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UMBC Women’s Swimming and Diving Sweeps New Hampshire and Wagner
Ashley Houghton swept the diving events against New Hampshire and Wagner.
Baltimore-The UMBC women’s swimming and diving team rebounded from Saturday’s loss at Navy with two big wins in a double-dual meet against
The dual meet victory is the Retrievers’ second straight over the defending America East champion Wildcats. In 2005, UMBC defeated
The Retrievers won 12 of 13 events, including two each by sophomore Daniele Surkovich, junior Meghan Sackett and seniors Ashley Houghton and Agnes Stanislawska. Surkovich won both the 100-free (52.70) and the 200-free (1:53.95), while Sackett took the 500-free (5:06.96) and the 1,000-free (10:21.01). Stanislawska won the 200-IM (2:07.28) and the 200-back (2:05.69), and Houghton swept the diving events with scores of 237:51 on the 1-meter and 280.28 on the 3-meter.
Other winners for the Retrievers were junior Lindsey Engler in the 50-free (24.54) and sophomore Tina Cantwell in the 200-breast (2:18.12).
Stanislawska led a UMBC sweep in the 200-IM, with freshman Tereza Kaplanova placing second and Cantwell coming in third.
The Retrievers also swept the relays, with Stanislawska, Cantwell, freshman Kate Chialastri and Engler winning the 400-medley relay in 3:58.34 and Sackett, Surkovich, Engler and freshman Lindsay Sherman taking the 400-free relay in 3:39.24.
The Retrievers return to action next weekend, as they host America East Conference rival