Gliese, Wright Named #AESD Performers of the Week

Gliese, Wright Named #AESD Performers of the Week

BOSTON, Mass. - 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.

 

Gliese was named Swimmer of the Week after helping UMBC to a victory over Towson on Thursday night. Gliese took first in the 100 back (51.01) and 200 back (1:49.91), and earned a second-place finish in the 200 IM (1:55.07). He was also apart of the 200 medley relay team that finished first in a time of 1:31.20.

 

Wright swept the diving events against Towson, winning the 1-meter event with a score of 281.55 and the 3-meter event with 288.52.

 

The Retrievers take a break from action, as they return to the pool at the George Mason Invitational on November 15-17.