BALTIMORE - The UMBC Swimming and Diving teams split a dual meet against the William and Mary Tribe on Saturday afternoon. The women picked up a 158-139 victory, while the men fell narrowly with a score of 150.5-143.5; heading into the final event of the day, the Retrievers led the Tribe, 139.5-137.5.
HOW IT HAPPENED – WOMEN
In the 200 free, Moro and Laura Massicotte (Quebec City, Quebec) finished one-two, with times of 1:51.45 and 1:54.44, respectively. The pair also finished in the top spots in the 500 free with times of 5:00.10 (Moro) and 5:04.01 (Massicotte).
In the 100 free, Committe touched in first with a time of 52.45, while Papapertrou finished third with a time of 53.44.
Caroline Sargent finished fourth in the 200 back, touching in with a time of 2:07.85, while Davis finished fifth in a time of 2:08.37.
In the 200 breast, Popalis (2:28.50), McCoy (2:29.96), and Holly Driscoll (Wallingford, Conn.) (2:31.78) finished three-four-five.
The Retrievers swept the top four spots in the 200 IM, with Massicotte finishing first in a time of 2:08.34. She was followed by Davis (2:10.25), Lajoie (2:11.52), and Aleasha Knight (Ottawa, Ontario) (2:12.00).
In the 400 free relay, the team of Papapertrou, Moro, Popalis, and Committe finished first in a time of 3:30.51.
In the diving events, the Retrievers swept both disciplines. In the 1 meter dive, Devin Gromen (Crofton, Md./Arundel) finished first with a score of 237.60, followed by Abby Biddulph (Egg Harbor City, N.J.) (234.90) and Isabel Rayner (Potomac, Md./Winston Churchill) (178.88).
In the 3 meter dive, Biddulph finished first with a score of 225.51, followed by Gromen (222.98) and Rayner (191.48).
HOW IT HAPPENED – MEN
Alexander Gliese, Luis Galvan Cardenas, Tiago Asakawa, and Ilia Rattsev finished first in the 200 medley relay with a time of 1:31.24
Kai Wisner (Syracuse, N.Y.) finished first in the 1000 free with a time of 9:37.28, while Haythem Abdelkhalek (Ariana, Tunisia) finished fifth in a time of 10:03.78.
Rattsev finished first in the 200 free, touching in with a time of 1:40.95, while Jonah Pennington (Kingwood, Texas) finished fifth in a time of 1:45.99.
Gliese and Garrett Wlochowski (Manchester, Conn.) finished one-two in the 100 back, touching in with times of 50.17 and 51.29, respectively. The pair also finished in the top two spots in the 200 back with times of 1:48.05 (Gliese) and 1:53.12 (Wlochowski).
Galvan Cardenas and Kai Vilbig (Germantown, Md./Seneca Valley) finished three-four in the 100 breast, touching in with times of 58.98 and 59.85, respectively.
Matt Bennici (Walkersville, Md./Walkersville) finished second in the 200 fly with a time of 1:53.29. Jack Carlisle (Cape Town, South Africa) and Mac Hoskins (Columbia, Md./Mount St. Joseph's) finished four-five, touching the wall in 1:54.58 and 1:55.41, respectively.
In the 50 free, Asakawa finished second with a time of 21.05. Connor Ganley (Ellicott City, Md./Mount St. Joseph's) finished fifth in a time of 22.22.
Rattsev finished second in the 100 free, touching in with a time of 46.18.
Galvan Cardenas finished second in the 200 breast, touching in with a time of 2:08.46.
Wisner and Gliese finished two-three in the 500 free, with times of 4:41.81 and 4:44.72, respectively.
Carlisle finished second in the 100 in a time of 51.70, while Asakawa and Satori Dobbie (Christchurch, New Zealand) tied for third in a time of 51.72.
In a thrilling finished, Rattsev tied for first place in the 200 IM with a time of 1:53.40. Galvan Cardenas finished fifth in a time of 1:57.10.
The 400 free relay team of Asakawa, Dobbie, Carlisle, and Pennington finished second in a time of 3:08.36.
On the board, the Retrievers finished one-two-three in both disciplines. ElijahWright (Baltimore, Md./Loyola Blakefield) finished first in the 1 meter dive with a score of 278.55, followed by Leo Buoye (Spencerport, N.Y.) (254.02), and Ben Parker (Lawrenceville, Ga.) (244.20).
In the 3 meter dive, Wright finished first with a score of 327.52, followed by Parker (275.17) and Buoye (273.00).
ONTO THE NEXT ONE
The Retrievers will return home on Thursday, October 25 as they host crosstown rivals Towson at 4 p.m.