and senior Andrew Eckhoff (Chelmsford, Mass./Chelmsford) placed 24th in the men’s 3-meter event, on Day Two of the NCAA Zone “A” Diving Meet at the Christiansburg Aquatic Center.

March 15, 2013
Eckhoff Places 23rd in 1-meter, Bean and Darelius Finish Top-30 in 3-meter at NCAA Zone “A” Diving Meet
CHRISTIANSBURG, Va. – UMBC senior diver Andrew Eckhoff (Chelmsford, Mass./Chelmsford) placed 23rd in the men’s 1-meter diving competition, while sophomore Katie Bean (Mechanicsville, Va./Atlee) and freshman Corinna Darelius (Rye, N.Y./Rye) both finished in the top-30 for the women’s 3-meter event, Friday at the Christiansburg Aquatic Center on Day One of the NCAA Zone “A” Diving meet.

March 14, 2013
Seven Retrievers Named to America East Swimming and Diving All-Academic Team
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Seven members of the UMBC swimming and diving teams, four men and three women, were named to the America East All-Academic Team, the conference office announced on Monday evening. The seven athletes are the most for any school in the conference.

March 13, 2013
Hussein Qualifies for NCAA Swimming and Diving Championships; Third Retriever Ever to Reach National Meet
INDIANAPOLIS – UMBC junior swimmer Mohamed Hussein (Cairo, Egypt/Victory College) has qualified for the 2013 NCAA Swimming and Diving Championships, becoming the third Retriever to ever reach the national meet, the NCAA announced on Wednesday afternoon.

March 12, 2013
Two Pairs of Divers Head to Virginia Tech for NCAA Zone “A” Diving Meet
BALTIMORE – Senior captain Andrew Eckhoff (Chelmsford, Mass./Chelmsford) and sophomore Ryan Green (Ellicott City, Md./Centennial) of the UMBC men’s swimming and diving team, as well as sophomore Katie Bean (Mechanicsville, Va./Atlee) and freshman Corinna Darelius (Rye, N.Y./Rye) of the women’s squad will head to Christiansburg, Va. for the 2013 NCAA Zone “A” Diving meet.

March 3, 2013
Barron and Hussein Victorious on Second Day of ECAC Championships
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – UMBC senior Claire Barron (Lowestoft, England/Benjamin Britten/New Orleans) won the 100-yd. breaststroke and junior Mohamed Hussein (Cairo, Egypt/Victory College) won the 200-yd. freestyle as the Retrievers competed on the second day of the ECAC Championships, Saturday at Blodgett Pool at Harvard University.

March 3, 2013
Men’s 400 Free Relay Sets Record, Achieves “B” Cut; Hussein Also Breaks School Marks in 200 Back, 100 and 50 Free
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – The 400 free relay team of junior Mohamed Hussein (Cairo, Egypt/Victory College), sophomore Lauri Kaei (Harjumaa, Estonia/Tallinn Secondary Science), senior Pierre De Waal (Pretoria, South Africa/Tuks Sport/Cleveland State), and junior Evan Carey (Grand Island, N.Y./Grand Island) bested the field and the UMBC school record, as well as ECAC meet record, and achieved an NCAA “B” cut, Sunday evening at the ECAC Championships at Blodgett Pool at Harvard University.

March 1, 2013
Hussein Breaks More Records at ECAC Championships in Attempt to Make NCAA Meet
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – UMBC junior Mohamed Hussein (Cairo, Egypt/Victory College) broke the ECAC meet, Harvard pool, and UMBC school record, en route to winning the 200-yd. IM, Friday at Blodgett Pool at the ECAC Championships.

February 20, 2013
Hussein Named Division I National Swimmer of the Week
SOMERS, Wis. – After earning the Most Outstanding Male Swimmer Award for the second straight year at the America East Championships, junior Mohamed Hussein (Cairo, Egypt/Victory College) has been named the Counsilman-Hunsaker National Collegiate Division I Swimmer-of-the-Week by CollegeSwimming.com, the website announced on Tuesday night.

February 19, 2013
Swimming and Diving Teams Earn First-Ever National Rankings by CollegeSwimming.com
SOMERS, Wis. – Both the UMBC men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams are ranked in the Endless Pools/CollegeSwimming.com Top-25 for the first time in school history, the website announced on Tuesday afternoon.

February 17, 2013
Back on Top: Men’s Swimming and Diving Claims America East Title; Women Finish Second Behind New Hampshire
ORONO, Maine – The UMBC men’s swimming and diving team claimed its ninth America East title since joining the conference in 2003-04, and 15th total conference championship, Sunday evening at the Stanley M. Wallace Pool at the University of Maine.

February 16, 2013
Men Hold Lead, Women Trail UNH by 1.5 Points Heading to Final Day of America East Championships
ORONO, Maine – UMBC senior Andrew Eckhoff (Chelmsford, Mass./Chelmsford) completed his sweep of the diving events by winning the 3-meter competition and juniors Klara Pavelkova (Prague Czech Republic, Gymnasium Pripotocni) and Talor Tadena (Orangevale, Calif./Bella Vista) each reset school record during victories on Day Three of the America East Championships, Saturday at the Stanley M. Wallace Pool.

February 15, 2013
Records Continue to Fall as Men Hold Lead, Women in Second After Day Two of America East Championships
ORONO, Maine – UMBC junior Mohamed Hussein (Cairo, Egypt/Victory College) broke his own school and conference records by almost two seconds in the 200-yd. IM as the UMBC swimming and diving teams competed on the second day of the America East Championships at the Stanley M. Wallace Pool.

February 14, 2013
Relays and Divers Give UMBC First Day Leads at America East Swimming and Diving Championships
ORONO, Maine – The UMBC men’s 800 free relay and women’s 200 medley relay teams each set pool records as the UMBC men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams each took leads on the first day of the America East Championships at the Stanley M. Wallace Pool.

February 13, 2013
Swimming and Diving Looking to Reclaim Titles in Maine at America East Championships
BALTIMORE – The UMBC swimming and diving teams head to Orono, Maine this weekend for the America East Championships looking to reclaim their spot atop the conference standings after falling just short a year ago in Boston.

January 29, 2013
Swimming and Diving Takes All Four Weekly Conference Awards for Second Time in Three Weeks
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – The UMBC swimming and diving team swept all four of the America East Performer of the Week awards for the second time in three weeks, the conference office announced on Tuesday afternoon.

January 26, 2013
Men’s Swimming and Diving Caps Undefeated Season with Win over ECU; Women Fall to Pirates
BALTIMORE – The UMBC men’s swimming and diving team finished off its second-ever undefeated dual meet season, besting East Carolina 168-132, Saturday afternoon at UMBC Aquatic Complex.

January 25, 2013
Swimming and Diving Set to Welcome East Carolina for Alumni/Senior Day
BALTIMORE – The UMBC swimming and diving team closes out its 2012-13 dual meet season when the Retriever welcome East Carolina to the UMBC Aquatic Complex.

January 22, 2013
DeWaal and Eckhoff Sweep Conference Weekly Men’s Swimming and Diving Honors
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – UMBC seniors Pierre De Waal (Pretoria, South Africa/Tuks Sport/Cleveland State) and Andrew Eckhoff (Chelmsford, Mass./Chelmsford) have swept the America East weekly men’s swimming and diving awards, the conference office announced on Tuesday afternoon.

January 19, 2013
Team Effort Leads Swimming and Diving to Sweep of Local Rival Loyola
BALTIMORE – The UMBC swimming and diving team won 28 of the 32 events, including all four relays for the fourth time this season, as the Retrievers swept local rival Loyola, Saturday afternoon at the Mangione Pool.

January 18, 2013
Retrievers Head Across Town on Saturday to Face Greyhounds
BALTIMORE – Coming off of last week’s double win over Old Dominion at home, the UMBC swimming and diving team gets right back to competition as the Retrievers make the short trip to Loyola on Saturday.

January 15, 2013
Retrievers Sweep Weekly Conference Swimming and Diving Awards
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Following an impressive sweep of Old Dominion this past weekend at the UMBC Aquatic Complex, the Retrievers swept the weekly America East swimming and diving awards, the conference office announced on Tuesday afternoon.

January 12, 2013
Swimming and Diving Cruises to Sweep of Old Dominion
BALTIMORE – Six different Retrievers won multiple events and the women’s squad swept the relay competitions as the UMBC swimming and diving teams downed Old Dominion, Saturday afternoon at the UMBC Aquatic Complex.

January 11, 2013
Swimming and Diving Hosts Old Dominion on Saturday to Begin 2013
BALTIMORE – The UMBC swimming and diving team opens the second half of its schedule this Saturday when the Retrievers host Old Dominion at the UMBC Aquatic Complex, beginning at 1 p.m. All of the action can be seen live on UMBCRetrievers.tv with multiple camera angles and live commentary provided.

January 7, 2013
Three More Retrievers Divers Qualify for NCAA Zones while in Florida
CORAL SPRINGS, Fla. – Three UMBC divers – sophomores Ryan Green (Ellicott City, Md./Centennial) and Katie Bean (Mechnicsville, Va./Atlee) and freshman Corinna Darelius (Rye, N.Y./Rye) – qualified for the NCAA Zones diving meet while competing against West Virginia on the team’s trip to Florida over winter break.

January 4, 2013
Swimming and Diving Completes Weeklong Training Trip in South Florida
BALTIMORE – Over winter break, the UMBC swimming and diving team completed a weeklong training trip to South Florida.

December 3, 2012
UMBC Announces Under Armour as Official Outfitter of Retriever Athletics
BALTIMORE - UMBC Athletics today announced that Under Armour, Inc., the Baltimore-based leader in athletic performance apparel, footwear, and accessories will be the official outfitter of Retriever Athletics through 2018.

November 20, 2012
Swimming and Diving Earns Three Weekly Conference Awards Following Patriot Invite
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Following top-five finishes at the Patriot Invitational this past weekend, the UMBC swimming and diving teams won three America East weekly awards, the conference office announced on Tuesday afternoon.

November 17, 2012
Men Finish in Third, Women in Fifth at Patriot Invitational
FAIRFAX, Va. – The UMBC swimming and diving teams completed the first half of their 2012-13 schedules with the third and final day of the Patriot Invitational, Saturday at George Mason. The men’s team finished the invitational in third place with 681.5 points while the women placed fifth overall with 430 points.

November 16, 2012
Multiple Retrievers on the Medal Stand on Second Day of Patriot Invitational
FAIRFAX, Va. – Seven different Retrievers earned individual medals as the UMBC swimming and diving teams competed on second day of the Patriot Invitational, Friday at George Mason.

November 14, 2012
Swimming and Diving Travels to Northern Virginia Looking to Continue Success at Patriot Invitational
BALTIMORE – Coming off of short rest from last weekend’s meet with Howard, the UMBC swimming and diving teams head to George Mason looking to claim another pair of titles at the Patriot Invitational.

November 13, 2012
Retrievers Bring in Three More Weekly America East Swimming and Diving Awards
CAMBRIDGE, MASS. – After sweeping Howard at the UMBC Aquatic Complex last Saturday, the UMBC swimming and diving teams hauled in three more America East weekly honors, the conference office announced on Tuesday afternoon.

November 10, 2012
Hussein Breaks Pool Record as Swimming and Diving Cruises to Sweep of Howard
BALTIMORE – Senior Mohamed Hussein (Cairo, Egypt/Victory College) broke the UMBC pool record in the 200 IM with a time of 1:51.92 as the UMBC swimming and diving team swept Howard, Saturday afternoon at the UMBC Aquatic Complex.

November 9, 2012
Retrievers Return Home to Host Howard on Saturday at UMBC Aquatic Complex
BALTIMORE – Two weeks removed from their first road trip of the season, the UMBC swimming and diving teams host their final home dual meet of the 2012 calendar year on Saturday when they welcome Howard to the UMBC Aquatic Complex.

October 30, 2012
Hussein Repeats as America East Male Swimmer of the Week
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – UMBC senior Mohamed Hussein (Cairo, Egypt/Victory College) was named the America East Male Swimmer of the Week for the second consecutive week, the conference office announced Tuesday afternoon. This is the third straight week that a Retriever has won the award as s

October 27, 2012
Team Effort Leads Swimming and Diving to Sweep of George Washington
WASHINGTON, D.C. – UMBC swimmers won 24 out of 32 events, led by a meet-best three individual wins each by seniors Pierre De Waal( Pretoria, South Africa/Tuks Sport/Cleveland State),Mohamed Hussein (Cairo, Egypt/Victory College), and Jennifer Kotonias (Burtonsville, Md./Academy of Holy Cross) as the Retrievers swept George Washington, Saturday afternoon at the Charles E.

October 26, 2012
Swimming and Diving Heads to George Washington for First Road Dual Meet of the Season
BALTIMORE – The UMBC swimming and diving teams hit the road for the first time this season to take on George Washington on Saturday. The Retrievers and Colonials are set to begin their meet at the Charles E. Smith Center Pool at 1 p.m.

October 23, 2012
Retrievers Take Three Out of Four America East Weekly Swimming and Diving Awards
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – The UMBC swimming and diving programs took three out of the four weekly honors as senior Mohamed Hussein (Cairo, Egypt/Victory College) was named Male Swimmer of the week while senior Andrew Eckhoff (Chelmsford, Mass./Chelmsford) and freshman Corinna Darelius (Rye, N.Y./Rye) swept the diving awards, the conference office announced on Tuesday afternoon.

October 19, 2012
Men’s Swimming and Diving Defeats Navy; Women Fall to Mids
BALTIMORE – The 400-yd. free relay team of sophomore Lauri Kaei (Harjumaa, Estonia/Tallinn Secondary Science), junior Evan Carey (Grand Island, N.Y./Grand Island), and seniors Steve Gallagher (Sinking Spring, Pa./Wilson) and Mohamed Hussein (Cairo, Egypt/Victory College) won going away to clinch the meet victory as the UMBC men’s swimming and diving team downed Navy, 156-144, Friday evening at the UMBC Aquatic Complex.

October 18, 2012
Swimming and Diving Looks to Knock off Navy on Friday
BALTIMORE – Coming off of a sweep of Rider on Parents Weekend last Saturday, the UMBC swimming and diving teams return to the water on Friday when they host Navy at the UMBC Aquatic Complex at 4 p.m.

October 16, 2012
De Waal and Eckhoff Claim First Weekly Swimming and Diving Conference Honors of the Season
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – UMBC seniors Pierre De Waal (Pretoria, South Africa/Tuks Sport/Cleveland State) and Andrew Eckhoff (Chelmsford, Mass./Chelmsford) were named the America East Male Swimmer of the Week and Male Diver of the Week, respectively, the conference office announced on Tuesday afternoon.

October 15, 2012
Swimming and Diving vs. Navy Friday to be Broadcast Live on UMBCRetrievers.tv
BALTIMORE – The UMBC swimming and diving teams will make their first appearance on UMBCRetrievers.tv this season when the Retrievers take on Navy on Friday, Oct. 19.

October 13, 2012
Swimming and Diving Sweeps Rider; Women Fall to James Madison
BALTIMORE – The UMBC men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams each defeated Rider, but the women lost to James Madison, Saturday afternoon at the UMBC Aquatic Complex.

October 12, 2012
Swimming and Diving Hosts Rider and James Madison Saturday for Parent’s Weekend
BALTIMORE – Two weeks removed from their season-opening exhibition with Bucknell, the UMBC swimming and diving teams are back in the water this Saturday to celebrate Parent’s Weekend during Homecoming festivities on campus.

September 29, 2012
Swimming and Diving Claims 25 Events in Exhibition with Bucknell
BALTIMORE – The UMBC swimming and diving teams combined to win 25 events in their season-opening exhibition with Bucknell, Saturday afternoon at the newly-refurbished UMBC Aquatic Complex.

September 28, 2012
Swimming and Diving Looks to Regain Championship Form, Opens Season with Exhibition vs. Bucknell on Saturday
BALTIMORE – For the first time since joining the America East Conference in 2003, the UMBC swimming and diving programs enter the season not as conference champions.

September 6, 2012
Swimming and Diving Announces Captains for 2012-13 Season
BALTIMORE - Seniors Andrew Eckhoff (Chelmsford, Mass./Chelmsford), Jennifer Kotonias (Burtonsville, Md./Academy of Holy Cross), and Claire Barron (Lowestoft, England/Benjamin Britten/New Orleans) have been named captains for the 2012 - 2013 season, head coach Chad Cradock announced Thursday afternoon.

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