The Emory & Henry College Men’s & Women’s Swimming Teams are pleased to announce their schedules for the upcoming 2017-18 season. This will be the first year of competition for the men’s swimming team, which will join the already established women’s program under the direction of second-year Head Coach Cody Skinner.
E&H will begin the year as always on Saturday, October 14 at the Old Dominion Athletic Conference Relays on the campus of Washington and Lee University. The event gives the league’s teams a chance to get back in action in a more relaxed format with several NCAA-sanctioned events as well as others which help build team chemistry and test relay transitions.
Next up for the Wasps is a return trip to the Sewanee Invitational which will be held on the weekend of Friday, October 27 and Saturday, October 28.
Emory & Henry’s will open the home portion of its schedule with a pair of dual meets on the weekend of Friday, November 10 and Saturday, November 11. The Wasps will host the Eagles of Bridgewater College on Fridayevening at 6:00 p.m., and welcome the Greensboro College Pride on Saturday at 1:00 p.m.
E&H will travel to Hollins University for a quadrangular meet with HU, Virginia Wesleyan University and Randolph College. Both VWU and Randolph will join Emory & Henry with men and women competitors while Hollins will compete in women’s only as it is a women’s university.
The Wasps will have their mid-season invitational over the weekend of Friday, December 1 and Saturday, December 2, travelling to Lexington, Virginia for the Washington and Lee Winter Invitational.
The team’s annual Christmas Break Training Trip will occur between the end of the fall exam period and Christmas.
Emory & Henry will be back in action on Friday, January 12 with a home meet against King University at 6:00 p.m. The Wasps will remain at home on Saturday, January 13 when they face off against Ferrum College and Milligan College at 11:00 a.m.
The final regular season meet on the schedule is set for Saturday, January 20 at Sweet Briar College. The E&H women will take on the Vixens while the men will face off against Hampden-Sydney College.
The 2017 ODAC Championships will be held from Friday, February 9 to Sunday, February 11 in Greensboro, North Carolina. It will be the seventh year in a row that the conference has held the championships at the Greensboro Aquatic Center.
Press Release courtesy of Emory & Henry Athletics.