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MEN'S SWIMMING & DIVING REMAINS UNDEFEATED WITH WIN OVER HOWARD; WOMEN IMPROVE TO 5-3
Washington, D.C. - The UMBC men's and women's swimming and diving teams swept Howard in a dual meet this afternoon. With the win, the men improved to 7-0, while the women are now 5-3 on the season.
On the men's side, the Retrievers were led by Jeff Salgado, who won the diving competition with an NCAA First Round zone qualifying score. In addition, UMBC received first-place performances from Joseph Raymond, who took the 1000 freestyle, Dominic Lee, who won the 200 free and 100 breaststroke, and Evan Swann, who won the 200 IM. The Retrievers also received great effort from John Saums, who took the 100 free, Eric Scrabacz, who won the 100 backstroke, and Ryan Karrer, who finished first in the 500 freestyle.
On the women's side, UMBC was led by Elyse Gibson, who won both the 50 freestyle and 100 backstroke events. The Retrievers also received strong performances from Mary Scott, who took the 1000 free, Erin Mathews, who won the 200 free, and Amber Harris, who won the 200 IM. Other first place finishers include Katie Spohnholz in diving, Lindsey Engler in the 100 freestyle, Katrina Hubbard in the 500 free, and Agnes Stanislawska in the 100 breaststroke.
The Retriever men's and women's teams also swept both the 200 medley and 200 freestyle relay events. They will return to action on Saturday, January 15, when they travel to Washington D.C. to face George Washington.