Swimming & Diving Announces 2010-11 Schedule
By ODU Athletics
Aug. 12, 2010
NORFOLK, Va. -- Old Dominion men's and women's swimming and diving head coach Carol Withus announced the Monarchs and Lady Monarchs' 2010-11 schedule on Thursday.
This year's schedule includes home meets at the J.C. Scrap Chandler Pool with Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) rival UNC-Wilmington along with Richmond, Radford, George Washington, and North Carolina State.
Following the annual Blue/Gray Intrasquad meet on Saturday, October 2nd, Old Dominion will officially kick off the season with the women welcoming Richmond and UNC-Wilmington and the men hosting the nine-time CAA championship Seahawks.
The ODU women's swimming and diving squad will then return to the pool to host Radford on Saturday, October 30th.
The annual pod meet featuring CAA schools James Madison, William & Mary, and Northeastern will take place in Harrisonburg this year running from Friday, November 5th through Sunday, November 7th. The women will take on all three squads, while the men's team will compete against the Tribe. The Monarchs and Lady Monarchs will also take to the pool against the College of Charleston in the meet.
November comes to a close as the ODU swimmers travel to the Nike Cup Invitational in Chapel Hill, N.C. hosted by the University of North Carolina.
December features a home meet with George Washington on Saturday, December 4th and the start of the annual training trip. This season, the Monarchs and Lady Monarchs will travel to Fort Meyers, Florida.
After returning home from the training trip, the schedule heats up with three meets in January. Old Dominion travels to East Carolina on Saturday, January 15th and then is off to Fairfax, Virginia for the annual pod meet with Army, American, and host George Mason on Saturday, January 22nd. Also in January, the Monarchs and Lady Monarchs will host North Carolina State at the Scrap Chandler Pool on Saturday the 29th.
The CAA Championships begin on Wednesday, February 23rd and runs through Saturday, February 26th at George Mason.
Click here for the complete listing of the 2010-11 Swimming & Diving Schedule.