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SPERLING NAMED NEC SWIMMER OF THE WEEK
UMBC sophomore Astrid Sperling (Halle, Germany) was named NEC Swimmer of the Week for her performances vs. U. Mass and Central Connecticut. Sperling paced the Retriever victory over U. Mass (157-143) by capturing the 100 backstroke (59.54), 200 backstroke (2:04.90) and 200 IM. In the win over CCSU, (151-75) Sperling won the 100 backstroke (59.62) and came in second in the 200 freesytle. She holds the NEC's top times in the 100 backstroke (57.74) and the 200 backstroke (2:01.78).