Swimming and Diving Prepare for Missouri Inv.




DENTON, Texas- North Texas Swimming and Diving (3-2) head north tomorrow for a talent-packed meet at the Missouri Invitational on December 1-3. The Mean Green is coming off a clean cut win over Rice for the second time in school history on November 5, 165-129. After breaking the school record in the 200-yard breaststroke in October, freshman Krista Rossum set another school record, this time in the 400-yard IM (4:28.05). Sophomore Catherine Johnson won her fifth straight one-meter diving (304.85) at the Tiger Southwest Shootout (Nov. 18-19), shattering her previous school record of 279.35 set back in February 2011. She remains undefeated in the one-meter dive this season.

Other notable programs participating in the meet are: nationally ranked #15 Missouri, Kansas, Boise State (2-time defending Western Athletic Conference Champion), UC Davis (defending Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Champion), Drury (defending NCAA Division II Champion), Saint Louis, and North Dakota.


Thursday-Saturday Starting Times:

Prelim Warm-Up: 8:00 a.m.
Start: 10:00 a.m.
Finals Warm-Up: 4:30 p.m.
Start: 6:00 p.m.


Scoring
: Championships scoring will be used. Swimmers may score in six individual events and on all relays.

Championship A Finals: 20-17-16-15-14-13-12-11           Relays: 40-34-32-30-28-26-24-22
Consolation B Finals: 9-7-6-5-4-3-2-1                             Relays: 18-14-12-10-8-6-4-2


Diving:
On Thursday, diving prelims start at 10:00 a.m. The men's one-meter final starts at 6:00 p.m. and women's three-meter final begins after the break. Friday women one-meter final starts at 6:00 p.m. and the men's three-meter final begins after the break. Saturday prelims are a combined event with a combined final 20 minutes following the conclusion of prelims. 


Order of events:

Thursday, December 1           10:00 a.m.    
       
                                            100 yard Fly
                                            500 yard Free            
                                            200 yard IM
                                             50 yard free
                                             15 Minute Break
                                            200 yard Free Relay Prelim
                                         
                                            6:00 p.m.

                                            200 yard Free Relay Finals
                                            500 yard Free Women
                                            100 yard Fly Women/Men
                                            500 yard Free Men
                                            200 yard IM
                                            50 yard Free
                                            15 Minute Break
                                            400 yard Medley Relay (Timed Finals)


Friday, December 2                10:00 a.m.                              
 
                                             400 yard IM
                                             200 yard Free
                                             100 yard Breast
                                             100 yard Back
                                             15 Minute Break
                                             200 yard Medley Relay Prelim

                                             6:00 p.m.

                                             200 yard Medley Relay Finals
                                             400 yard IM
                                             200 yard Free
                                             100 yard Breast
                                             100 yard Back
                                              15 Minute Break
                                             800 yard Free Relay (Timed Final)
                                             

Saturday, December 3            10:00 a.m.                                

                                              200 yard Back
                                              100 yard Free
                                              200 yard Breast
                                              200 yard Fly
                                             1650 yard Free*

                                             4:00 p.m.

                                             1650 yard Free (Fastest Heat)
                                              200 yard Back
                                              100 yard Free
                                              200 yard Breast
                                              200 yard Fly
                                                15 Minute Break
                                              400 yard Free Relay (Timed Final)

*The fastest heat will be swum at finals.


The meet will be held at the Mizzou Aquatic Center in Columbus, Missouri. Live results will be available on www.mutigers.com and on www.collegeswimming.com.

On December 4th, North Texas will have 8-10 swimmers compete at the Mizzou Long Course Invitational held at the Mizzou Aquatic Center. The long course (50-meter pool) time trial meet is for swimmers trying to make the Olympic Trials cuts.

Order of events:

Warms up begin at 9:30 A.M.

Session 1 begins at 11:00 A.M.

400 IM
100 Butterfly
100 Breast
100 Back
100 Free
400 Free

Session 2 begins one hour after conclusion of Session 1

200 IM
200 Back
200 Breast
50 Free
200 Free
200 Butterfly
800 Free (Women)
1500 Free (Men)

All events are timed as finals.


 

 

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