UNC Tar Heels Release 2013-14 Swimming Schedule: Dual Meet Season Opens at the Longhorns Oct 17

Courtesy of UNC:

College Swimming News: University of North Carolina swimming coach Rich DeSelm announced the 2013-14 schedule for his teams Monday.  The Tar Heels will take a fall break trip to Texas for three meets, host soon-to-be ACC member Louisville for a two-day meet in November, again host the annual Dowd Nike Cup and play host to several key dual meets in January.

Rich DeSelm, UNC Tar Heels Head Swimming Coach (Image courtesy of UNC)

Rich DeSelm, UNC Tar Heels Head Swimming Coach (Image courtesy of UNC)

The 2013-14 schedule can be viewed in its entirety here.

The Tar Heels, coming off an outstanding 2012-13 campaign, will open dual meet competition October 17 with men’s and women’s at the University of Texas.  That meet will mark the beginning of three intense days of swimming and diving for Carolina.  The women will also compete in the SMU Classic in Dallas October 18-19 against the likes of Florida, Louisville, USC and the host Mustangs.  Both teams will swim in dual competition at TCU on October 19.

Carolina will host Louisville in a two-day dual meet November 1-2 and also has home meets against Navy January 11, Virginia January 25, NC State January 31 and the College of Charleston February 8.  Carolina will play host to the annual Dowd Nike Cup competition on November 21-23 against Navy, NC State, Old Dominion and East Carolina.

The ACC Swimming & Diving Championships return to Greensboro, N.C. for the second successive year with the women scheduled to compete February 19-22 and the men on the docket February 26-March 1.

The 2014 NCAA Championships are March 20-22 for the women in Minneapolis and March 27-29 for the men in Austin.

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UNC Tar Heels 2013-14  Schedule

 Sat, Sep 14  Pier-2-Pier Open Water at Wrightsville Beach, N.C.   9:00 a.m.
  Sat, Sep 28  Blue vs. White (Parent’s Weekend) Chapel Hill, N.C.   9:00 a.m.
  Fri, Oct 11  Virginia Tech Sprint Challenge at Christiansburg, Va.   5:00 p.m.
  Thu, Oct 17  Texas at Austin, Texas   4:00 p.m.
SMU Classic
  Fri, Oct 18  SMU Classic (Women) at Dallas, Texas   6:30 p.m.
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  Sat, Oct 19  TCU at Fort Worth, Texas   12:00 p.m.
SMU Classic
  Sat, Oct 19  SMU Classic (Women) at Dallas, Texas   6:30 p.m.
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  Sun, Oct 27  NCAC Mile Meet Chapel Hill, N.C.   11:00 a.m.
  Fri, Nov 01  Louisville Chapel Hill, N.C.   4:00 p.m.
  Sat, Nov 02  Louisville Chapel Hill, N.C.   10:00 a.m.
Dowd Nike Cup
  Thu, Nov 21  Preliminaries Chapel Hill, N.C.   10:00 a.m.
  Thu, Nov 21  Finals Chapel Hill, N.C.   6:00 p.m.
  Fri, Nov 22  Preliminaries Chapel Hill, N.C.   10:00 a.m.
  Fri, Nov 22  Finals Chapel Hill, N.C.   6:00 p.m.
  Sat, Nov 23  Preliminaries Chapel Hill, N.C.   10:00 a.m.
  Sat, Nov 23  Finals Chapel Hill, N.C.   6:00 p.m.
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U.S. Open
  Thu, Dec 05  U.S. Open at Knoxville, Tenn.   All Day
  Fri, Dec 06  U.S. Open at Knoxville, Tenn.   All Day
  Sat, Dec 07  U.S. Open at Knoxville, Tenn.   All Day
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USA Diving Winter Nationals
  Tue, Dec 17  USA Diving Winter Nationals at Austin, Texas   All Day
  Wed, Dec 18  USA Diving Winter Nationals at Austin, Texas   All Day
  Thu, Dec 19  USA Diving Winter Nationals at Austin, Texas   All Day
  Fri, Dec 20  USA Diving Winter Nationals at Austin, Texas   All Day
  Sat, Dec 21  USA Diving Winter Nationals at Austin, Texas   All Day
  Sun, Dec 22  USA Diving Winter Nationals at Austin, Texas   All Day
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Georgia Diving Invitational
  Thu, Jan 02  Georgia Diving Invitational at Athens, Ga.   All Day
  Fri, Jan 03  Georgia Diving Invitational at Athens, Ga.   All Day
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  Fri, Jan 03  Penn State at Naples, Fla.   10:00 a.m.
Georgia Diving Invitational
  Sat, Jan 04  Georgia Diving Invitational at Athens, Ga.   All Day
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  Sat, Jan 11  Navy Chapel Hill, N.C.   11:00 a.m.
  Sat, Jan 25  Virginia (Men) * Chapel Hill, N.C.   12:00 p.m.
  Sat, Jan 25  Virginia (Women) * Chapel Hill, N.C.   3:00 p.m.
  Fri, Jan 31  NC State (Senior Day) * Chapel Hill, N.C.   5:00 p.m.
  Sat, Feb 01  Duke * at Durham, N.C.   12:00 p.m.
Virginia Tech Invitational
  Sat, Feb 08  Virginia Tech Invitational at Christiansburg, Va.   All Day
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  Sat, Feb 08  College of Charleston Chapel Hill, N.C.   11:00 a.m.
Virginia Tech Invitational
  Sun, Feb 09  Virginia Tech Invitational at Christiansburg, Va.   All Day
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ACC Women’s Championships
  Wed, Feb 19  Finals at Greensboro, N.C.   6:00 p.m.
  Thu, Feb 20  Preliminaries at Greensboro, N.C.   11:00 a.m.
  Thu, Feb 20  Finals at Greensboro, N.C.   7:00 p.m.
  Fri, Feb 21  Preliminaries at Greensboro, N.C.   11:00 a.m.
  Fri, Feb 21  Finals at Greensboro, N.C.   7:00 p.m.
  Sat, Feb 22  Preliminaries at Greensboro, N.C.   11:00 a.m.
  Sat, Feb 22  Finals at Greensboro, N.C.   7:00 p.m.
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ACC Men’s Championships
  Wed, Feb 26  Finals at Greensboro, N.C.   6:00 p.m.
  Thu, Feb 27  Preliminaries at Greensboro, N.C.   11:00 a.m.
  Thu, Feb 27  Finals at Greensboro, N.C.   7:00 p.m.
  Fri, Feb 28  Preliminaries at Greensboro, N.C.   11:00 a.m.
  Fri, Feb 28  Finals at Greensboro, N.C.   7:00 p.m.
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Bulldog Lance Chance–Women
  Sat, Mar 01  Bulldog Lance Chance–Women at Athens, Ga.   All Day
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ACC Men’s Championships
  Sat, Mar 01  Preliminaries at Greensboro, N.C.   11:00 a.m.
  Sat, Mar 01  Finals at Greensboro, N.C.   7:00 p.m.
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Bulldog Lance Chance–Women
  Sun, Mar 02  Bulldog Lance Chance–Women at Athens, Ga.   All Day
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Last Chance Meet-Men
  Sun, Mar 09  Last Chance Meet-Men at Atlanta, Ga.   All Day
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NCAA Zone Diving Championships
  Mon, Mar 10  NCAA Zone Diving Championships at Greensboro, N.C.   All Day
  Tue, Mar 11  NCAA Zone Diving Championships at Greensboro, N.C.   All Day
  Wed, Mar 12  NCAA Zone Diving Championships at Greensboro, N.C.   All Day
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NCAA Women’s Championships
  Thu, Mar 20  Preliminaries at Minneapolis, Minn.   11:00 a.m.
  Thu, Mar 20  Finals at Minneapolis, Minn.   7:00 p.m.
  Fri, Mar 21  Preliminaries at Minneapolis, Minn.   11:00 a.m.
  Fri, Mar 21  Finals at Minneapolis, Minn.   7:00 p.m.
  Sat, Mar 22  Preliminaries at Minneapolis, Minn.   11:00 a.m.
  Sat, Mar 22  Finals at Minneapolis, Minn.   7:00 p.m.
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NCAA Men’s Championships
  Thu, Mar 27  Preliminaries at Austin, Texas   11:00 a.m.
  Thu, Mar 27  Finals at Austin, Texas   7:00 p.m.
  Fri, Mar 28  Preliminaries at Austin, Texas   11:00 a.m.
  Fri, Mar 28  Finals at Austin, Texas   7:00 p.m.
  Sat, Mar 29  Preliminaries at Austin, Texas   11:00 a.m.
  Sat, Mar 29  Finals at Austin, Texas   7:00 p.m.

This unedited press release was provided to swimswam.

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