URI, UMass Set for Battle Saturday in Tootell

URI, UMass Set for Battle Saturday in Tootell

Rhode Island gets its first look at Atlantic 10 competition this weekend when the Rams host Massachusetts in the Tootell Aquatics Center. The meet begins at 12 p.m.

Series History - Rhode Island vs. Massachusetts

  • Rhode Island and Massachusetts have competed against each other 21 times dating back to 1978.
  • The Rams won the first three meetings, but UMass has won the last 18 straight.
  • This is the second straight season Rhody has hosted Massachusetts.
  • Rhody enters the meet 5-0, while UMass is 4-1.

What to Know

  • Rhode Island's contingent of divers has won both the 1-meter and 3-meter events in all three of its meets. Marta Baumann has won the 3-meter twice, while Katy Evans has done the same in the 1-meter.
  • Alyssa Campone has won both the 1-meter and 3-meter once.
  • UMass senior Maja Boric is the defending Atlantic 10 champion in the 1-meter dive, and she won the 3-meter title in 2017-18.
  • UMass has 12 straight individual winners in the 1-meter dive and three straight champions in the 3-meter drive.