Six Named CollegeSwimming.com's Mid-Major All-American Honorable MentionBALTIMORE—Seniors Eric Jones (Gambrills, Md./Arundel) and Brad Reitz (Ellicott City, Md./Howard), junior Abbey McKenney (Wilmington, Del./Brandywine) and sophomores Pierre De Waal (Pretoria, South Africa/Tuks Sport/Cleveland State), Amy Fay (Haverhill, Mass./Haverhill) and Jennifer Kotonias (Burtonsville, Md./Academy of Holy Cross) have been named to the Mid-Major All-American Honorable Mention list by CollegeSwimming.com, the website announced Monday.
Four Retrievers Named to 2011 America East Swimming and Diving All-Academic TeamCAMBRIDGE, Mass.—Four members of the UMBC Swimming and Diving team, seniors Keilan Freeman (Calgary, Alberta, Canada/Argyll Centre) and Phillip Novotny (Fairfield, Conn./Fairfield Warde) and sophomores Andrew Eckhoff (Chelmsford, Mass./Chelmsford) and Tara Morrissette (Somersworth, N.H./Saint Thomas Aquinas), have been named to the 2011 America East Swimming and Diving All-Academic Team.
McKenney, De Waal, Eckhoff Earn America East Swimming and Diving Weekly AwardsCAMBRIDGE, Mass.--UMBC Swimming and Diving junior Abbey McKenney (Wilmington, Del./Brandywine) and sophomores Pierre De Waal (Pretoria, South Africa/Tuks Sport/Cleveland State) and Andrew Eckhoff (Chelmsford, Mass./Chelmsford) have been named America East Female Swimmer and conference Male Swimmer and Diver of the Week, respectively, the conference announced Tuesday.
Swimming and Diving Hosts Marist Saturday for Alumni and Senior DayBALTIMORE--The UMBC men's and women's swimming and diving teams will compete for the final time at the UMBC Natatorium this season Saturday, as they host Marist at noon on Alumni and Senior Day. Quick results will be available on the UMBC Dawg Blog and live video of the action will be available at http://www.umbcretrievers.tv.
Swimming and Diving Sweeps Drexel, Howard SaturdayPHILADELPHIA, Pa.—The UMBC men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams swept Drexel and Howard Saturday, winning all 28 swimming events. The men defeated Drexel, 187-122, and Howard, 234-63, while the women defeated the Dragons, 169-116, and the Bison, 183-97.
Swimming and Diving Look to Defend Patriot Invitational Crowns This WeekendBALTIMORE—The UMBC men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams travel to Fairfax, Va., this weekend looking to defend their Patriot Invitational titles. Last year, the men won their fourth straight crown with 922.5 points, while the women took home their second title in three years with 1,006 points.
Swimming and Diving Falls to Navy Friday AfternoonANNAPOLIS, Md.—The UMBC men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams fell to Navy Friday afternoon, with the Navy men winning 158-131, while the women won 161-131. Both Retrievers fall to 1-1 on the season.
Women's 200 Medley Relay Breaks UMBC Natatorium Record as Swimming and Diving Sweeps RiderBALTIMORE—The women’s 200-yard medley relay team of junior Kathryn Moorby (Cape May, N.J./Lower Cape May Regional), freshman Talor Tadena (Orangevale, Calif./Bella Vista), senior Sarah Ryan (Rockville Centre, N.Y./Oceanside) and sophomore Abbey McKenney (Wilmington, Del./Brandywine) broke the UMBC Natatorium record in a time of 1:46.70 as UMBC men’s and women’s swimming and diving team defeated Rider Saturday.
Swimming and Diving Announces Captains, 2010-11 ScheduleBALTIMORE—UMBC swimming and diving seniors Keilan Freeman (Calgary, Alberta, Canada/Argyll Centre), Rebecca Godwin (Catonsville, Md./Notre Dame Prep), Eric Jones (Gambrills, Md./Arundel), Sarah Ryan (Rockville Centre, N.Y./Oceanside), Amanda Shinholser (Burtonsville, Md./Springbrook) and junior John Mendenhall (Cherry Hill, N.J./Cherry Hill East) have been named captains for the 2010-11 season, head coach Chad Cradock announced today.