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UMBC MENíS AND WOMENíS SWIMMING AND DIVING SWEEP GEORGE WASHINGTON AND WILLIAM & MARY
Carlos Canepa won two events en route to two UMBC wins.
Baltimore, Md. Ė The UMBC menís and womenís swimming and diving teams defeated George Washington and William & Mary in a tri-meet on Tuesday afternoon at the UMBC Natatorium. The Retriever menís team defeated William & Mary 136-92 and the beat George Washington 135-90 to move to 7-1 on the year. The UMBC womenís team stayed undefeated at 8-0 with a 138-100 win over William & Mary and a 131-102 victory over George Washington. The William & Mary menís team defeated George Washington 132-106 but the womenís to lost as the George Washington women took that meet 129-113.
The UMBC men took individual first place finishes in all 13 events. Big winners for the Retrievers were Carlos Canepa, winning the 1000 freestyle in 9:36.76 and the 500 freestyle in 4:41.48, and Jakub Sroczynski with first place finishes in the 200 freestyle with a time of 1:43.04 and in the 200 backstroke with a time of 1:53.90.
Also scoring first place finishes was Brad Green in the 50 freestyle, Josh Farley in the 200 IM, Jon Gdowik in the 1m and 3m dive, Geza Szabo in the 200 butterfly, Adam Blais in the 100 freestyle and Jayme Soulliere in the 200 breaststroke.
For the UMBC women, Jessica Prosen led the Retrievers to eight first place finishes. Prosen captured first in the 1000 freestyle in 10:31.10 and also in the 200 butterfly in 2:08.19. Agnus Stanislawska finished first in the 200 freestyle in 1:54.28 and finished second behind teammate Elyse Gibson in the 100 freestyle. Gibson took first in 53.36 followed by Stanislawska with a time of 55.27.
The Retrievers travel to East Carolina for a dual meet on Jan. 24 before returning home to take on St. Francis (N.Y.) and Howard on Jan. 25 at 2 p.m.