Both Sessions of USA College Challenge Will Now Be Broadcast Live

Photo Courtesy: Peter H. Bick

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Both days of this weekend’s USA College Challenge, presented by arena, now are scheduled to air live on the Big Ten Network. To accommodate the enhanced broadcast plans, Saturday’s opening session of the all-star dual meet shifts to a 4:30 p.m. ET start at the Indiana University Natatorium on the campus of IUPUI in Indianapolis.

Sunday’s session, which begins at 11:30 a.m., will be televised as scheduled from noon-2 p.m. on the Big Ten Network. Both sessions also will stream live online at USASwimming.org and btn.com, as well as via the BTN2GO app.

Bernie Guenther (play-by-play) and Olympic gold medalist Rowdy Gaines (analyst) will call the action from Indianapolis for the Big Ten Network.

Ten swimmers, including eight medalists, from the 2016 U.S. Olympic Team will be in action in Indianapolis, as members of the USA Swimming National Team square off against stars from the Big Ten Conference. Highlighting the participants are 2016 individual Olympic medalists Lilly King (Evansville, Ind.), Cody Miller (Las Vegas, Nev.) and Leah Smith(Pittsburgh, Pa.).

Full rosters for both teams are available online at usaswimming.org.

The two-day, short-course yards dual meet consists of two sessions – Saturday at 4:30 p.m. ET and Sunday at 11:30 a.m.All-session tickets cost $35 for adults and $20 for children 12 and under. Single-day tickets are $20 for adults and $12 for children. Click here to purchase tickets.

Press release courtesy of USA Swimming.

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