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Swimming and Diving Notebook: UMBC Inks Record Number in Early Signing Period
Head coach Chad Cradock announced the Retrievers' early signing class.
Baltimore-UMBC head swimming and diving coach Chad Cradock announced today that seven high school seniors have signed National Letters of Intent to join the Retrievers next season, the most ever for UMBC in the early signing period.
Four of the recruits are familiar with Cradock and his coaching staff, as they currently swim for the Retriever Aquatic Club. Danielle Cruz (
Joining Cruz and Godwin on the womenís team will be Gabrielle Johnson (
Joining Reitz and Weston on the menís team will be Philip Novotny (
Retrievers Ranked High: Both the Retriever men and women are ranked in the top 10 in the CollegeSwimming.com Mid-Major Power Rankings. The men (4-1) are ranked seventh with 167.87 points, just 0.95 points behind sixth-place
On the womenís side, the Retrievers (6-1) are ranked eighth with 166.95 points, just nine-hundredths of a point behind seventh-place
The Retrievers return to action this weekend as they head to Bucknell for a 12 p.m. meet on Sunday, Dec. 3.