PROVO, Utah–BYU head coach John Brooks released the 2015-2016 swim and dive schedule Wednesday.
“I think we have a great schedule this year,” Brooks said. “I am very excited. We have a very balanced and healthy home and away schedule, with some good competition that will help our team compete at a high level.”
Both men’s and women’s swim and dive teams will start the season at the Colorado Mesa Invite in Grand Junction, Colorado, on Oct. 9-10. The men’s swim team will compete in three other invitational meets throughout the course of the season, including the Pacific Invite on Oct. 23-24 in Stockton, California, a selected group meet at a second Colorado Mesa Invite in Grand Junction, Colorado, on Nov. 19-21 followed by another selected group meet at the Texas Invite in Austin, Texas, on Dec. 2-5. The women’s swim team will also compete with a selected group at the Colorado Mesa Invite on Nov. 19-21 and the Texas Invite on Dec. 2-5.
The men’s and women’s dive teams will compete in two dive-only events during the season, including the Arizona Diving Invite in Tuscon, Arizona, on Nov. 20-21 and the Air Force Invite in Colorado Springs, Colorado, on Jan. 29-30.
This season the women’s swim and dive teams will compete in three women’s team-only meets against Boise State on Oct. 31, at Oregon State on Nov. 14 and against Washington State on Jan. 12.
BYU will host five home meets this season, including meets against UNLV on Nov. 6, a tri-meet with UC Davis and Colorado Mesa on Nov. 7 and a matchup against Utah in the Deseret First Duel on Jan. 23.
BYU heads west to California to compete in the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Swimming and Diving Championships from Feb. 17-20. The swimmers will compete in Monterey Park, while the dive team will have it’s championship at the Rose Bowl Aquatic Center in Pasadena. The dive team will follow up the MPSF Championships with a trip to the Zone Diving Championships, which will take place on March 9-11 in Flagstaff, Arizona.
The women’s team will finish out the schedule at the NCAA women’s championships on March 17-19 in Atlanta, Goergia, while the men’s NCAA championships will take place in Atlanta on March 24-26.
Swimming news courtesy of BYU Swimming & Diving.