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UMBC Men's Swimming and Diving Defeats William and Mary, 173-123, Women Fall 181-115
Senior Justin Bronson won four golds Saturday.
WILLIAMSBURG, Va.-The UMBC menís swimming and diving team finished its dual meet schedule with a 173-123 victory at William and Mary Saturday, while the womenís team dropped a 181-115 result to the Tribe. The men finish dual meet action with a 5-3-1 record, while the women fell to 4-7.
Senior Justin Bronson (Oshawa, Ontario, Canada/Msgr. Paul Dwyer) led the Retriever men with four golds on the day. He won the 100 free (46.77), 200 free (1:42.03), 500 free (4:41.83) and was part of the 400 freestyle relay team that finished first in a time of 3:08.01.
Sophomore Brad Reitz (Ellicott City, Md./Howard) also added three individual wins for UMBC, including the 100 fly (51.49), 200 fly (1:54.03) and the 200 individual medley in a time of 1:56.39.
Other winners on the menís side included senior Evan Roseberry (Sinking Spring, Pa./Wilson) in the 1,000 free in a time of 9:40.91, freshman Nour Saad (Columbia, Md./Oakland Mills) in the 200 back in 1:53.03 and freshman Jason Mattingly (Cherry Hill, N.J./Cherry Hill West) in the 50 free in a time of 21.75.
On the womenís side, junior transfer Jennifer Esposito (Lindenhurst, N.Y./Lindenhurst/C.W. Post) placed first in the 200 fly in 2:06.97 and junior Tereza Kaplanova (Prague, Czech Republic/Gymnazium J.G. Jankovskeho) took the 200 breast in 2:25.49.
The Retrievers have a couple weekends off from competition before returning to action for the 2009 America East Swimming and Diving Championships to be held Feb. 19-22 in Boston, Mass.