College Swimming Weekly Preview: January 31 – February 6

Anya Pelshaw
by Anya Pelshaw 4

January 30th, 2024 College

Less than a month until conference meets begin so dual meets will be decreasing and invites will pick up again.

Highlighting this week’s schedule is the tri-meet between Indiana, Louisville, and Wisconsin. Last Friday, the Louisville women were ranked #4, the Indiana women #7, and the Wisconsin women #14. The Indiana women moved up from #9 so can their momentum keep propelling them forward as they look to challenge Louisville? The men’s side also looks to be a good meet. #5 Indiana is expected to lead the way, but the battle between #19 Louisville and #21 Wisconsin looks to be a close one.

The Pac-12 also has many dual meets this week, as their conference meet is notably the lastest Power 5 meet. USC will battle it out with both Cal and Stanford this weekend. The USC men were ranked #15 while Stanford was ranked #8 and Cal #2. The USC women will also face a battle as they were ranked #8, behind #6 Stanford but ahead of #11 Cal.

See the full SwimSwam Power Rankings:

Meet Date Men Women
Florida Invite (Florida, 2/1-2/3 X X
Texas vs. TCU 2/2 X
Cal vs. UC San Diego 2/2 X
Sterkel Classic 2/3 X X
Vanderbilt vs. Tulane 2/2 X
Indiana vs. Louisville vs. Wisconsin 2/2 X X
Ohio State vs. Pitt 2/2 X X
Texas A&M vs. SMU 2/2 X X
Penn State vs. Villanova 2/2 X X
Purdue vs. Minnesota vs. Northwestern vs. Iowa 2/2-2/3 X X
SMU vs. Houston 2/3 X
Nebraska vs. Rutgers 2/2-2/3 X
Duke vs. Queens 2/2 X X
Louisville vs. Cincinnati 2/2 X X
Georgia vs. Emory 2/3 X X
Virginia Tech Invite 2/2-2/4 X X
NAU Diving Invite 2/2-2/4 X X
UCLA vs. Stanford 2/2 X
UCLA vs. Cal 2/3 X
USC vs. Cal 2/2 X X
Triton Invite (UCSD, Cal 2/3 X
USC vs. Stanford 2/3 X X
Utah vs. Washington State 2/2 X
Washington State vs. Idaho 2/3
Navy Invite (Lafayette, Navy, American, Bucknell, UMBC, Lehigh 2/3 X X
BostonU Invite (BostonU, Colgate, Northeastern 2/2 X X
Kentucky vs. Cincinnati 2/2 X X
Davidson vs. Gardner-Webb 2/3 X X
Fordham vs. UMass 2/3 X X
Illinois State vs. Indiana State 2/2 X
UIC Diving Invite 2/3 X X
Coyote Invite (South Dakota, Northern Iowa, Nebraska Omaha, South Daklota State 2/2-2/3 X X
UIC vs. Valpo vs. Southern Illinois 2/2 X X
Butler vs. Eastern Illinois 2/3 X
Georgetown vs. Seton Hall 2/3 X X
Air Force Diving Invite 2/1-2/3 X X
IUPUI vs. WashU 2/2 X X
Milwaukee vs. St. Thomas 2/2 X X
Milwaukee vs. Stevens Point 2/3 X X
Delaware Invite 2/3 X X
UNC-Wilmington vs. NC State 2/2 X X
FGCU vs. North Florida 2/2-2/3 X
Columbia vs. Dartmouth 2/3 X
Harvard vs. Yale vs. Princeton 2/2-2/3 X X
Mizzou Tiger Qualifier (Mizzou 2/2-2/3 X X
La Salle vs. Monmouth 2/3 X X
Toledo vs. Bowling Green vs. Buffalo 2/2-2/3 X
Miami (OH) vs. Akron 2/2 X
Miami (OH) vs. Xavier 2/3 X X
St. Bonaventure vs. Clarion vs. Duquesne 2/3 X
UConn vs. CCSU 2/2 X
UC San Diego vs. San Diego 2/3 X
UCSB Invite (UCSB, Pacific, Pepperdine 2/2 X X
Cal Poly vs. Pacific 2/3 X X
San Jose State vs. Fresno State 2/3 X
Sacred Heart vs. Merrimack 2/3 X
Wagner vs. LIU 2/2-2/3 X X
Grand Canyon vs. UNLV 2/3 X X
Villanova Sprint Fest 2/3 X X
Bellarmine vs. Ball State 2/3 X X

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Aquajosh
3 months ago

I wonder if the UF pros are going to swim at the Florida Invite this week. Nesty did say he was looking for a yards meet that would fit their training schedule. It doesn’t get more convenient than in your home pool.

Bevo
3 months ago

Texas men also swimming TCU Friday. Senior Day.

Steve brilliant
3 months ago

Any one know the status of Louisville swimmer Abby hay a big scorer at champs last year and hasn’t been swimming since start of season

oxyswim
Reply to  Steve brilliant
3 months ago

Abby Hay? She swam at mid-season, so just missed 2 dual meets.

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Anya Pelshaw

Anya has been with SwimSwam since June 2021 as both a writer and social media coordinator. She was in attendance at the 2022 and 2023 Women's NCAA Championships writing and doing social media for SwimSwam. Currently, Anya is pursuing her B.A. in Economics and a minor in Government & Law at …

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