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Men Sweep 10 Events, Record 14 Victories as UMBC Swimming and Diving Splits with Towson
Freshman Brad Reitz won the 100 and 200 yard butterfly events and was part of the winning 200 medley and 400 free relays against Towson.
BALTIMOREóThe UMBC menís and womenís swimming and diving team split Saturdayís meet with Towson, as the men were victorious by a score of 160-107, while the women fell, 171-122.
On the menís side, the Retrievers (3-1) won 14 of 16 events, recording 1-2-3 sweeps in 10 events, while the Tigers (1-5) came out on top in just two events, the 100 and 200 breaststrokes.
Junior Justin Bronson (
Reitz added two victories of his own, turning in times of 51.89 and 1:57.06 to lead Retriever sweeps of the 100 and 200 butterfly events, while Mattingly was fastest in the 50 free, as he led a Retriever sweep with a time of 21.92.
Reitz and Mattingly also combined with sophomore Rasmus Kutt (
Freshmen Mat Carson (Toronto, Ontario, Canada/Silverthorn Collegiate Institute), Mike Morabito (Owego, N.Y./Owego Free Academy), and Chris Cheng (Raleigh, N.C./Enloe) led the final event sweeps for the Retrievers as Carson turned in a winning time of 9:45.97 in the 1000 free, Morabito recorded a score of 216.15 in 1-meter diving, and Cheng scored 224.33 on the 3-meter board.
The only other individual winners for the Retrievers were junior Milos Djukic (
On the womenís side, the Retrievers (2-3) totaled three double-winners on the day, as junior Tina Cantwell (
Cantwell turned in times of 1:05.94 and 2:21.00 to take the 100 and 200 breaststrokes, Kaplanova recorded times of 1:01.00 and 2:09.19 to win the 100 and 200 backstrokes, and Gall was victorious in the diving events with scores of 246.07 and 254.55 on the 1- and 3-meter boards, respectively.
The Retrievers will travel to