UMBC Sweeps Bucknell

LEWISBURG, Pennsylvania, December 3. THE UMBC men's and women's swimming and diving teams swept host Bucknell Sunday afternoon at Kinney Natatorium. The Retriever men (5-1) defeated the Bison, 137-75, while the women won by a score of 129-106.

Sophomore Evan Roseberry led the way for the men with three victories. He took first in the 500-free (4:40.08), 1,000-free (9:31.66) and 200-fly (1:54.99), leading a Retriever sweep of the top three spots in the 500 and the top four in the 1,000.

Sophomore Justin Bronson and senior Jeff Salgado each won two events for the Retriever men, as Bronson took the 100-free (47.22) and 200-free (1:44.81) and Salgado swept the relays with scores of 246.75 on the 1-meter board and 280.65 in the 3-meter competition. Senior Tim Conway (21.26) led a UMBC sweep in the 50-free, and junior Adam Eiben (1:58.15) and freshman Rasmus Kutt (1:51.76) did the same in the 200-IM and 200-back, respectively. Junior Scott Auchter also won the 200-breast (2:10.04).

In addition, the UMBC men swept the relays, with Kutt, Auchter, freshman Zach Vonder Haar and senior Juan Ortiz taking the 400-medley relay (3:30.07), and Vonder Haar, Eiben, sophomore Milos Djukic and freshman John Seniz winning the 400-free relay (3:13.45).

On the women's side, junior Meghan Sackett won three individual events – the 200-free (1:55.27), the 500-free (5:05.51) and the 200-fly (2:09.98). Senior Agnes Stanislawska led a retriever sweep in the 200-IM (2:08.30) and also won the 200-back (2:08.10). Sophomore Daniele Surkovich won the 50-free (24.10) and 100-free (52.16), and senior Ashley Houghton swept the diving events with scores of 267.23 on the 1-meter board and 252.00 on the 3-meter board.

Junior Rachel Lesslie also won the 1,000-free (10:45.63), and sophomore Tina Cantwell took the 200-breast (2:21.65).

In addition, the UMBC women swept the relays, with Stanislawska, Cantwell, freshman Kate Chialastri and junior Lindsey Engler taking the 400-medley relay (3:58.79), and freshman Lindsay Sherman, Surkovich, Engler and sophomore Joy Wilde winning the 400-free relay (3:37.42).