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 for the fifth time in six weeks. Wright was the top Retriever diver at the Patriot Invitational this past weekend.
The Baltimore native earned a sixth place finish on the 1 meter boards on Thursday. Wright scored a 239.25 in the prelims, before besting that score with a 242.40 in the finals. He followed that up with an 11th place finish in the 3 meter dive, scoring 193.70 on Friday.
The Retrievers have concluded the 2015 portion of the schedule. Following a training trip in Florida, UMBC will host Howard on January 9 on Senior/Alumni Day.