Men Break Meet Record; Retrievers Shine on Day Two of Patriot Invitational

Men Break Meet Record; Retrievers Shine on Day Two of Patriot Invitational

Results

Fairfax, Va.—UMBC swimming and diving completed day two of the Patriot Invitational on Friday. The men's 800 free relay team broke the Patriot Invitational record, which was previously set in 2008. After day two, the men sit in first place, while the women are in second.

The quartet of Nikola Trajkovic, Felix Richtsfeld, Ahmed Wahby and Gregor Spoerlein touched in with a winning time of 6:45.47 in the 800 free relay, a full four seconds ahead of second place.

Spoerlein would go on to place second in the 200 free, touching in at 1:40.05. Sophomore Philip Adejumo took home third place in the 100 fly, clocking in at 50.00 to help lead the Retrievers.

Emily Escobedo picked up another pair of victories on Friday in the 400 IM and 100 breast. The New York native won the 400 IM with a time of 4:19.64 and the 100 breast in a time of 1:02.64. Rookie Hania Moro placed fourth in the 200 free, touching the wall in a time of 1:52.94.

On the boards, Coco Darelius picked up a third place finish in the 1 meter dive with a score of 242.25.

The Retriever men are leading the seven team field with 605.5 points. Just behind them is Drexel with 553 points. UNC Wilmington (531), Seton Hall (466), George Mason (341), American (126.5) and Shippensburg (116) round out the field.

On the women's side, UNC Wilmington leads the pack with 560 points. UMBC sits in second with 426.5 and Drexel behind them with 423. Richmond (357), Seton Hall (322), GMU (314), American (259) and Shippensburg (125.5) round out the standings.

The meet concludes tomorrow starting with prelims at 10:00 a.m. and finals at 6:00 p.m.