Courtesy: UNLV Athletics
LAS VEGAS (UNLVRebels.com) – The UNLV men’s and women’s swimming teams will launch their 2021-22 campaign this weekend at the USC Invitational held from Oct. 15-16.
The two-day, season-opening meet will begin with its first session on Friday at 2 p.m. PT, followed by the second and third sessions held Saturday at 9 a.m. PT and 12:30 p.m. PT, respectively. Also participating in the meet are the host Trojans from the Pac-12, TCU from the Big 12 and MPSF affiliate member UC San Diego.
On the women’s side, the Rebels return a majority of its 15 All-Mountain West selections from last season. That list is headlined by seniors Kate Afanasyeva, Kristina Schneider, Julia Filippova and Teneka Ash, as well as sophomores Ruby Howell and Calysta Bartlett – each of whom placed top-8 in a trio of events at the MW meet in 2020-21.