BALTIMORE, MD. - Against two large, formidable opponents, Howard fought a tough battle against the Drexel Dragons and the host UMBC Retrievers on Saturday afternoon. The tri-meet saw the Bison women fall to the Retrievers 124-87 and the men being taken down, 108-79. Drexel proved triumphant, as well, defeating the Bison 113 - 66 and 119-65 for the women and the men, respectively.
The men were led by senior Brad Worrell, who placed seventh in both the 200 freestyle (1:52.85) and 100 freestyle (50.32.) Alyssa Rogers paced the Bison women, with a sixth place finishes in the 100 breaststroke in 1:12.06, and another sixth place mark in the 200 breaststroke with a 2:36.29.
Both Worrell and Rogers contributed to the team's lone two relays. The women commenced the meet with a seventh place 200 medley relay swim. Freshmen E'lan Brewer and Summer Davis teamed with senior Polo Edwards and Rogers for their 2:01.59. To conclude the meet, Worrell led-off the 200 freestyle relay, and with juniors Damjan Strbac and Justin Morrison along with freshman Darien Washington, pulled in an eighth place finish with a 1:37.51.
The Bison will next face George Washington University on Friday, January 22 and then ready themselves for Senior Day on Saturday, January 23.