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Swimming and Diving Competes in Day 1 Prelims at Patriot Invitational
FAIRFAX, Va.ó15 members of the UMBC menís and womenís swimming and diving teams qualified for championship finals in the prelim session on Day 1 of the Patriot Invitational in Fairfax, Va.
Senior Sam Maccherola (Woolford, Md./South Carroll/Tennessee) qualified second in the 500 free with a time of 4:59.14 and seventh in the 50 free in 24.23. Freshman Abbey McKenney (
The senior will be joined in the 500 final by senior Jennifer Esposito (Lindenhurst, N.Y./Lindenhurst/C.W. Post), junior Rebecca Godwin (
Four Retrievers men qualified for the 50 free final, including seniors Matt Mattingly (Cherry Hill, NJ./Cherry Hill West) and Zach Vonder Haar (
In the 200 IM, juniors Brad Reitz (
Tonightís finals session begins at 6 p.m. and will also include the 200 free and 400 medley relays.