CHARLOTTE, N.C. (TheCCSA.com) – UMBC freshman Ilia Rattsev (Moscow, Russia) has been named the CCSA Men's Swimmer of the Week, while teammate Elijah Wright (Baltimore, Md.) has been named Men's Diver of the Week for meets contested Jan. 16-22, the CCSA announced Tuesday.
Rattsev was the only Retriever to pick up an individual win, as well as a win in a relay against East Carolina this past weekend. In the 500 free he clocked in a time of 4:35.22 and helped UMBC win the 400 relay with a final time of 3:05.30.
Wright had finished as the top Retriever in both the 1m and 3m dives with scores of 259.72 and 262.65, respectively.
Also nominated for Swimmer of the Week: Nicholas Haughton (Howard).