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UMBC MENíS SWIMMING & DIVING TRIES TO COMPLETE PERFECT SEASON; WOMEN GO FOR FOURTH STRAIGHT WIN
Baltimore, Md. Ė This weekend, the UMBC menís swimming and diving squad will attempt to become the first team in the schoolís Division I history to finish a season undefeated and untied. Currently, the team is at 9-0 going into Saturdayís dual meet against cross-town rival Johns Hopkins (9-3), while the Retriever women (7-3) will try to go for their fourth straight win against the Blue Jay women (5-5), at 12 p.m. at the UMBC Natatorium.
Previously, only the 1999 UMBC menís soccer team has come close to a perfect year, finishing the regular season at 19-0-1, before bowing out in a 4-3 overtime loss to Duke in the First Round of the NCAA Tournament.
So far this season, the menís swimming and diving team has defeated William & Mary, Rider, Navy,
Two weeks after their final dual meet (February 18-21), UMBC will host the America East Swimming & Diving Championships. The Retriever men look to defend their title, and garner their eighth straight conference championship, while the women hope to improve from their second-place finish in 2004.