The Huskers open their regular season at North Dakota on Friday at 6 p.m.
Photo by BreAnna Haessler/NU Media Relations

Huskers Head to North Dakota for Regular Season Opener

By NU Athletic Communications

Nebraska at North Dakota with St. Cloud State
Date: Oct. 12

Location: Hyslop Pool, Grand Forks, N.D.

Time: 6 p.m.

The Nebraska swimming and diving team opens its regular season Friday, Oct. 12, against the University of North Dakota and St. Cloud State in Grand Forks, N.D. It will be the Huskers' first regular season competition on the season, and their first meet since the alumni meet on Sep. 30. All three squads will return to the water at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 13, to finish the competition.

The Huskers posted a 4-2 record in duals last season, with the only losses coming against Kansas and Illinois. Last season's opener saw Nebraska defeat the Jackrabbits of South Dakota State 199-93. Nebraska did not face North Dakota or St. Cloud State in duals in 2011-12.

This week marks the first of a three-week stretch of duals for the Huskers. Following the dual against UND and St. Cloud State, the Huskers will head to Omaha, Neb., on Oct. 19 to face Nebraska-Omaha. The Huskers will then return to play host to Nebraska-Omaha at the Devaney Natatorium on Oct. 20. Finally, the squad will travel to Ames, Iowa, on Oct. 26 to face Iowa State and South Dakota.

Last time Out: Huskers Finish Preseason with Alumni Meet (9/30/12)

The Nebraska swimming and diving team finished their preseason Saturday morning with their ninth-annual alumni meet at the Devaney Natatorium.

The Huskers were led by senior Hayley Martin, who won both the 50- and 100-yard backstroke events. Other Husker victors were Taryn Collura in the 50-yard freestyle, Nikolina Sabo in the 100-yard butterfly, Shannon Guy in the 50-yard breaststroke, Kristin Strecker in the 100-yard breaststroke, and Ariel Weech in the 25-yard freestyle. 


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