Charlotte, N.C.—UMBC swimming and diving freshman Elijah Wright (Baltimore, Md./Loyola Blakefield) was named CCSA (Coastal Collegiate Sports Association) Diver of the Week, as announced by the conference office on Tuesday.
Wright won his third straight award after setting career-best dives on the 1-meter board against Navy. His score of 242.85 was a career best, breaking his previous best of 213.33 set at Bucknell. In his most recent meet against Navy, Wright scored a 230.92 on the 3-meter board, finishing third.
The Retrievers return to action on Saturday, Oct. 24 against George Washington. The meet with the Colonials is slated for 1:00 p.m. at the UMBC Aquatic Complex.