GREENVILLE, North Carolina, January 21. The East Carolina women's swimming and diving lost the meet against UMBC this afternoon by one point as UMBC claimed victory in the last event, the 400-yard free relay, to claim a 119-118 victory. The men's team also suffered defeat, falling 134-103.
The loss drops the Lady Pirates record to 9-3 overall, while the men's team is now 7-4 this season.
Junior Rebecca Perry and freshman Kristian Ramkvist each won a pair of events. Perry claimed victory in the 50 (23.53) and 100-yard freestyle (52.16). Ramkvist won the 200 IM (1:54.54) and the 200-yard breaststroke (2:09.00).
The Pirates swept the 200-yard butterfly with senior Kate Gordon (2:07.60) and freshman Jeff Miller (1:55.22) winning their respective events.
Junior Christie Icenhower also collected first place honors on the one-meter board with a total score of 254.03.
ECU will concludes its regular season on Saturday, Jan. 27, at Duke. The meet is scheduled for a 1 p.m. EST start.