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Cantwell Earns NCAA B-Cut, Women Break Pool Record As UMBC Swimming and Diving Falls to Navy
Tina Cantwell earned an NCAA B-Cut in the 200-meter breaststroke in the loss to Navy.
Annapolis, Md.óThe UMBC menís and womenís swimming and diving teams each fell to the U.S. Naval Academy on Saturday afternoon in Lejeune Hall. The Retriever women (1-1) were bested by the Mids, 97-146, while the men (1-1) lost by a score of 86.5-154.5.
Sophomore Tina Cantwell earned a Divison I NCAA Consideration time in the 200-meter breaststroke with a time of 2:32.83, almost a second under the standard of 2:33.63. Cantwell finished second in the event to Mallory Dietrich who set a new pool record in the event with a time of 2:32.47, shattering the previous record of 2:36.30.
She also paired with senior Agnes Stanislawska, freshman Kate Chialastri, and junior Lindsey Engler to edge out the Mids by one-tenth for the win in the 400-meter medley relay, setting a new pool record with a time of 4:23.89, just six-hundredths of a second faster than the previous mark of 4:23.95.
Stanislawska won the 200-meter backstroke with a time of 2:19.52 and senior Ashley Houghton won the 1-meter diving competition with a score of 270.52.
On the menís side, sophomore Justin Bronson was a multiple event winner for the Retrievers with wins in the 100 (52.52) and 200-meter (1:53.75) freestyles. Bronson teamed with freshman Matt Mattingly, junior Adam Eiben, and senior Juan Ortiz to win the 400-meter freestyle relay in a time of 3:32.30. The only other individual winner for the men was sophomore Evan Roseberry, who tied for first in the 200-meter butterfly in a time of 2:09.34.
The Retriever women return to action tomorrow to host