UMBC Completes Day Two of Patriot Invitational; Sit in Third Place

UMBC Completes Day Two of Patriot Invitational; Sit in Third Place

Day Two Results

Fairfax, Va.—The UMBC swimming and diving teams returned to the pool today on day two of the Patriot Invitational. Sophomore Emily Escobedo picked up another individual victory on the day.

On the men's side, the Retrievers took home a third place finish in the 200 medley relay. The quartet of Lauri Kaei, Leo Endres, Philip Adejumo, and Gregor Sporlein finished in a time of 1:33.71. Sporlein then teamed with Rob Breen, Jared Vance and Jonas Gutzat for a second place finish in the 800 free relay, with a time of 6:49.24.

Gutzat earned silver in the 200 free, touching the wall in a time of 1:41.08. Fellow 800 free relay teammate Leo Endres took second in the 100 breast with a time of 57.44. Nikola Trajkovic finished third in the 100 breast (57.45) and sixth in the 400 IM (4:07.27).

The women were once again led by Emily Escobedo. Emily took gold in the 400 IM, with a time of 4:24.22. Escobedo also finished in third in the 100 breast, touching the wall in a time of 1:03.87.

On the boards, Coco Darelius took second in the 1 meter dive with a score of 249.55, while Pak Lam Wong finished in third on the 3 meter boards with a score of 291.35.

After two days of competition, host George Mason leads both the men and women. UMBC sits in seventh place on the women's side, while the men are in third. The teams will conclude the event tomorrow with prelims at 10:00 a.m., and finals at 6:00 p.m.