Retrievers Sit in First After Day One of CCSA Championships

Retrievers Sit in First After Day One of CCSA Championships

Results

Athens, Ga.—UMBC men's swimming and diving sits in first place after day one of the CCSA Championships. The Retrievers earned gold in the 800 free relay, while taking third in the 200 medley on Wednesday.

Ilia Rattsev, Ahmed Wahby, Nikola Trajkovic, and Gregor Spoerlein won gold in the 800 free relay, touching in with a time of 6:30.95, two second ahead of the team from Incarnate Word.

The 200 medley relay team of Alexander Gliese, Luis Galvan, Philip Adejumo and Spoerlein took bronze with a time of 1:29.32.

A pair of Retrievers earned spots in the finals of the 1 meter dive. Elijah Wright took bronze with a score of 325.10, improving on his score of 302.70 from the prelims. Ben Parker finished in eighth with a score of 254.15, besting his prelim score of 230.10. 

The meet continues with day two tomorrow with prelims at 10 a.m. and finals at 6 p.m.

 

Standings After Day One:

1. UMBC - 187

2. Old Dominion - 166

3. Florida Atlantic - 162

4. Incarnate Word - 159

5. NJIT - 156

6. Gardner-Webb - 118

7. Howard - 94

8. VMI - 88