Minnesota Gophers Release 2016-17 NCAA Meet Schedule

The Minnesota Gophers have released their schedule for the upcoming NCAA season, with eight meets to be held at home at the Jean K. Freeman Aquatic Center.

2016-17 Minnesota S&D Schedule

Kicking off their season will be the annual alumni meet on Friday, September 30th. At this meet, inductees to the Minnesota Aquatics Hall of Fame will be recognized.

The first regular season meet will take place on Saturday, October 8th as the Gophers will travel to Tallahassee to do battle with Florida State and Duke. The Gophers’ first home dual meet will be a match-up with Big Ten rival Wisconsin on Thursday, October 13th.

The next few meets will be held at home, concluding with the Minnesota Invitational, which will run November 10th to the 12th. The Gophers, after Winter Nationals (November 30th to December 3rd), will have their training trip in Hawai’i (along with a dual meet with the University of Hawai’i). The final home meet of the season will be the Minnesota Challenge, which will run February 3rd and 4th, before the Gophers prepare for championship season.

The 2017 Big Ten Champs are to be held February 15-18 at Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana, for the women. The men will have their conference championships at Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio, from February 22nd to the 25th. Both men’s and women’s NCAA are to be contested at IUPUI’s natatorium in Indianapolis, with the women’s running March 15-18 and the men’s March 22-25.

2016-2017 SCHEDULE
Date Opponent / Event Location Time / Result
09/30/16 Alumni Meet # Jean K. Freeman Aquatic Center 6:00 p.m. CT
10/08/16 Florida State and Duke Tallahassee, Fla. 11:00 a.m. CT
10/13/16 vs. Wisconsin * Jean K. Freeman Aquatic Center 4:00 p.m. CT
10/28/16 vs. Iowa * Jean K. Freeman Aquatic Center 6:30 p.m. CT
11/04/16 vs. North Dakota Jean K. Freeman Aquatic Center 5:00 p.m. CT
Minnesota Invitational
11/10/16 Minnesota Invitational Jean K. Freeman Aquatic Center 10:00 a.m. CT
Minnesota Invitational Jean K. Freeman Aquatic Center 6:00 p.m. CT
11/11/16 Minnesota Invitational Jean K. Freeman Aquatic Center 10:00 a.m. CT
Minnesota Invitational Jean K. Freeman Aquatic Center 6:00 p.m. CT
11/12/16 Minnesota Invitational Jean K. Freeman Aquatic Center 10:00 a.m. CT
Minnesota Invitational Jean K. Freeman Aquatic Center 6:00 p.m. CT
IUPUI Diving Invitational
11/17/16 IUPUI Diving Invitational Indianapolis, Ind. 11:00 a.m. CT
11/18/16 IUPUI Diving Invitational Indianapolis, Ind. 11:00 a.m. CT
11/19/16 IUPUI Diving Invitational Indianapolis, Ind. 11:00 a.m. CT
11/20/16 IUPUI Diving Invitational Indianapolis, Ind. 11:00 a.m. CT
AT&T Winter Nationals
11/30/16 AT&T Winter Nationals Atlanta, Ga. 8:00 a.m. CT
AT&T Winter Nationals Atlanta, Ga. 5:00 p.m. CT
12/01/16 AT&T Winter Nationals Atlanta, Ga. 8:00 a.m. CT
AT&T Winter Nationals Atlanta, Ga. 5:00 p.m. CT
12/02/16 AT&T Winter Nationals Atlanta, Ga. 8:00 a.m. CT
AT&T Winter Nationals Atlanta, Ga. 5:00 p.m. CT
12/03/16 AT&T Winter Nationals Atlanta, Ga. 8:00 a.m. CT
AT&T Winter Nationals Atlanta, Ga. 5:00 p.m. CT
01/07/17 at Hawai’i Honolulu, Hawai’i TBA
Denver
01/13/17 at Denver Denver, Colo. TBA
01/14/17 at Denver Denver, Colo. TBA
Triple Dual
01/27/17 at Purdue and Northwestern * West Lafayette, Ind. TBA
01/28/17 at Purdue and Northwestern * West Lafayette, Ind. TBA
Minnesota Challenge
02/03/17 Minnesota Challenge Jean K. Freeman Aquatic Center 6:00 p.m. CT
02/04/17 Minnesota Challenge Jean K. Freeman Aquatic Center 12:00 p.m. CT
Minnesota Challenge Jean K. Freeman Aquatic Center 6:00 p.m. CT
Big Ten Championships
02/22/17 Big Ten Championships * Columbus, Ohio 5:30 p.m. CT
02/23/17 Big Ten Championships * Columbus, Ohio 10:00 a.m. CT
Big Ten Championships * Columbus, Ohio 5:30 p.m. CT
02/24/17 Big Ten Championships * Columbus, Ohio 10:00 a.m. CT
Big Ten Championships * Columbus, Ohio 5:30 p.m. CT
02/25/17 Big Ten Championships * Columbus, Ohio 10:00 a.m. CT
Big Ten Championships * Columbus, Ohio 5:30 p.m. CT
NCAA Zone Diving
03/06/17 NCAA Zone Diving Columbia, Mo. 11:00 a.m. CT
03/07/17 NCAA Zone Diving Columbia, Mo. 11:00 a.m. CT
03/08/17 NCAA Zone Diving Columbia, Mo. 11:00 a.m. CT
NCAA Championships
03/22/17 NCAA Championships Indianapolis, Ind. 5:00 p.m. CT
03/23/17 NCAA Championships Indianapolis, Ind. 9:00 a.m. CT
NCAA Championships Indianapolis, Ind. 5:00 p.m. CT
03/24/17 NCAA Championships Indianapolis, Ind. 9:00 a.m. CT
NCAA Championships Indianapolis, Ind. 5:00 p.m. CT
03/25/17 NCAA Championships Indianapolis, Ind. 9:00 a.m. CT
NCAA Championships Indianapolis, Ind. 5:00 p.m. CT

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Karl Ortegon

Karl Ortegon studied sociology at Wesleyan University in Middletown, CT, graduating in May of 2018. He began swimming on a club team in first grade and swam four years for Wesleyan.

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