Senior Justin Bronson won the 200 and 500 free events Saturday.
COLLEGE PARK, Md.óThe UMBC menís swimming and diving team split a pair of meets with Towson and Maryland, while the womenís team suffered two defeats. The menís team (3-3) defeated Towson, 168-132, but lost to the Terps, 163-134. The womenís team (3-5) dropped a 226-70 decision to the Tigers and 205-89 to Maryland.
Senior Justin Bronson (Oshawa, Ontario, Canada/Msgr. Paul Dwyer) pulled off a double on the day, taking the 200 free (1:41.28) and the 500 free in a UMBC season-best time of 4:38.40.
Senior Evan Roseberry (Sinking Spring, Pa./Wilson) put forth another solid performance, winning the 1,000 free in 9:35.90, almost seven seconds faster than his previous season-best time.
Freshman John Mendenhall (Cherry Hill, N.J./Cherry Hill East) continued to impress in his first year, winning the 200 breast in a time of 2:06.82.
The Retrievers return to action next weekend at the George Mason Patriot Invitational Friday through Saturday.