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.
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.
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.
Stony Brook’s Michal Liberman and Mia Sclar and UMBC’s Tiago Asakawa and Ben Parker were honored by the America East Conference with weekly awards.
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.
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.
UMBC won all 3 men’s events on day 1, including a new conference record in the 200 medley relay.
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.