Swimming and Diving Prepare for Busy Weekend
LA JOLLA, Calif. – The 6/2 men’s and women’s swimming and diving team have an eventful weekend coming up. The Tritons will travel to UC Santa Barbara Saturday while the women will host Cal two days later. Diving will also compete in their second invite of the season at USC.
At UC Santa Barbara
Saturday, November 9 – 11:00 a.m.
Monday, November 11 – 9:00 a.m.
Canyonview Aquatic Center
At USC Diving Invitational
November 8-10 – All Day
Uytengsu Aquatic Center
ATTENDING THE CAL MEET
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LAST TIME OUT
The women travelled up to Davis to race against UC Davis, Pepperdine and CSUEB. On the second day of the quad meet, the Tritons earned a huge 178-140 win over Mountain Pacific Sports Federation foe UC Davis. Freshman Katja Pavicevic continued her early season tear and won three individual events in addition to a relay event.
SIZING UP UCSB
Both squads off to impressive starts. They both came up on top at the Roadrunner Invitational and picked up wins against Cal Poly. The men defeated Utah while the women fell to UCLA.
SIZING UP CAL
California is one of the top programs in the country and will provide UC San Diego with the biggest challenge of the season. The swimming powerhouse has finished runner-up at the NCAA Championships the past three seasons. The men will get to challenge Cal in February.
USC DIVING MEET
The three day event will feature divers from several schools on the west coast including Cal, Utah, Cal Poly, Fresno State, Cal Baptist, UNLV, San Jose State, Azusa Pacific and the host team USC.
Fans can follow along through social media @UCSDswimdive. The Tritons home meet will have live stats through the App Meet Mobile. Diving results from the USC Invite will be posted on divemeets.com.
The Tritons have the week off before competing at the A3 Invite in Los Angeles from November 22-24.
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With 30 national team championships, nearly 150 individual titles and the top student-athlete graduation rate among Division II institutions in the United States, the UC San Diego intercollegiate athletics program annually ranks as one of the most successful in the country. The Tritons sponsor 23 intercollegiate sport programs that compete on the NCAA Division I and II levels and, beginning in summer 2020, will begin a full Division I and Big West Conference schedule and a 4-year reclassification period to Division I status. UC San Diego student-athletes exemplify the academic ideals of one of the world's preeminent institutions, graduating at an average rate of 91 percent - the highest rate among NCAA Division II institutions for the second straight year. A total of 80 Tritons have earned Academic All-America honors, while 36 have earned prestigious NCAA Post Graduate Scholarships. In competition, nearly 1,400 UC San Diego student-athletes have earned All-America honors.
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