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UMBC WOMENíS SWIMMING AND DIVING DEFEAT RIDER; MEN FALL TO BRONCS
Agnes Stanislawska won two events in the Retrievers' season-opening win over Rider.
Ryan Karrer swept the distance events for the men.
Lawrenceville, N.J.-UMBCís swimming and diving teams opened their season at Rider Saturday afternoon, with the women (1-0) defeating the Broncs, 146-95, and the men (0-1) falling, 130.5-110.5. The loss marks the menís first in a dual meet since Nov. 1, 2003, when they were edged by Navy, 122-121, breaking a streak of 21 straight victories.
The women were led by junior Agnes Stanislawska (
Stanislawska won both the 100-free (54.47) and the 200-breast (2:23.82), while Houghton swept the diving events with scores of 246.67 on the 3-meter and 236.47 on the 1-meter. Sackett took both the 200-fly (2:08.57) and the 200-free (1:52.21).
Sophomore Lindsey Engler (
The women also swept the relay events, as Stanislawska, freshman Robin Klein (
On the menís side, junior Ryan Karrer (Linwood, N.J./Mainland Regional) led the way, sweeping the distance freestyle events with times of 9:43.43 in the 1,000 and 4:43.27 in the 500.
Senior Geza Szabo (
The men also won the 400-free relay, as Karrer, freshman Evan Roseberry (
The Retrievers return to action next Saturday, Oct. 29, as they return home to host Navy at the UMBC Natatorium. The menís meet begins at 12:00 p.m., while the women will swim at 2:30 p.m.