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UMBC Swimming and Diving Sweeps Howard
Katie Spohnholz swept the diving events against Howard and qualified for the NCAA Zone Regionals on the 1-meter board.
Washington, D.C.-In their first competition after a five-week layoff, the UMBC menís and womenís swimming and diving teams swept host Howard Wednesday afternoon. The men (6-1) won by a score of 119-70, while the women (9-1) won, 108-85.
Senior diver Katie Spohnholz qualified for the NCAA Zone Regionals on the 1-meter board and won both diving competitions. Other winners for the Retriever women included senior Jesse Rowton in the 1,000-free (11:11.42), junior Lindsey Engler in the 200-free (1:58.62), freshman Tereza Kaplanova in the 400-IM (4:35.60), sophomore Tina Cantwell in the 100-back (1:02.33), freshman Lindsey Sherman in the 500-free (5:23.84) and sophomore Daniele Surkovich in the 100-breast (1:09.22).
The women also swept the relays with times of 1:52.82 in the 200-medley and 1:42.43 in the 200-free.
On the menís side, senior diver Jeff Salgado was the only multiple winner for the Retrievers as he swept the diving events. Other winners included senior Juan Ortiz in the 1,000-free (9:57.53), senior Ryan Karrer in the 200-free (1:48.90), freshman Rasmus Kutt in the 50-free (22.78), sophomore Evan Roseberry in the 400-IM (4:16.97), sophomore Freddie Reitz in the 100-free (49.58), junior Alejandro Lopez in the 100-back (56.06) and freshman John Seniz in the 500-free (4:57.22).
The men also swept the relays with times of 1:40.13 in the 200-medley and 1:29.65 in the 200-free.
The Retrievers return to the pool on Saturday, Jan. 20, when they travel to