Aug. 29, 2016
THE FLATS – Georgia Tech’s swimming and diving program is excited to announce its complete 2016-17 schedule, which is highlighted by 10 home meets at the McAuley Aquatic Center, including the Georgia Tech Invitational on Nov. 17-19 and the USA Winter Nationals from Nov. 30 thru Dec. 3.
“After coming off a very successful and record breaking season last year, I am very excited about the upcoming year,” stated head coach Courtney Shealy Hart. “We have several strong schools coming to compete at Georgia Tech this year, as well as some great competition in meets on the road away from the McAuley Aquatic Center. This schedule is a challenging one that will only help our program and our student-athletes continue to grow.”
Following a White vs. Gold intrasquad dual meet on Sept. 23-24 at the McAuley Aquatic Center, the Yellow Jackets will dive into its challenging 2016-17 regular season slate at home versus Georgia Southern on Friday, Sept. 30, at 4 p.m.
After trekking north for a dual meet versus Harvard in Cambridge, Mass. on Friday, Oct. 7, at 3 p.m. and an ACC tri-meet with Boston College and Pittsburgh in Boston, Mass. the following day, Oct. 8, at 5 p.m., Tech will return home to host Notre Dame in a two-day ACC meet on Oct. 21-22.
Just under two weeks later, the Yellow Jackets will return to the McAuley Aquatic Center to host rival Georgia in a mid-week clash on Wednesday, Nov. 2, at 4 p.m., before hosting the annual Georgia Tech Invitational on Nov. 17-19.
The Jackets will then host the USA Winter Nationals on Nov. 30 thru Dec. 3 and will conclude the fall semester of the 2016-17 slate in a winter break meet versus Cincinnati and another opponent to be determined in mid-December in Naples, Fla.
Succeeding another intrasquad meet to kick-off the spring semester on Jan. 4, the Yellow Jackets will hit the road for a tri-meet with Virginia Tech and Kentucky in Blacksburg, Va. on Jan. 6-7.
Georgia Tech will then return home for back-to-back meets to wrap up the month of January. Tech will host Alabama on Friday, Jan. 20, at 4 p.m. and then will host both SCAD and Florida State the following week on Saturday, Jan. 28, at 11 a.m.
The 2017 ACC Women’s Swimming and Diving Championships will take place on Feb. 15-18 at the Greensboro Aquatic Center in Greensboro, N.C., while the 2017 ACC Men’s Swimming and Diving Championships will follow on Feb. 22-25.
The Yellow Jackets will host two meets in the month of February with the Women’s Time Trials on Thursday and Friday, Feb. 23-24, and the Women’s Last Chance meet on Saturday, Feb. 25, before returning to the McAuley Aquatic Center for the GT NCAA Qualifier on Saturday and Sunday, Mar. 4-5.
The Georgia Tech divers will then set its sights on the NCAA Zone Diving Championships on Mar. 6-8 in Auburn, Ala., while the entire team will look to take part in the 2017 NCAA Women’s Championships on Mar. 15-18 and the NCAA Men’s Championships on Mar. 22-25.