Hussein and Green Sweep CCSA End-of-Year AwardsCHARLOTTE, N.C. – UMBC senior Mohamed Hussein and junior Ryan Green have swept the Coastal Collegiate Swimming Association (CCSA) end-of-year awards, the conference office announced on Monday afternoon.
Hussein Continues NCAA Action with School Record in 100 BackstrokeAUSTIN, Texas – UMBC senior Mohamed Hussein continued his meet at the 2014 Men’s NCAA Swimming and Diving Championships by breaking his own school record in the 100 backstroke, Friday afternoon at the Lee and Joe Jamail Texas Swimming Center on the campus of the University of Texas.
Hussein Opens NCAA Championships with the 200 IMAUSTIN, Texas – UMBC senior Mohamed Hussein opened his second NCAA Championships by competing in the 200-yd. IM, Thursday afternoon at the Lee and Joe Jamail Texas Swimming Center on the campus of the University of Texas.
Hussein Makes Trip to Texas Looking to Earn Scoring Spot at Second NCAA ChampionshipsBALTIMORE – UMBC senior Mohamed Hussein makes the trip west to Texas this week to compete at the 2014 NCAA Men’s Swimming and Diving Championships, his second national meet appearance in as many years. The NCAA Championships open on Thursday, March 27 at the Lee and Joe Jamail Texas Swimming Center on the campus of the University of Texas.
Four UMBC Divers Head to Virginia for NCAA ZonesBALTIMORE – For the second consecutive season, the UMBC swimming and diving team sends four divers to the NCAA Zone “A” Diving Meet. This year’s regional diving meet will take place from March 10-12 and will be hosted by Virginia Teach at the Christiansburg Aquatic Center.
Record-Setting Relays Propel UMBC on First Night of CCSA ChampionshipsKNOXVILLE, Tenn. – Both the 800 free and 200 medley relay teams broke UMBC school record, with the 800 team taking gold, as the Retriever men’s swimming and diving team opened competition on day one of the Coastal Collegiate Swimming Association (CCSA) Championships, Wednesday evening at the University of Tennessee’s Jones Intercollegiate Aquatic Center.
Men’s Swimming and Diving Heads South for Team’s First CCSA ChampionshipsBALTIMORE – After competing at the America East Championships for each of the past ten seasons, the UMBC men’s swimming and diving team enters its first-ever Coastal Collegiate Swimming Association (CCSA) Championship meet this weekend in Knoxville, Tenn. The four-day meet will begin on Wednesday, Feb. 19 at the University of Tennessee’s Allen Jones Intercollegiate Aquatic Center and run through Saturday.
Perkins and Rohtla Sweep CCSA Weekly HonorsCHARLOTTE, N.C. – UMBC seniors Tim Perkins and Johan Rohtla have swept the CCSA Weekly honors, the conference office announced on Wednesday morning. Perkins takes his third Diver of the Week award of the season while Rohtla earns his second Swimmer of the Week accolade in 2013-14.
Hussein and Green Earn Weekly Awards Again as UMBC Sweeps CCSA HonorsCHARLOTTE, N.C. – UMBC senior Mohamed Hussein and junior Ryan Green have swept the weekly Coastal Collegiate Swimming Association (CCSA) awards, the conference announced on Wednesday morning. Hussein garnered his third Swimmer of the Week honor while Green received his third Diver of the Week accolade.
66 Athletes + 4 Coaches = 1 GoalTeam (n.) – a group of people who compete in a sport, game, etc., against another group; a group of people who work together. Though technically the UMBC swimming and diving team is actually two entities, a men’s squad and a women’s squad, the 66 combined athletes, plus the four coaches prefer to consider themselves just one team. One team, with one goal – win a conference championship.
Green Tops 300 Pts., Earns CCSA Diver of the Week AwardCHARLOTTE, N.C. – UMBC junior Ryan Green (Ellicott City, Md./Centennial) broke the 300-point plateau on the 3-meter board for this first time in his career this past weekend at the Patriot Invitational and has now been named the Coastal Collegiate Swimming Association (CCSA) Diver of the Week, the conference office announced on Wednesday morning.
Retriever Men Third, Women Fifth after Second Day of Patriot InvitationalFAIRFAX, Va. – UMBC junior diver Ryan Green (Ellicott City, Md./Centennial) broke the 300-point plateau for the first time on the 3-meter board and won a gold medal in the event as the UMBC swimming and diving teams competed on the second day of the Patriot Invitational, Friday at George Mason’s Aquatic and Fitness Center.
Rohtla and Wong Give Retriever Swimming and Diving Second Straight Sweep of CCSA AwardsCHARLOTTE, N.C. – For the second straight week, the UMBC men’s swimming and diving team has swept the Coastal Collegiate Swimming Association (CCSA) weekly awards, the conference office announced on Wednesday morning. Senior Johan Rohtla (Tallinn, Estonia/Tallinn Secondary Science) was named the league’s Swimmer of the week, while junior Carson Wong (Hong Kong/Kowloon Technical School) earned Diver of the Week accolades.
Retriever Men Pick Up Road Dual Meet Win; Women Fall in Close Decision at Old DominionNORFOLK, Va. –Reigning CCSA Swimmer of the Week senior Mohamed Hussein (Cairo, Egypt/Victory College) once again won multiple events and the Retrievers swimming and diving team defeated Old Dominion, 158.5-139.5, Saturday afternoon. The UMBC women battled, but fell to the Monarchs, 155-145, despite three wins from senior Talor Tadena (Orangevale, Calif./Bella Vista).