WASHINGTON - The Gallaudet University men's and women's swimming and diving program released its 2016-17 schedule today as announced by fifth-year head coach Larry Curran.
The Bison begin the 2016-17 campaign at home on Saturday, Oct. 22, as the women's team competes against Sweet Briar College while the men's team goes up against Hampden-Sydney College at 1 p.m.
The month of November is a busy one for the buff and blue as GU welcomes Marymount (Va.) University to the Field House pool on Friday, Nov. 4, for a 6 p.m. meet followed by another non-conference meet on Saturday, Nov. 5, at 1 p.m. against Elizabethtown College. The following weekend, Gallaudet host Ferrum College's men's and women's teams along with the Hollins College women's team on Nov. 12. This is the last home meet of the 2016-17 season for the Bison.
GU closes out the month with its conference opener at Cedar Crest College in Allentown, Pa., on Nov. 19. The Bison men's team will swim against Cazenovia College while the women's team faces Cazenovia and the host Falcons.
GU will travel to Aurora, N.Y., the first weekend in December to face North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) foes SUNY Cobleskill and the host Express of Wells College on Dec. 3.
The Bison will begin the new year in York, Pa., to swim against Penn St.-Altoona and the host Spartans of York (Pa.) College on Friday, Jan. 13, at 5 p.m. in a non-conference dual meet. Gallaudet then closes out the regular-season schedule with an away meet at Stevenson University on Saturday, Jan. 21.
Gallaudet will then train and prepare for the 2017 NEAC swimming and diving championships being held on Feb. 10-12. The site of the conference championship will be announced at a later date. The Bison men's team placed third and the women's team finished fifth overall at last year's conference championships.
2016-17 Gallaudet Swimming and Diving Schedule Overview
- Season/home opener: vs. Sweet Briar (women) & Hampden-Sydney (men) (Sat., Oct. 22)
- Conference opener: at Cedar Crest (women) & Cazenovia (Sat., Nov. 19)
- 2016 Conference Women's Champs" vs. Cazenovia (Sat., Nov. 19)
- 2016 Conference Men's Champs: at Wells (Sat., Dec. 3)
- Last home meet: vs. Hollins (women) & Ferrum (Sat., Nov. 12)