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MEN'S SWIMMING & DIVING IN SECOND PLACE AFTER DAY ONE OF ECAC'S; WOMEN IN ELEVENTH
Karn Yimsomruay took gold in the 200 IM.
After one day of competition at the ECAC's, the UMBC men's swimming and diving team are in second place with 122 points, trailing Rider, who has 138 points. On the women's side, the Retrievers are in 11th place with 29 points.
On day one, the Retrievers were led by sophomore Ryan Karrer, who claimed gold in the 500 freestyle with a time of 4:33.59, and freshman Karn Yimsomruay, who won the 200 IM in 1:52.49. Also adding points for UMBC were sophomore Jeff Salgado, who took silver in the 3-meter diving competition with a score of 433.85, and junior Adam Blais, who was fourth in the 200 IM with a time of 1:53.46. In addition, the 400 medley relay team of sophomore Tim Conway, freshman Scott Auchter, junior Geza Szabo and Blais came in seventh place.
On the women's side, the Retrievers were led by sophomore diver Katie Spohnholz, who came in eighth in the 3-meter competition with a score of 327.85, and freshman Lindsey Engler, who also placed eighth in the 50 freestyle with a time of 24.86.