Records Fall on Final Day of ECAC Championships

Records Fall on Final Day of ECAC Championships


Annapolis, Md.— UMBC swimming and diving finished the ECAC Championships on Sunday as yet another school record fell. Emily Vance set a new school mark in the 200 back going sub two minutes.

Vance finished in second place with a time of 1:59.42, the first sub two-minute time in school history. Aleasha Knight and Lauren Day finished the race in fourth and seventh with times of 2:00.27 and 2:03.14.

Haylee Committe was the other lone Retriever medalist, taking third in the 200 breast with a time of 2:20.33.

On the men's side, Alexander Gliese earned gold in the 200 back, touching the wall in a time of 1:44.73.

Ilia Rattsev added to his big weekend with a silver medal in the 100 free, touching in with a time of 44.15. Gregor Spoerlein finished just behind him in fifth with a time of 44.56. 

Luis Galvan and Ahmed Wahby were the other Retriever individual medalists, both taking fifth in the 200 breast and 200 fly respectively with times of 2:01.31 and 1:48.59.

The 400 free relay team of Spoerlein, Wahby, Rattsev and Nikola Trajkovic took second in a time of 3:00.02.