UMBC Men’s Swimming and Diving Sits in Third Place After Day One of CCSA Championships

UMBC Men’s Swimming and Diving Sits in Third Place After Day One of CCSA Championships

Results

Athens, Ga.—UMBC men's swimming and diving opened their defense of the CCSA Championship on Wednesday from the University of Georgia. UMBC is in third place with 180 points after day one.

The quartet of Nikola Trajkovic, Ahmed Wahby, Felix Richtsfeld, and Gregor Spoerlein finished second 800 free relay in the  in a time of 6:34.21, just a second off the winners from Incarnate Word.

The 200 medley relay team of Alexander Gliese, Leo Endres, Phillip Adejumo, and Gregor Spoerlein took third in a time of 1:28.81.

On the boards, freshman Elijah Wright led the Retrievers with a fifth place finish on the 1 meter diving with a score 238.35. Leo Buoye took eighth with 214.20 points.

Incarnate Word leads the pack with 193 points, followed by Old Dominion with 189 and UMBC with 180. Florida Atlantic (136), NJIT (125), Gardner-Webb (114), Howard (92) and VMI (88) round out the field.

Day two begins with prelims at 10 a.m. and finals at 6 p.m. from Athens tomorrow.