BOSTON, Mass. – Junior Ilia Rattsev (Moscow, Russia) has been named the America East Male Swimmer of the Week for the week ending October 15, the conference announced Wednesday.
Rattsev was the top swimmer at UMBC's meet against Navy on October 12, earning three first place finishes.
The junior touched in first in the 50 free (20.85), 100 free (45.91), and 200 free (1:40.32). Rattsev also anchored the 200 medley relay team that came in second place with a time of 1:30.96.
The UMBC swimming and diving teams will return home on Saturday, Oct. 20 as they host William and Mary at 1 p.m.