The following is a press release courtesy of UMBC:
Annapolis, Md.– The UMBC swimming and diving teams fell to Navy on Wednesday. The men fell 151-138, while the women lost 154.5-143.5. Both the men and the women fall to 1-1 on the year.
On the men’s side, UMBC took one of the relays, winning the 400 free relay. The quartet of Lauri Kaei, Trevor Doll, Jonas Gutzat, and Gregor Sporlein won with a time of 3:28.32.
Andrew Schrantz and Nikola Trajkovic each picked up individual wins for the Retrievers. Schrantz was a winner in the 100 fly with a time of 58.87. Trajkovic won the 200 IM in 2:05.90.
On the boards, both Ryan Green and Pak Lam Wong went one-two in the 1 and 3 meter dives. Green won the 1 meter with a score of 300.83 and the 3 meter with a tally of 304.35. Wong scored a 273.45 on the 1 meter and a 274.65 on the 3 meter.
The women swept both relays on the day. Lauren Day, Amanda Day, Emily Escobedo and Kristie Langford won the 200 medley relay in 1:59.80. Catherine Frediani, Allison Atkinson, Allie Caulfield and Langford won the 400 free relay with a time of 3:58.90.
Emily Escobedo paced the Retrievers with three individual wins. Emily was a winner in the 100 breast (1:11.73) and the 200 breast (2:33.78), as well as the 200 IM (2:21.78). Allie Caulfield was a dual winner, taking the 100 free (58.56) and the 200 free (2:06.56).
Brenda Rhodes took home gold in the 400 free. Rhodes touched the wall at 4:28.22 for UMBC.
The Retrievers are back in the pool this weekend, when they host the CCSA North Invite at the UMBC Aquatic Complex. Competition begins at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday and 10:00 a.m. on Sunday.