Ilia Rattsev, Junior, Swimming & Diving

Ilia Rattsev, Junior, Swimming & Diving

Junior Ilia Rattsev (Moscow, Russia) was named the UMBC Athlete of the Week presented by Subway for the week ending November 19. 

At George Mason's Patriot Invitational over the week, Rattsev earned a gold medal in the 50 free, touching in with a time of 20.38. The junior also earned second place finishes in both the 100 free (45.14) and 200 free (1:40.89).

Rattsev also helped UMBC to a fourth-place finish in the 200 medley relay, as well as sixth-place finishes in the 400 free, 800 free, and 400 medley relays.