WASHINGTON - The Gallaudet University men's and women's swimming and diving program released its 2017-18 schedule today as announced by sixth-year head coach Larry Curran.
The Bison begin the 2017-18 campaign at home on Saturday, Oct. 14, as they welcome Frostburg State University for a home meet at 1 p.m. This is Gallaudet's only home meet of the fall semester.
Two weeks later, the women's team competes against Sweet Briar College while the men's team goes up against Hampden-Sydney College at 1 p.m. in Virginia.
Gallaudet will begin the month of November in Pennsylvania at Elizabethtown College on Nov. 4 followed by a trip to Cedar Crest College for a conference double-dual meet for the women's team between the host Falcons and Wells College. The men's team will swim against Wells at the meet.
GU returns to the D.C. region and makes the short trip to Arlington, Va., to go up against Marymount (Va.) University in a non-conference meet on Friday, Nov. 17.
The Bison will close out the fall semester during the second weekend in December with a trip to Cazenovia, N.Y., for a North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) double-dual meet with SUNY Cobleskill and the host Wildcats of Cazenovia College on Dec. 9.
Gallaudet returns from winter break to host Penn St.-Altoona on Friday, Jan. 12, 2018, in Field House pool. The next day the swimming program will celebrate Senior Day as it hosts Bridgewater (Va.) College at 1 p.m. GU will conclude the regular season with a road meet against Stevenson University the following Saturday (Jan. 20).
Gallaudet will then train and prepare for the 2018 NEAC swimming and diving championships being held on Feb. 9-11 in Cobleskill, N.Y. The Bison men's team placed second and the women's team finished fifth overall at last year's conference championships.
2017-18 Gallaudet Swimming and Diving Schedule Overview
- Season/home opener: vs. Frostburg St. (Sat., Oct. 14)
- Conference opener: at Cedar Crest (women) & Wells (Sat., Nov. 11)
- 2017 Conference Women's Champs" vs. Cazenovia (Sat., Dec. 9)
- 2017 Conference Men's Champs: vs. SUNY Cobleskill in Cazenovia, N.Y. (Sat., Dec. 9)
- Senior Day: vs.Bridgewater (Sat., Jan. 13)