Men’s Swimming and Diving Preps for Texas and Georgia Invitationals

Logan Houck had three top finishes over the weekend (Gil Talbot).
Logan Houck had three top finishes over the weekend (Gil Talbot).

Logan Houck and the Crimson swimmers will compete and the Texas Invite this week (Gil Talbot).

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – The Harvard men's swimming and diving squad (3-0) will head south for a pair of invitationals this week, as the swimmers will compete at the Texas Invitational Nov. 30 – Dec. 3, while the divers will represent the Crimson at the Georgia Diving Invitational Dec. 2-4.

Last Time Out
Harvard improved to 3-0 on the season, winning its third consecutive Ivy League dual against Columbia, 190-102, back on Nov. 18. The Crimson jumped out to an early lead on the Lions, finishing 1-2-3 in the 200 medley relay and the 1,000 free on its way to winning 12 events at Blodgett Pool.

Texas Invitational
A total of nine teams will be in action at Lee and Joe Jamail Texas Swimming Center in Austin this week. Joining the Crimson and the Longhorns will be: Arizona, Stanford, Wisconsin, USC, BYU, Denver and Oklahoma Baptist. The event kicks off Wednesday evening with the 800 free relay finals at 7 p.m. (EST), the only event of the opening night. Thursday and Friday sees prelims get underway at 11 a.m. and finals at 7 p.m. Trials will be conducted Saturday at 10 a.m. and the finals at 5 p.m.


Georgia Diving Invitational
Harvard is one of eight teams slated to compete in Athens, along with: Georgia, Auburn, Florida State, Virginia, UCLA, Michigan and Cal. Gabrielsen Natatorium will serve as the host venue for the event with prelims beginning at 9:30 a.m. each morning and finals at 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 3 p.m. on Sunday.

Up Next

The Crimson will be off until after the New Year and will not compete in an Ivy dual until Jan. 13 when it visits Philadelphia to take on Penn and Brown. Prior to that, Harvard will compete out west against the likes of Utah, Denver and BYU. Fans can view the full schedule HERE.