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MEN'S SWIMMING & DIVING REMAIN UNDEFEATED WITH 157-74 WIN OVER TOWSON; WOMEN FALL, 129-112
Towson, MD- The UMBC men's swiming & diving team improved to 6-0 on the season with a 157-74 win over the Towson Tigers, while the Retriever women fell to 4-3 with a 129-112 loss.
On the men's side, the Retrievers were led by Kunakorn Yimsomruay, who won the 200-I.M. with a time of 1:57.01 and the 100 freestyle with a time of 48.43. Ryan Karrer also won two events as he finished first in the 1000 freestyle with a time of 9:42.06 and the 500 freestyle in 4:42.56. Jeffrey Salgado finished first in both the 1-meter and 3-meter diving events with scores of 251.85 and 229.80 for UMBC.
Jen Irby won two events and two other Tiger women won their events to help lead Towson in their first victory against UMBC 129-112. Irby won the 50 freestyle in 23.12 and the 100-freestyle in 51.70 while Liz Lebherz came in the 100 freestyle second with a time of 54.28 and Ali Hunt taking third in the same event with 54.31. Hunt also placed second the 50 freestyle in 24.44.
Retriever diver Katie Spohnholz took the women's 1-meter and 3-meter diving events with scores of 227.55 and 231.38 with Sarah Thompson taking second for Towson in both with scores of 212.85 and 228.83. UMBC's Rachel Lesslie placed first in both the 1000 freestyle with a time of 10:35.54 and the 500 freestyle in 5:12.67. Jessica Prosen finished first in the 200 butterfly, touching the wall in 2:09.45