Northeastern University Announces 2016-2017 Schedule

by SwimSwam 2

August 15th, 2016 College, News, Previews & Recaps

BOSTON – Northeastern swimming and diving coach Roy Coates announced the 2016-17 schedule today, August 15.

“We are extremely excited about the challenging and comprehensive schedule that we face this upcoming season,” said Coates. “Our focus will be to train consistently hard through the dual meet season and peak for CAA conference championships. However, regardless of whether we are rested or not, we always expect our team to compete at the highest level. The competition on this meet schedule will definitely test us every step of the way to champs.”

The 2016-17 season kicks off on October 1 when the Huskies travel to cross-town rival Boston University before hosting Parents and Alumnae Day on Oct. 22 against James Madison and New Hampshire at Barletta Natatorium.

The Red and Black will compete at George Mason in a tri-meet with Towson on Nov. 4-5 and will travel again to Rutgers University for the Frank Elm Invitational Nov. 18-20.

The Huskies’ annual training trip brings them to Islamorada, Fla. from Dec. 28 through Jan. 6. While on the training trip, Northeastern will compete in the Orange Bowl Classic on Jan. 3 in Key Largo.

The Huskies will face Drexel and Delaware on Jan. 7 in Philadelphia, Pa. before returning to Barletta Natatorium for Senior Day against Vermont on Jan. 14.

Northeastern will compete at Central Connecticut on Jan. 21 and will travel to LIU Brooklyn for a tri-meet with Wagner on the 27th and 28th to close out January.

On Feb. 4, swimming will compete against local rival Harvard while diving travels to James Madison for their diving invitational.

The Huskies will compete at this year’s CAA Championships Feb. 22-25 hoping to improve on last season’s fifth place finish. CAA Championships will be held at the Christiansburg Aquatic Center in Christiansburg, Va.

In his 24th season at Northeastern, Coates returns 23 members from an accomplished 2015-16 squad that set five new school records and has added nine impressive newcomers.

Date Opponent Location Times/Results Details
9/24/2016 Red vs. Black Intrasquad Meet Boston, Mass. 9 a.m. Details
10/1/2016 Boston University Boston, Mass. 1:30 p.m. Details
Northeastern Tri-Meet
10/22/2016 James Madison Boston, Mass. 12 p.m. Details
10/22/2016 New Hampshire Boston, Mass. 12 p.m. Details
George Mason Tri-Meet
11/4-5/2016 George Mason Fairfax, Va. All Day Details
11/4-5/2016 Towson Fairfax, Va. All Day Details
Frank Elm Invitational
11/18-20/2016 Frank Elm Invitational New Brunswick, N.J. All Day Details
12/28-1/6/2017 Training Trip Islamorada, Fla. All Day Details
1/3/2017 Orange Bowl Classic Key Largo, Fla. All Day Details
Drexel Tri-Meet
1/7/2017 Drexel Philadelphia, Pa. 12 p.m. Details
1/7/2017 Delaware Philadelphia, Pa. 12 p.m. Details
1/14/2017 Vermont Boston, Mass. 12 p.m. Details
1/21/2017 Central Connecticut State New Britain, Conn. 12 p.m. Details
LIU Brooklyn Tri-Meet
1/27-28/2017 LIU Brooklyn Brooklyn, N.Y. All Day Details
1/27-28/2017 Wagner Brooklyn, N.Y. All Day Details
2/4/2017 Harvard (swimming only) Cambridge, Mass. All Day Details
2/4/2017 JMU Diving Invitational Harrisonburg, VA. 10 a.m. Details
CAA Championship
2/22-25/2017 CAA Championships Christiansburg, Va. All Day Details
NCAA Championship
3/6-8/2017 NCAA Zone Diving Championships Christiansburg, Va. All Day Details
3/16-18/2017 NCAA Swimming and Diving Championships Indianapolis, Ind. All Day Details

This is courtesy from Northeastern Huskies Athletics.

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husky #8
7 years ago


7 years ago

Last sentence should say “Northeastern” not “Northwestern”