Swimming & Diving Releases 2017-18 Schedule
2017-18 Slate Includes Five Home Meets
DENTON - Entering her first season as the full-time head coach of North Texas swimming & diving, Brittany Roth released the 2017-18 schedule on Wednesday. The 2017-18 slate includes five home exhibition and dual meets at the Pohl Recreation Center.
The home slate is highlighted by a duo of home dual meets against intrastate rivals Incarnate Word (Jan. 8) and TCU (Jan. 26). The Mean Green will begin the regular season on the road against Little Rock on Oct. 14. They will also travel to Rice on Oct. 20, Houston on Oct. 21 and SMU on Feb. 2.
North Texas opens the season with a pentathlon against TCU and UT-Permian Basin on Sept. 22, followed by the North Texas Relays on Sept. 29 at the Westside Aquatic Center in nearby Lewisville. The Mean Green will hold its annual Green vs. White intrasquad meet will on Oct. 7, and the program's alumnae meet will take place on Nov. 11, coinciding with the university's Homecoming celebrations.
Later in the season, North Texas will also compete in the Kansas Classic (Nov. 17-19), the Houston Invitational (Nov. 17-19), the USA Swimming Winter Nationals in Columbus, Ohio (Nov. 29-Dec. 2), the FAU Fun Invite in Boca Raton, Fla. (Dec. 20) and the American Short Course Championships from March 1-3.
The season will conclude with the Conference USA Championships, where North Texas placed fourth this past season. They will be held from Feb. 21-24 in Atlanta. The NCAA Championships will follow one month later and be held from March 15-17 in Columbus, Ohio.
Roth is set to begin her second season with the Mean Green after serving as interim head coach in 2016-17, guiding the team to their second-straight fourth-place finish at the Conference USA Championships. North Texas was victorious at the Little Rock Invitational and claimed a dual-meet win over TCU.
To view the full 2017-18 swimming and diving schedule, click here.