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Huskers Announce 2018-19 Schedule

By NU Athletic Communications

The Nebraska swimming and diving team will face a challenging 2018-19 schedule after going a 4-3 in dual competition a year ago. 

The Huskers open their 2018-19 regular-season dual campaign at home against South Dakota State on Saturday, Sep. 29, before competing in the annual Scarlet vs. Cream Intrasquad at the Bob Devaney Sports Center Natatorium on Friday, Oct. 5 at 4 p.m. Following the Intrasquad, the Big Red will stay home and host Northern Iowa Saturday, Oct. 6.

Nebraska will be on the road to Ames, Iowa to take on the Cyclones Friday, Oct. 26 at 5 p.m.

The Huskers return home for a dual against the Kansas Jayhawks Saturday, Nov. 3 at 2 p.m. before hitting the road for three months.

The Huskers will compete at the Big Ten/ACC Swimming and Diving Challenge, Nov. 10-11, before traveling to Iowa City, Iowa to compete in the Iowa Invite set from Nov. 15-17.

The Nebraska swimmers will take a week off before traveling to Greensboro, N.C. for the USA Swimming Winter Nationals, Nov. 28-Dec. 1.

Following the semester break, the Huskers return to action at Omaha on Jan. 12 at 2 p.m. The Big Red will travel to Champaign, Ill. to take on the Fighting Illini on Jan. 26 at 11 a.m.

Nebraska then plays host to Rutgers in a two-day dual which Friday, Feb. 1 at 5 p.m., before concluding Saturday, Feb. 2 at 10 a.m. It will be the second time the Huskers have faced Rutgers in dual action as Big Ten foes.

The 2019 Big Ten Championships will be held at the Counsilman-Billingsley Aquatic Center in Bloomington, Ind. on Feb. 20-23.

The Mizzou Last Chance meets are set for March 2-3 in Columbia, Mo.

The Husker divers will travel to Austin, Texas for the NCAA Zone D Diving Championships, March 11-13. The NCAA Championships are set for March 20-23 in Austin, Texas.

2018-19 Swimming and Diving Schedule

Saturday, Sep. 29- South Dakota State- TBA (Devaney Natatorium)
Friday, Oct. 5 - Scarlet vs. Cream Intrasquad- 4 p.m. (Devaney Natatorium)

Saturday, Oct. 6 - Northern Iowa- TBA (Devaney Natatorium
Friday, Oct. 26 – at Iowa State- 5 p.m.
Saturday, Nov. 3 - Kansas- 2 p.m.(Devaney Natatorium)
Nov. 10-11 – Big Ten/ACC Swim & Dive Challenge- TBA
Nov. 15-17 – Iowa Invite- TBA
Nov. 28-Dec. 1- USA Swimming Winter Nationals- TBA (Greensboro, N.C.)
Saturday, Jan. 12 - at Omaha- 2 p.m.
Saturday, Jan. 26 – at Illinois-11 a.m.
Friday, Feb. 1 – Rutgers- 5 p.m. (Devaney Natatorium)
Saturday, Feb. 2 – Rutgers- 10 a.m. (Devaney Natatorium)
Feb. 20-23 - Big Ten Championships-TBA (Bloomington, Ind.)
March 2-3 - Mizzou Last Chance Meets-TBA (Columbia, Mo.)
March 11-13 - NCAA Zone D Diving Championships-TBA (Austin, Texas)
March 20-23 - NCAA Championships-TBA (Austin, Texas)



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