BOSTON, Mass. - Following their performances at the George Mason Patriot Invitational, senior Hania Moro (New Cairo, Egypt) and junior Ilia Rattsev (Moscow, Russia) have been named America East Performers of the Week for the week ending Nov. 18, the conference announced Tuesday.
Moro earned Co-Female Swimmer of the Week after taking home bronze in the 500 free (4:56.83) and 1650 free (16:55.88) at the Invite, while also picking up a fourth-place finish in the 200 free (1:52.53). She shared the award with New Hampshire's Anna Metzler.
Rattsev was named Male Swimmer of the Week after he earned gold in the 50 free, touching in with a time of 20.38. He also finished second in both the 100 free (45.14) and 200 free (1:40.89).
The Retrievers will return to the pool on Saturday, Dec. 1 when they welcome VMI to the UMBC Aquatic Complex at 1 p.m.