Ilia Rattsev

Mid-Major Mini Capsules: Champions and Award Winners from Week 3

Villanova women’s team captured their seventh straight Big East Swimming and Diving conference title over the past weekend

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Navy Comes Out on Top, More Records Fall on Final Day on Final Day of ECACs

Navy came out ahead in the women’s and men’s meets by convincing margins this year. Another pair of ECAC records fell on the final day of the meet.

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UMBC’s Rattsev Breaks Conference Record in 50 Free with 19.85 on Day 1 of ECACs

Rattsev swam a 19.85, touching as the only swimmer in the field to break 20 seconds.

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2020 America East Day 4: UNH Women Win Title; Metzler Breaks Another Record

Metzler put up a lifetime best 1:57.17 to clear the records by half a second and was subsequently named the women’s America East 2020 Most Outstanding Swimmer

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2020 America East Day 3: Metzler Closes in on 2019 NCAA Cutoff with 400 IM Win

Metzler took her 2nd win and Meet Record of the weekend and is about a second and a half away from what it took to make NCAAs in 2019.

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America East Day 2: Metzler Sets Conference Record to Repeat as 500 Free Champ

That’s Metzler’s 2nd America East Record in as many days. Last night, she dropped 3 seconds in the 200 free to set the record on the 800 free relay leadoff.

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America East Day 1: UMBC Takes Down Men’s 800 Free Relay Pool Record on Day 1

Ilia Rattsev led them off in 1:36.65, a lifetime best by a couple of tenths and his first best time in the event since 2018.

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UMBC’s Rattsev, Marin Headline America East Weekly Awards

UMBC’s Ilia Rattsev and Natalija Marin both earned America East Swimmer of the Week honors, while Vermont’s Emily Murphy was the Diver of the Week.

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Johns Hopkins Women, UMBC Men Each Pick Up 2 Wins in Delaware

The Johns Hopkins women won eight events en route to a sweep of UMBC and host Delaware Saturday, while the UMBC men topped the Bluejays and Blue Hens.

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Navy Women Win All 16 Events, Men Take 11 in Road Sweep of UMBC

Navy’s men’s team won 11 events during its 158-128 win over UMBC and the Navy women’s squad won all 16 events in its 171-115 victory over the Retrievers.

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UMBC Men and Women Take Lead into Day 4 of America East Championships

The UMBC men broke 2 Meet Records on Saturday: Alexander Gliese in the 100 back, and the men’s 400 medley relay (which Gliese led off).

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Rattsev, McDonald Break Meet Records On Day 2 Of America East Champs

Ilia Rattsev of UMBC and Juliana McDonald of Maine both took down the America East Championship meet records in the 50 free on day 2 in Worcester.

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UMBC Sweeps Swimming Events on Day 1 of America East Championships

UMBC won all 3 men’s events on day 1, including a new conference record in the 200 medley relay.

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East Carolina Wraps Dual Meet Slate with Sweep of UMBC

The ECU swimming and diving teams wrapped up their dual meet schedule Saturday afternoon with a sweep of the UMBC Retrievers at Minges Natatorium. The Pirate men posted a 194-106 win, while the women earned a 157-143 victory.

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UMBC Sweeps America East Foe VMI on Saturday

The UMBC swimming and diving teams closed out the 2018 portion of its schedule with a Saturday sweep over America East foe VMI on December 1. The women won by a score of 118-81, while the men finished with a score of 157-121.

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