Emmitsburg, Md. (September 18, 2017) – The Mount St. Mary's University men's and women's swimming & diving programs have announced their schedules for the upcoming 2017-18 campaign.
Both teams open the season on October 7 in Emmitsburg with a home meet against VMI before hitting the road for a pair of meets the following weekend at Monmouth (Oct. 13) and Saint Peter's (Oct. 14).
The Mountaineers kick off the month of November with another road meet at Howard on the 3rd, and two weeks later, the teams head to Lancaster, Pa. for the Franklin & Marshall Invitational spanning November 17-19. Last season, the women's squad posted a third-place finish at the invite while the men's team earned a ninth-place showing in its inaugural season.
The Mountaineers close out their fall slate at the Loyola Invitational from December 3-4, before heading to Orlando, Florida for their annual training trip from January 3-11.
The teams open competition back up against St. Francis Brooklyn on January 13 as the Mountaineers celebrate Senior Day in their final home meet of the season.
Meets at La Salle (Jan. 27) and Loyola (Feb. 3) wrap up the regular season for the Mountaineers before postseason competition.
The women's Northeast Conference Championships will take place from February 20-25 at the Nassau County Aquatics Center in Nassau, N.Y., while qualifying swimmers from the men's squad will compete at the ECAC Championships at Rutgers spanning February 23-25.