Michigan Announces 2018-19 Swimming and Diving Schedule

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The University of Michigan men’s and women’s swimming and diving team announced its 2018-19 schedule on Tuesday, complete with three home meets at Canham Natatorium. Some notes on the schedule:

• The Wolverines open the season in three weeks, hosting Oakland and Miami University (men only) on Sept. 28-29. Friday’s portion will be a normal dual meet, while Saturday is slated to be relay-only. The team will also spend Saturday raising awareness for juvenile diabetes and JDRF. More details on the meet’s format will be released as the date draws nearer.

• Michigan also will host Northwestern for a two-day dual meet on Oct. 19-20. Following a two-day tri-meet with Iowa and Denver in Iowa City (Nov. 2-3), the Wolverines wraps up the fall at the UGA Invitational (Nov. 29-Dec. 1) in Athens, Georgia.

• Select swimmers and divers will represent Michigan at the Big Ten/ACC Swimming & Diving Challenge, set for Nov. 10-11 in West Lafayette, Indiana. Mike Bottom is serving as head coach for the Big Ten’s women’s team.

• Rivalries will be renewed this winter. The Wolverines will face Indiana (Jan. 17 in Bloomington, Indiana), Ohio State (Jan. 19 at Canham Natatorium; Senior Day) and Michigan State (Feb. 8 in East Lansing, Michigan).

• The Big Ten Championships will be held Feb. 20-23 in Bloomington, Indiana (women) and Feb. 27-March 2 in Iowa City, Iowa (men). The NCAA Zone C Diving Championships — the meet that determines which divers will attend the NCAA Championships — will take place March 14-16 in West Lafayette, Indiana. The NCAA Championships will be held in Austin, Texas, this year — March 20-23 (women) and March 27-30 (men).

Check out the full men’s schedule and women’s schedule.

— The above press release was posted by Swimming World in conjunction with the University of Michigan. For press releases and advertising inquiries please contact Advertising@SwimmingWorld.com.

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Author: Daniel D'Addona

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Dan D'Addona is the lead college swim writer for Swimming World. He has covered swimming at all levels since 2003, including the NCAA championships, USA nationals, Duel in the Pool and Olympic trials. He is a native of Ann Arbor, Michigan, and a graduate of Central Michigan University. He currently lives in Holland, Michigan, where he also is the Sports Editor at The Holland Sentinel.

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