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UMBC MENíS SWIMMING & DIVING REMAINS UNDEFEATED AT 9-0 WITH WIN OVER MARIST; WOMEN IMPROVE TO 7-3
Jakub Sroczynski had a late surge to win the 200 freestyle.
Agnes Stanislawska finished first in both the 200 IM and 200 backstroke.
Baltimore, Md. Ė The Retrievers captured first place in 10 of 13 events in both the menís and womenís competitions to sweep Marist in a dual meet this afternoon at the UMBC Natatorium. With the 142-96 victory, the UMBC men remain undefeated with a 9-0 record, while the Retriever women, who won 126-106, improved to 7-3. The Marist menís team suffered its first loss and is now 9-1, while the women fell to 8-3 on the year.
On the menís side, UMBC had seven individual first place winners, and were led by senior Jakub Sroczynski (Zielona Gora, Poland/VII Lo) and freshman Karn Yisomruay (Bangkok, Thailand/The Bolles School), who each won two events. Sroczynski captured first place in the 200 freestyle (1:41.91) and 200 backstroke (1:55.43), while Yisomruay took the 200 individual medley (1:55.40) and 500 freestyle (4:48.71).
On the womenís side, UMBC was paced by junior Amber Harris (
The Marist men were led by senior Matthew Castillo, who won the 200 breaststroke and freshman Devon OíNalty, who took first place in the 1-meter diving event. On the womenís side, the Red Foxes were led by senior Emily Heslin, who won the 1000 free, freshman Melissa Mangona, who took the 1-meter diving event, and junior Meghan Duffy, who finished in first place for the 3-meter diving competition.
The Retriever men will attempt to complete the year with a perfect record as both teams wrap up the regular season on Saturday, February 5 at 12 p.m., when they host cross-town rival Johns Hopkins.