UMBC Continues Dominance at CCSA Championships; Remains in First After Day Three

UMBC Continues Dominance at CCSA Championships; Remains in First After Day Three


Athens, Ga.—UMBC men's swimming and diving continues their dominant performance at the 2015 CCSA Championships. The men remain in first place heading into the final day.

Nikola Trajkovic () placed second in the 400 IM to kick off day three. Trajkovic set a new school record in the event, finishing in 3:53.95. The mark also qualified Nikola with an NCAA B cut.

Three Retrievers finished in the top five of the 200 free. Gregor Sporlein () won the event with a time of 1:37.61, while Rob Breen () and Jonas Gutzat () also earned points for UMBC. Breen finished in third with a time of 1:37.92, and Gutzat was fifth in 1:38.13. Leo Endres took gold in the 100 breast, setting a new school record in a time of 54.59. John Carroll () finished third in a time of 55.84.

Andrew Schrantz (New Holland, Pa./Garden Spot) placed second in the 100 back with a time of 49.36, finishing just behind Connor Bos of Gardner-Webb. The final swimming event of the day was the 400 medley relay, which UMBC won. The team of Trajkovic, Endres, Schrantz and Sporlein took gold, touching the wall in 3:16.41.

Ryan Green (Ellicott City, Md./Centennial) swept the diving disciplines, winning the 1 meter dive on Friday. Green scored 317.15, while fellow senior Pak Lam Wong (Hong Kong/Kowloon Technical School) took second with a score of 300.15.

Heading into the final day of competition, UMBC sits in first with 699 points. Incarnate Word is in second place, with 535 points. Gardner-Webb and NJIT are holding strong at third and fourth with 484 and 190 points respectively. VMI (158 points) and Howard (113) round out the field.

The final day of competition begins at 10:00 a.m. with the prelims, and finals beginning at 6:00 p.m.