Arkansas Swimming and Diving to Spend Much of 2015-16 on the Road

Anne Lepesant
by Anne Lepesant 0

September 12th, 2015 College, News, SEC

Head Coach Sean Schimmel and the Razorbacks are gearing up for a fully-charged 2015-16 season that will begin at home with inter-squad swimming and diving competition on September 23. Two weeks later they travel to Lincoln, Nebraska for a dual meet against the Cornhuskers before coming home to host SEC foe Kentucky in Fayetteville.

From there, Arkansas will travel to Houston, Texas on October 23-24 for the Rice Invitational, where they will encounter Rice, Houston, and Incarnate Word; to Knoxville, Tennessee where they will take on the Volunteers on November 6; and to Atlanta, Georgia for the Georgia Tech Invitational on November 19-21.

Qualified Razorbacks will close out the first half of the season at US Winter Long Course Nationals in Seattle on December 3-5.

Arkansas will begin the second half of the season on the road against Auburn on January 15. They will return home to host Vanderbilt, Houston and Clemson at the Arkansas Natatorium on January 22-23, and Illinois a week later on January 30. Their final tune up before conference championships will be the Virginia Tech Invitational in Blacksburg, Virginia on February 6-7.

SEC Championships will take place in Columbia, Missouri from February 16 to 20.

Arkansas will compete at the Last Chance meet in Athens, Georgia on February 27-28. The NCAA Zone Diving Championships will be in College Station, Texas on March 7-9. Women’s NCAA Championships take place from March 17-19 in Atlanta, Georgia.

 

DATE OPPONENT LOCATION TIME
HOME/ Sept. 23 Diving Inter-Squad Arkansas Natatorium (Fayetteville, Ark.) 12 p.m.
HOME/ Sept. 23 Swimming Inter-Squad Arkansas Natatorium (Fayetteville, Ark.) 2:30 p.m.
AWAY/ Oct. 3 Nebraska Lincoln, Neb. 11 a.m.
HOME/ Oct. 10 Kentucky* Arkansas Natatorium (Fayetteville, Ark.) 11 a.m.
AWAY/ Oct. 23 Rice Invite- Day 1 Houston, Tex. 4 p.m.
AWAY/ Oct. 24 Rice Invite- Day 2 (Swimming Events) Houston, Tex. 9:30 a.m. & 2 p.m.
AWAY/ Oct. 24 Rice Invite- Diving Events Houston, Tex. 11 a.m.
AWAY/ Nov. 6 Tennessee* Knoxville, Tenn. 2 p.m.
AWAY/ Nov. 19-21 GA Tech Invite Atlanta Prelim/Final
AWAY/ Dec. 3-5 US Winter LC Swim Nationals Seattle, WA. All Day
AWAY/ Jan. 15 Auburn* Auburn, Ala. 11 a.m.
HOME/ Jan. 22-23 Vanderbilt*, Houston, & Clemson Arkansas Natatorium (Fayetteville, Ark.) TBA
HOME/ Jan. 30 Illinois Arkansas Natatorium (Fayetteville, Ark.) 11 a.m.
AWAY/ Feb. 6-7 VaTech Invitational Blacksburg, Va. All Day
AWAY/ Feb. 16 SEC Championships- Day 1 Columbia, Mo. All Day
AWAY/ Feb. 17 SEC Championships- Day 2 Columbia, Mo. All Day
AWAY/ Feb. 18 SEC Championships- Day 3 Columbia, Mo. All Day
AWAY/ Feb. 19 SEC Championships- Day 4 Columbia, Mo. All Day
AWAY/ Feb. 20 SEC Championships- Day 5 Columbia, Mo. All Day
AWAY/ Feb. 27 NCAA Last Chance- Day 1 Athens, Ga. All Day
AWAY/ Feb. 28 NCAA Last Chance- Day 2 Athens, Ga. All Day
AWAY/ March 7 NCAA Zone Diving Champs- Day 1 College Station, Tex. All Day
AWAY/ March 8 NCAA Zone Diving Champs- Day 2 College Station, Tex. All Day
AWAY/ March 9 NCAA Zone Diving Champs- Day 3 College Station, Tex. All Day
AWAY/ March 17 NCAA Championships- Day 1 Atlanta, Ga. All Day
AWAY/ March 18 NCAA Championships- Day 2 Atlanta, Ga. All Day
AWAY/ March 19 NCAA Championships- Day 3 Atlanta, Ga. All Day
AWAY/ June 26-July 3 US Olympic Trials Omaha, Neb. All Day

 

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About Anne Lepesant

Anne Lepesant

Anne Lepesant is the mother of four daughters, all of whom swim/swam in college. With an undergraduate degree from Princeton (where she was an all-Ivy tennis player) and an MBA from INSEAD, she worked for many years in the financial industry, both in France and the U.S. Anne is currently …

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