Women’s Swimming and Diving Heads to Texas and Georgia Invitationals

Women’s Swimming and Diving Heads to Texas and Georgia Invitationals

Brittany Usinger and the Crimson swimmer will compete at the Texas Invite this week (Gil Talbot).

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – The Harvard women's swimming and diving team (2-0) will compete for the second time this season, as the swimmers hit the pool at the Texas Invitational Nov. 30 – Dec. 2, while the divers take to the boards at the Georgia Diving Invitational Dec. 2-4.

Last Time Out
The Crimson has competed just once this season, besting Cornell and Dartmouth Nov. 12 in Hanover, New Hampshire. Harvard posted a 203-89 score over the Big Green and a 198-94 tally against the Big Red. Harvard won 13 of the 16 events at Karl Michael Pool.

Texas Invitational
The Lee and Joe Jamail Texas Swimming Center will host the Texas Invitational from Nov. 30 – Dec. 2. Harvard, Texas, Arizona, Wisconsin, USC, BYU, Denver, Oklahoma Baptist and UCLA will be in action on the women's side of the event which begins with the 800 free relay Wednesday evening. 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.

TEXAS INVITATIONAL SITE

At last year's Texas Invitational, junior Geordie Enoch broke a 10-year old program in the 200 breast with her time of 2:13.65.

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.

Junior Jing Leung captured the title on the platform at last year's Georgia Invite.

Up Next
Following the New Year, Harvard will host its first home meet of the season Jan. 3, welcoming Columbia to Blodgett Pool. The divers are also set to compete at Utah and Denver.