Press Release for Tuesday, October 6, 2009
UNF Swimming and Diving Announces Season Schedule
Assistant Athletics Director
of North Florida swimming and diving head coach Beth Harrell officially
announced today the 2009-10 schedule. The schedule is highlighted by
six home meets.
are excited about our 2009-10 season starting and the challenges our
schedule brings to us as a team,” Coach Harrell remarked. “We will swim
some strong teams early this season which should bring fast swims
before the Christmas break. The CCSA conference teams are evenly
matched this year. We are eager to let the racing begin. The meets will
Ospreys open up the season on Saturday, Oct. 10, with a meet at Florida
A&M in Tallahassee, Fla. UNF and the Rattlers are set to start at
Noon at the Morcom Aquatics Center at Florida State.
week later on Saturday, Oct. 17, the Ospreys host its annual Alumni
Meet at the UNF Aquatic Center. The meet is slated for 1:45 p.m. and
will feature the current UNF team against the Osprey alumni.
Oct. 24, the Ospreys travel to Charleston, S.C. for a meet against the
College of Charleston and Georgia Southern. The tri-meet is slated for
follows the meet at the College of Charleston with four meets in a row
at home. The Ospreys start off the four-meet homestand with a Noon meet
against Campbell on Saturday, Nov. 7. On Wednesday, Nov. 11, North
Florida hosts in-state rival Florida Gulf Coast in a meet slated for 2
a break for the holidays, the Ospreys begin the New Year with a meet on
Saturday, Jan. 2, that features UNC Wilmington. The meet will kickoff
at 11 a.m. at the UNF Aquatic Center. Following the UNC Wilmington
dual, the Ospreys welcome Radford to the Aquatic Center for a meet on
Saturday, Jan. 9, at 5 p.m.
Ospreys hit the road for a pair of meets in January. UNF heads to
Statesboro, Ga. for a meet at Georgia Southern. The meet features
Georgia Southern, Florida Gulf Coast, Gardner-Webb and UNF and is set
for Jan. 15-16. North Florida then heads to Daytona Beach on Saturday,
Jan. 30, for a meet against host Daytona Beach State College and
Friday, Feb. 5, North Florida hosts North Carolina A&T in the final
home meet of the year. The meet will also be the final tune up for the
team before the Coastal Collegiate Swimming Conference Championships in
Knoxville, Tenn., on Feb. 18-20.
the conference meet, the Ospreys will take part in the NCAA Diving
Zones (March 12-14) and the NCAA Division I Women’s Swimming and Diving
Championships (March 19-21).