Meghan Sackett shattered UMBC's 16-year-old 1,000-free record at Seton Hall.
Ryan Karrer swept the distance freestyle events for the fifth straight meet.
South Orange, N.J.-For the second time in three meets, the UMBC menís and womenís swimming and diving teams swept a dual meet, with the women defeating host Seton Hall, 143-98, to remain perfect at 5-0 on the season, while the men downed the Pirates, 143-84, to improve to 2-3 overall.
Swimming the event for the first time this season, sophomore Meghan Sackett (Cockeysville, Md./Dulaney/Maryland) shattered UMBCís 16-year-old 1,000-yard freestyle record by nearly 12 seconds, swimming a time of 10:04.92. Sue Herzogís 10:16.71 had stood as the school best since 1989. Sackett also won the 500-free (4:56.70) for the third time in as many tries.
Freshman Daniele Surkovich (Ellicott City, Md./WildeLake) and junior Ashley Houghton (Frederick, Md./Urbana/Pittsburgh) also won two individual events for the Retrievers. Surkovich took both the 100- and 200-free with times of 53.39 and 1:55.58, respectively, while Houghton swept the diving events for the fifth consecutive meet, scoring 235.43 on the 1-meter board and 262.50 on the 3-meter.
Other individual victors for the Retrievers, who won all but two events on the day, included sophomore Lindsey Engler (Salisbury, Md./James M. Bennett) in the 50-free (24.69), senior Amber Harris (Rochester, N.Y./Greece Arcadia) in the 200-back (2:09.64) and junior Agnes Stanislawska (Zielona Gora, Poland/LO VI Zielona Gora) in the 200-breast (2:23.34).
The women also swept the relays, with freshman Joy Wilde (Green Lawn, N.Y./Harborfields), senior Elyse Gibson (Nova Scotia, Canada/Queen Elizabeth), junior Amy Mensch (Harleysville, Pa./Souderton Area) and sophomore Carly Fitzpatrick (Delran, N.J./Delran) teaming up to win the 400-free relay in 3:47.60. Stanislawska, freshman Tina Cantwell (Sinking Spring, Pa./The HillSchool), Surkovich and Gibson also won the 400-medley relay in 4:01.00.
The men were again led by juniors Ryan Karrer (Linwood, N.J./Mainland Regional) and Jeff Salgado (Glen Rock, Pa./South Western/St. Bonaventure). Karrer swept the distance freestyle events for the fifth consecutive meet, winning the 500-free in 4:43.97 and the 1,000-free in 9:42.09, while Salgado won both diving events for the third straight meet with scores of 271.13 on the 1-meter board and 270.52 on the 3-meter.
Other individual winners for the Retrievers, who won all but two events, included freshman Justin Bronson (Oshawa, Ontario, Canada/MSGR. Paul Dwyer) in the 200-free (1:43.80), freshman Milos Djukic (Novi Sad, Serbia & Montenegro/Svetozar Markovic) in the 200-back (1:55.41), freshman Freddie Reitz (Ellicott City, Md./Howard) in the 200-breast (2:10.68), senior Geza Szabo (Szolnok, Hungary/Ady Endre Gimnazium) in the 200-fly (1:53.10) and senior Adam Blais (Westbrook, Maine/Westbrook) in the 200-IM (1:59.98).
The men also swept the relays, with Szabo, Bronson, freshman Kyle Wisor (Silver Spring, Md./John F. Kennedy) and sophomore Alejandro Lopez (Mexico City, Mexico/The Bolles School) teaming up to win the 400-free relay in 3:16.79, while Djukic, sophomore Scott Auchter (Wernersville, Pa./Wilson), Szabo and Blais won the 400-medley relay in 3:32.60.
The Retrievers return to action Saturday, Nov. 12, when the host local rival Towson at UMBC Natatorium at