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Esposito Breaks 100 Fly School Record at Maryland Last Chance NCAA Qualifier
COLLEGE PARK, Md.—Senior Jennifer Esposito (Lindenhurst, N.Y./Lindenhurst/C.W. Post) broke the UMBC record in the 100 fly at the Maryland Last Chance NCAA Qualifier March 5-6 in College Park, Md.
Sophomore Ben Wolbert (Finksburg, Md./Westminster) swam the 10th fastest 100 fly in school history in 50.37.
Junior Mitchell Donovan (Ellicott City, Md./Centennial) finished second in the 200 IM in 1:54.26, while freshman Enrique Labourdeth (Rochester, Mi./Stoney Creek) broke season-best scores on the 1-meter (209.70) and 3-meter (205.00) diving boards.
On the women's side, Esposito’s time of 55.41 broke the oldest school record on the women’s side, formerly held by Sabine Pietrzyk, who swam 55.60 in 1999.
Sophomore Abbey McKenney (Wilmington, Del./Brandywine), who broke the school record in the 50 and 100 free events at the America East Championships a week earlier, swam the second-fastest 100 back (57.15) and the sixth-fastest 200 back (2:03.98).
Two freshmen, Katie Powlen (Southborough, Mass./Algonquin Regional) and Elise Blaschke (Sewell, N.J/Bishop Eustace Prep), had the sixth-fastest times in school history in the 1,650 free (17:12.99) and the 100 back (57.95), respectively.
Junior Danielle Cruz (Catonsville, Md./Western Tech) also had a good meet, swimming the fifth-fastest 50 free (24.01) and the sixth-fastest 200 free (1:51.90) in UMBC history.