Sporlein and Green Sweep CCSA Weekly Awards for Third Straight Week

Sporlein and Green Sweep CCSA Weekly Awards for Third Straight Week

CCSA Release | Cradock Interview

Charlotte, N.C.—Sophomore Gregor Sporlein (Bamberg, Germany/Clavius Gymnasium) and senior Ryan Green (Ellicott City, Md./Centennial) have been named CCSA Swimmer and Diver of the Week on Tuesday.

Sporlein won two individual events, and was a part of the two winning relay teams in their 149-120 win against George Washington on Saturday. Gregor won the 50 free (21.03) and the 100 free (46.40), while also swimming the anchor leg in the 200 medley and 400 free relay teams. He teamed up with Lauri Kaei, Leo Endres, and Philip Adejumo to win the 200 medley relay in a time of 1:34.79. Sporlein ended the meet with a win in the 400 free relay, along with Kaei, Jonas Gutzat and Rob Breen in a time of 3:08.06.

Green turned in another strong performance on the boards, winning both the 1 and 3 meter diving competitions. The senior turned in a score of 328.20 in the 1 meter competition and a score of 352.28 on the 3 meter boards.

Ryan has already qualified for NCAA Zone Diving competition in March. Green will be joined by senior Pak Lam Wong (Hong Kong/Kowloon Technical School),as well as freshman Katie Young (Bethesda, Md./Walter Johnson) and junior Coco Darelius (Rye, N.Y./Rye) on the women's side. This will be the third year in a row that four divers will represent UMBC at the championships.

Also on Tuesday, Head Coach Chad Cradock was featured on Swimming World's "The Morning Swim Show," hosted by Jeff Commings. The link to the interview can be found above.

The Retrievers return to the pool on November 20-22 at the George Mason Invitational. The three day meet will start at 10:00 a.m. each day from Fairfax, Va.