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UMBC Swimming and Diving Notebook: Retrievers Announce Captains, Kick-Off Dinner
Brian Jaeggi was voted team co-captain for the third straight year.
Lisa Robinson was named team captain co-captain for a second year.
Baltimore-Senior Brian Jaeggi was voted a team co-captain for the third straight year, UMBC head swim coach Chad Cradock announced recently. Joining Jaeggi as men’s captains for the 2006-07 season are seniors Ryan Karrer and Juan Ortiz. On the women’s side, juniors Rachel Lesslie and Lisa Robinson will take on the responsibility of co-captains for a second year and will be joined by senior Agnes Stanislawska.
“The captains are a good representation of the teams,” Cradock said. “This year, for the first time, the coaches voted as well, so the captains are also a reflection of the coaches.”
KICKOFF DINNER SCHEDULED FOR HOMECOMING: For the first time, the Retrievers will host the UMBC Men’s and Women’s Swimming and Diving Alumni, Parents and Friends Kickoff during UMBC’s 40th Birthday Homecoming Weekend. The Retrievers will open their season against Rider at 12 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 21. The Kickoff Dinner will be at 4:30 p.m. at the Holiday Inn BWI. Dinner cost is $30 per person. RSVP prior to email@example.com by Monday, Oct. 16. If staying overnight at the Holiday Inn BWI, mention UMBC Swimming to receive a discounted rate.
SWIM FOR THE KIDS: On Saturday, Oct. 14, the Retrievers will participate in a Swim-a-thon at the UMBC Natatorium to raise money for the Johns Hopkins Children’s Center. To make a donation, contact head coach Chad Cradock at 410-455-2670 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
SCHEDULE CHANGE: UMBC’s meet at Bucknell, originally scheduled for Friday, Dec. 1, has been moved to Sunday, Dec. 3 at 12 p.m. The Retrievers’ 2006-07 schedule features nine rematches of last season’s dual meets, including
The Retrievers will again compete in the George Mason Invitational Nov. 17-19 in Fairfax, Va. Last season, the UMBC men and women each placed second out of 11 teams at the meet. The America East Championship will again take place at