Pair of Retrievers Earn Gold; UMBC in First Heading Into Final Day

Pair of Retrievers Earn Gold; UMBC in First Heading Into Final Day

Day Three Results

Athens, Ga.—UMBC men's swimming and diving pulled ahead of Incarnate Word for first place heading into the final day of the CCSA Championships on Friday. A pair of Retrievers earned gold medals, with Leo Endres setting a new school record in the process. 

Endres won the 100 breast in a time of 54.27, breaking his previous school mark of 54.53 he set last year. 

Gregor Spoerlein was the other Retriever with a gold medal on Friday. Spoerlein won the 200 free in a time of 1:37.63 after going 1:37.90 in the prelims. 

Nikola Trajkovic hit the medal stand with a fourth place finish in the 400 IM with a time of 3:55.80. Phillip Adejumo took bronze in the100 fly, finishing the race in a time of 48.43.

In the lone relay of the day, the foursome of Alexander Gliese, Leo Endres, Phillip Adejumo, and Gregor Spoerlein took silver in the 400 medley relay with a time of 3:16.06.

Heading into the final day, UMBC sits atop the men's standings with 1,033 points. Incarnate Word is in second with 921 points, while Old Dominion and Gardner-Webb are third and fourth with 859.5 and 769 points each. Florida Atlantic (685), NJIT (365.5), Howard (234) and VMI (205) round out the eight team field.

The final day of competition commences tomorrow at 10 a.m. with prelims, and concludes at 6 p.m. with finals.