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MEN'S SWIMMING & DIVING CLINCHES FIRST VICTORY OF SEASON AT WILLIAM & MARY, 143-85; WOMEN FALL, 141-100
The UMBC men's swimming and diving team won their first meet of the season, as they defeated host William & Mary by a score of 143-85, while the Retriever women fell to 0-1 on the year after losing to the Tribe, 141-100.
Senior Jakub Sroczynski and sophomore Ryan Karrer paced the UMBC men, as Sroczynski finished first in both the 200 freestyle and 200 backstroke, while Karrer won both the 500 and 1000 freestyle events. Junior Geza Szabo also contributed points with a first-place finish in the 200 butterfly with a time of 1:55.61, and freshman Karn Yisomruay made a strong showing, winning the 200 breaststroke at 2:12.59. In diving, newcomer Tim Ward won the 1-meter event with a final score of 249.75.
On the women's side, the Retrievers were led by sophomore Agnes Stanislawska, who claimed first in the 200 IM (2:10.45) and 500 freestyle (5:13.14), and Jessica Prosen, who took first place in the 200 butterfly with a time of 2:11.70.
Both Retriever teams return to action on Saturday, October 23, when they open the home schedule with a Homecoming meet against Rider at 2 p.m.