Charlotte, N.C.—UMBC swimming and diving freshman Elijah Wright was named CCSA (Coastal Collegiate Sports Association) Diver of the Week for the fourth week this year, the conference announced on Tuesday. Wright led the Retrievers in diving at the Virginia Tech Tri-Meet w/Gardner-Webb on Saturday.
Wright was the top Retriever finisher in both diving disciplines. The rookie placed fifth in the 1 meter dive, scoring a 258.63. He then turned in a score of 235.35 on the 3 meter board for another fifth place finish.
The Retrievers are back in the pool this Saturday, Nov. 7 against Penn. The meet with the Quakers begins at 2:00 p.m. from the UMBC Aquatic Complex.