2018-19 Men's Swimming and Diving News

  • UMBC Sweeps Weekly #AESD Awards
    January 08, 2019
    The UMBC swimming and diving team swept the America East Performers of the Week awards for the week ending January 7, the conference announced Tuesday.
  • Records Fall as Swimming and Diving Sweeps Howard on Senior Day
    January 05, 2019
    It was a day of celebration at UMBC Aquatic Complex as the UMBC swimming and diving team honored 19 graduating seniors before both teams swept Howard on Saturday, January 5; the men won by a score of 134-114 while the women won, 138-115.
  • Three Swimming and Diving Athletes Earned #AESD Weekly Awards
    December 04, 2018
    Three UMBC swimming and diving student-athletes have received America East Performer of the Week awards, the conference announced Tuesday, following the team's sweep over VMI on Saturday.
  • Swimming and Diving Sweeps VMI on Saturday
    December 01, 2018
     The UMBC swimming and diving teams closed out the 2018 portion of its schedule with a Saturday sweep over America East foe VMI on December 1. The women won by a score of 118-81, while the men finished with a score of 157-121.
  • Swimming and Diving Closes Out 2018 Against VMI
    November 30, 2018
    The UMBC swimming and diving team will compete in its final meet of 2018 as the Retrievers take to the pool on Saturday, December 1 to face the VMI Keydets. The meet will begin at 1 p.m. in the UMBC Aquatic Complex.
  • Moro, Rattsev Named #AESD Performers of the Week
    November 20, 2018
    Following their performances at the George Mason Patriot Invitational, senior Hania Moro (New Cairo, Egypt) and junior Ilia Rattsev (Moscow, Russia) have been named America East Performers of the Week for the week ending Nov. 18, the conference announced Tuesday.
  • Swimming and Diving Completes Competition at Patriot Invitational
    November 17, 2018
    The UMBC swimming and diving teams completed their competition at the George Mason Patriot Invitational on Saturday, November 18. The men finished sixth with 481 points and the women ended the competition seventh with 296 points.
  • Swimming and Diving Completes Day Two of Patriot Invitational
    November 16, 2018
    The UMBC swimming and diving teams completed day two of the Patriot Invitational, hosted by George Mason on Friday night. The men sat in sixth place with 338 points and the women held seventh place with 216 points.
  • Swimming and Diving Finishes Day One of Patriot Invitational
    November 15, 2018
    The UMBC swimming and diving teams completed day one of the Patriot Invitational on Thursday, November 15. The men sit in sixth place with 159 points and the women are in seventh place with 98 points.
  • Swimming and Diving Heads to George Mason Invitational
    November 14, 2018
    After a few weeks off from the pool, the UMBC swimming and diving teams will head to Fairfax, Va. as they take part in the annual Patriot Invitational, hosted by George Mason University, from November 15 to November 17.
  • Gliese, Wright Named #AESD Performers of the Week
    October 30, 2018
    Seniors Alexander Gliese (Columbia, Md./Long Reach) and Elijah Wright (Baltimore, Md./Loyola Blakefield) were named the America East Male Performers of the Week, the conference announced Tuesday.
  • Swimming and Diving Splits with Towson on Thursday
    October 25, 2018
    The UMBC Swimming and Diving teams split a dual meet with crosstown rivals Towson on Thursday afternoon. The men defeated the Tigers, 169-131, while the women fell, 174-121.
  • Swimming and Diving Earns Three Weekly #AESD Awards
    October 24, 2018
    Three UMBC swimming and diving student-athletes have received America East Performer of the Week awards, following the team’s split with William and Mary on Saturday.
  • Swimming and Diving Hosts Towson on Thursday Afternoon
    October 24, 2018
    The UMBC swimming and diving teams return to the pool on Thursday afternoon to take on the Towson Tigers in a 4 p.m. meet.
  • Swimming and Diving Splits with William and Mary on Saturday
    October 20, 2018
    The UMBC Swimming and Diving teams split a dual meet against the William and Mary Tribe on Saturday afternoon. The women picked up a 158-139 victory, while the men fell narrowly with a score of 150.5-143.5; heading into the final event of the day, the Retrievers led the Tribe, 139.5-137.5.
  • Swimming and Diving Takes on William and Mary on Saturday
    October 19, 2018
    The UMBC swimming and diving programs return to the pool as they host William and Mary at UMBC Aquatic Complex on Saturday, Oct. 20 at 1 p.m. in the team's annual Pink Meet. Both men's and women's programs will be sporting pink shirts during the meet for breast cancer awareness.
  • Rattsev Named #AESD Male Swimmer of the Week
    October 17, 2018
    Junior Ilia Rattsev (Moscow, Russia) has been named the America East Male Swimmer of the Week for the week ending October 15, the conference announced Wednesday.
  • Swimming and Diving Falls to Navy on Friday Afternoon
    October 12, 2018
    The UMBC Swimming and Diving teams fell to the U.S. Naval Academy on Friday afternoon at Lajeune Hall. The women fell by a score of 185-107, while the men fell 198-100.
  • Swimming and Diving Travels to Annapolis to Face Navy
    October 11, 2018
    The UMBC swimming and diving teams will return to the pool on Friday afternoon as they travel to Annapolis to take on the Navy Midshipmen in a 4 p.m. meet.
  • UMBC Claims Three #AESD Weekly Awards
    October 10, 2018
    After opening the season with a sweep against Delaware and Johns Hopkins, three UMBC swimming and diving student-athletes have received America East Performer of the Week awards for the week ending October 7.
  • Swimming and Diving Opens Year with Wins over Delaware and Johns Hopkins
    October 06, 2018
    The UMBC men’s and women’s swimming teams opened their 2018-19 seasons with wins over Delaware and Johns Hopkins on Saturday, October 6. The women defeated the Blue Hens, 167-130, and the Blue Jays, 161-124. The men beat Delaware 166-123, and Johns Hopkins, 163-125.
  • Swimming and Diving Opens 2018-19 Season Against Johns Hopkins and Delaware
    October 05, 2018
    The UMBC swimming and diving teams will open their official season on Saturday, October 6 as they welcome the Delaware Blue Hens and Johns Hopkins Blue Jays for a 1 p.m. meet. The Retrievers competed in a non-scored meet against the Bucknell Bison last Saturday.
  • Cradock Announces Captains for 2018-19 Season
    September 17, 2018
    UMBC swimming and diving head coach Chad Cradock has named six student-athletes as captains for the upcoming 2018-19 season.
  • Cradock Announces 2018-19 Schedule
    September 13, 2018
    UMBC head swimming and diving coach Chad Cradock has announced the 2018-19 scheduled, which features six meets at UMBC Aquatics Complex.