Eric Jones Named America East Male Swimmer of the Week for the Third Time This Season

Senior Eric Jones
Senior Eric Jones

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--Senior Eric Jones (Gambrills, Md./Arundel) has been named America East Male Swimmer of the Week for the third time this season, the conference announced Tuesday.

Jones helped lead the Retrievers to a sweep of Drexel and Howard Saturday. The senior won each of his two individual events, taking the 50-yard freestyle with a time of 21.40 and the 100-yard fly with a time of 51.52. Jones was also part of the Retrievers' first-place teams in the 200 medley relay and the 400 free relay.

The Retrievers return to action Saturday, Jan. 22 when they host Marist at noon for Senior and Alumni Day at the UMBC Natatorium.