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UMBC SWIMMING AND DIVING SWEEPS TOWSON; SACKETT BREAKS 500 FREE RECORD
Meghan Sackett broke UMBC's 16-year-old 500-free record against Towson.
Tim Conway swept the sprint freestyle events against Towson.
Sophomore Meghan Sackett (
Freshman Daniele Surkovich (
Other winners for the Retriever women included sophomore Rachel Lesslie (Kingston, Ontario, Canada/Holy Cross) in the 1,000-free (10:44.70), freshman Robin Klein (McMinnville, Ore./McMinnville) in the 100-free (54.29) and senior Amber Harris (Rochester, N.Y./Greece Arcadia) in the 200-back (2:10.08).
UMBC also swept the relays, as Stanislawska, freshman Tina Cantwell (Sinking Spring, Pa./The Hill School), freshman Elisha Peregino (Abingdon, Md./Edgewood) and sophomore Lindsey Engler (Salisbury, Md./James M. Bennett) teamed up to win the 400-medley relay in 4:04.11, while Surkovich, senior Elyse Gibson (Nova Scotia, Canada/Queen Elizabeth), Klein and Sackett won the 400-free relay in 3:36.58.
The men were led by junior Tim Conway (Brick, N.J./Brick Township Memorial), freshman Justin Bronson (
Other individual winners for the Retriever men included junior Ryan Karrer (Linwood, N.J./Mainland Regional) in the 1,000-free (9:32.23), junior Juan Ortiz (Cali Columbia/Indian River CC) in the 200-IM (1:58.80), senior Geza Szabo (Szolnok, Hungary/Ady Endre Gimnazium) in the 200-fly (1:53.15), freshman Milos Djukic (Novi Sad, Serbia & Montenegro/Svetozar Markovic) in the 200-back (1:54.29) and freshman Freddie Reitz (Ellicott City, Md./Howard) in the 200-breast (2:13.13).
UMBC also swept the relays, as Djukic, sophomore Scott Auchter (
The Retrievers return to action next weekend, as they head to