Houston’s Grijalva, Weber to Compete at AT&T Winter Nationals

HOUSTON – The University of Houston will send Ashley Grijalva and Delia Weber to the prestigious AT&T Winter National Championships in Federal Way, Wash., from Dec. 3-5. The pair will represent the Cougars in a total of three events beginning Friday morning at the Weyerhaeuser King County Aquatic Center.

Grijalva and Weber are coming off a history making weekend at the Phill Hansel Invitational. Grijalva was honored as the American Athletic Female Swimmer of the Week after breaking two school records, in the 100-yard breaststroke and 200-yard breaststroke, as well as capturing the individual championship in the 100-yard breaststroke. Freshman Weber broke two school records as well, in the 1,000-yard freestyle and the 1,650-yard freestyle.

Sophomore Grijalva will be the first in the water Friday morning in event 13, the 100-meter breaststroke.

Saturday morning, Weber will be first on the blocks in the 800-meter freestyle, followed by Grijalva in the 200-meter breaststroke to conclude the competition for the Cougars.

Preliminary sessions will begin 11 a.m. CT each day, followed by finals at 8 p.m. CT. All events will be long course (LC) meters.

The competition will be televised on NBC Universal and live scoring can be found at AT&T Winter National Results.


The University of Houston Swimming & Diving team will head to San Antonio, Texas, for the University of the Incarnate Word Christmas Invitational Dec. 18-20. While the team is at UIW, Taylor Olanski will travel to Saskatoon, Sask., Canada for the Diving Plongeon Winter Senior National Championships, Dec. 18-20.


Houston will host the American Athletic Conference Championships for the first time as the best swimmers and divers in the league visit the CRWC from Feb. 17-20, 2016. Following the conference meet, the Cougars will look to close the season at the NCAA Championships, to be held March 17-19, 2016 in Atlanta.


Fans can keep up with the latest in University of Houston Cougar athletics by following us on Facebook (Facebook.com/HoustonAthletics), Twitter (@UHCougars), Instagram (houstoncougars) and YouTube.com (Youtube.com/UHAthletics). In addition, the swimming & diving team has established its own official Facebook (Facebook.com/HoustonCougarSwimmingDiving) and Twitter pages (@UHCougarSwim), which provide regular updates on the team and live results during home meets.

Swimming news courtesy of Houston Swimming & Diving.

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