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WOMENíS SWIMMING AND DIVING KNOCKS OFF DEFENDING CONFERENCE CHAMPION NEW HAMPSHIRE; UMBC MEN PICK UP FIRST WIN OF SEASON
Ryan Karrer swept the distance events for the third time in as many meets.
Meghan Sackett won three individual events for the second straight day.
Durham, N.H.-The UMBC menís and womenís swimming and diving teams swept a dual meet Sunday afternoon for the first time this season, as the women knocked off defending America East champion New Hampshire, 141-102, to remain perfect at 3-0, and the men (1-2) picked up their first victory of the season with a 96-63 win over the Wildcats at Swasey Pool.
Sunday marked the first-ever meeting between the two teams in a dual meet.
UMBCís women won all but four events, as sophomore Meghan Sackett (
Juniors Agnes Stanislawska (
Freshman Robin Klein (
The Retrievers also won the 400-free relay, as senior Elyse Gibson (
The Retriever men swept the meet, winning every event, and broke three Swasey Pool records. The 400-medley relay team of freshman
Junior Ryan Karrer (Linwood, N.J./Mainland Regional) swept the distance events for the third straight meet, as he swam a 9:33.04 in the 1,000-free, a new Swasey Pool record, and a 4:44.92 in the 500-free.
Blais, junior diver Jeff Salgado (Glen Rock, Pa./South Western/St. Bonaventure) and freshman Evan Roseberry (Sinking Spring, Pa./Wilson) also won two individual events apiece, with Blais grabbing his first two victories of the season with wins in the 200-IM (1:59.15) and the 200-breast (2:16.25) and Salgado sweeping the diving events with scores of 214.75 on the 1-meter board and 290.00 on the 3-meter. Roseberry picked up the first two individual wins of his collegiate career, as he took the 200-free (1:48.13) and the 200-fly (1:58.78).
Djukic also won the first event of his brief college career with a victory in the 100-free (48.67), while Bronson won the 50-free (22.58) and junior Brian Jaeggi (Newmarket, Ontario, Canada/Sacred Heart) nabbed his first victory of the season in the 200-back (1:56.86).
Finally, the Retrieversí 400-free relay team of sophomore Adam Eiben (
The Retrievers return to action next weekend, as they travel to America East foe