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RETRIEVER SWIMMING & DIVING TEAMS BOTH END SEASON AT 12-1 WITH SWEEP OF HOPKINS
BALTIMORE, MD - The UMBC women's swimming team defeated Johns Hopkins, 131-78, Saturday afternoon at the White Athletic Center. The Retrievers improved to 12-1 with the win, while the Blue Jays dropped to 6-5. The UMBC men's swimming team posted a 128-101 victory and also improved to 12-1 with the win, while the Blue Jays fell to 7-4.
On the women's side, UMBC took the early lead as its 400 medley relay team of Astrid Sperling, Lindsey Prather, Holly Wittsack and Elyse Gibson won the event in 4:01.87.
Amanda Otis followed by taking the 1000 freestyle in 10:43.17, and Agnieszka Stanislawska then won the 200 freestyle in 1:55.16. Gibson won the 50 freestyle in 25.86 and Sperling captured the 200 individual medley in 2:11.04 as the Retrievers took a 67-26 lead.
On the men's side, UMBC won events two through five to take control of the meet. Carlos Canepa won the 1000 freestyle in 9:36.97, and Jakub Sroczynski following by taking the 200 freestyle in 1:45.19. After Brad Green captured the 50 freestyle in 21.42, Sroczynski won the 200 individual medley in 1:54.28.
UMBC travels to Orono, ME in two weeks for the America East Swimming & Diving Championships set to begin on Friday, February 20.