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SACKETT, KARRER, HOUGHTON GARNER AMERICA EAST SWIMMING AND DIVING PERFORMER OF THE WEEK HONORS
Ryan Karrer was named America East Men's Swimmer of the Week after sweeping the distance freestyle events in each of the Retrievers' first three meets.
Meghan Sackett earned America East Women's Swimmer of the Week nods after winning eight events in three meets.
Ashley Houghton was tabbed America East Women's Diver of the Week after breaking both UMBC diving records.
Karrer swept the distance events (500- and 1,000-free) at all three meets of the season, and he broke
Sackett has won all eight events in which she has competed this season. After taking the 200-free and 200-fly at Rider, she won the 200- and 500-free and 200-fly against Navy, coming within six-hundredths of a second of breaking UMBCís 16-year-old 500-free record and finishing more than 30 seconds before her closest competition in the same event. She won the same three events the next day to lead the Retrievers past defending conference champion
Houghton has swept the diving events in all three meets this season. Against Navy, she broke both UMBC diving marks with scores of 273.59 on the 1-meter and 293.40 on the 3-meter. The 3-meter score shattered the previous record by nearly 23 points.
The Retrievers return to action this weekend, as they travel to America East foe