canada africa partner reservation Minnesota Swim & Dive unveils 2024-25 schedule, including showdown with ASU in January

Minnesota Swim & Dive unveils 2024-25 schedule, including showdown with ASU in January

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Courtesy: Minnesota Athletics

MINNEAPOLIS – The University of Minnesota swimming and diving programs have unveiled their 2024-2025 schedule, featuring seven regular-season home meets at the Jean K. Freeman Aquatic Center.

“We are enthusiastic about this schedule. We have many great opportunities to compete in front of our home fans, and we will face several new opponents next season like Army and ASU,” the head coach said. Kelly Kremer. “Hosting the Men’s Big Ten Championships is of course also one of the highlights of this program.”

The 2024-2025 season begins Oct. 4 when the men’s and women’s teams travel to Lincoln, Neb. travel to play Nebraska and South Dakota in a tri-dual. Army comes to town for the Gophers’ first home game of the season in a two-day matchup, Oct. 11-12.

The Gophers will host their second tri-dual of the season with South Dakota State and St. Thomas on Oct. 18 before their annual alumni meeting on Oct. 25. The women will get another taste of conference action on Nov. 8 when they host Iowa.

The first half of the season concludes with the annual Minnesota Invitation at the Jean K. Freeman Aquatic Center from December 4-7. A full list of participating teams and an event schedule will be announced at a later date.

The team will head west to Arizona for their training trip to take on the Sun Devils of ASU on January 10 and the Wildcats of Arizona on January 18. The regular season schedule concludes with back-to-back home games. First, Northwestern and Purdue will make the trek to Minneapolis for a Big Ten tri-dual Jan. 31 through Feb. 1. The ‘U’ will then host the First Chance Meet from February 7 to 8.

The championship season begins Feb. 19 when the women head to the Big Ten Championships in Columbus, hosted by Ohio State University. The meeting will take place from February 19-22.

The Big Ten Men’s Championships are held at the Jean K. Freeman Aquatic Center. This marks the fourteenth time in history that Minnesota has hosted the men’s Big Tens. The Gophers last hosted in 2018. The men’s conference championship game will take place Feb. 26 through March 1.

After Big Tens, the divers head to the NCAA Zone Diving Championships to try to qualify for NCAAs.

Washington State University will host both the 2025 Men’s and Women’s NCAA Championships at the Weyerhaeuser King County Aquatic Center in Federal Way, Washington. The women’s match will take place from March 19 to 22, while the men’s match will conclude the 2024-25 season on March 26. -29.