Local Rivals Highlight XU Swimming Schedule

Head coach Brent MacDonald announced the 2012-13 swimming schedule Monday.

Head coach Brent MacDonald announced the 2012-13 swimming schedule Monday.

July 2, 2012

2012-13 Schedule

CINCINNATI--Local rivals and big meets highlight the 2012-13 Xavier swimming schedule. XU faces local rivals Cincinnati, Miami (Ohio), and Butler while also participating in the AT&T Winter Nationals.

The 2012 schedule includes some firsts for the Musketeers. XU will head to Geneva, Ohio, the site of the Atlantic 10 Championships, to face St. Bonaventure, Duquesne, and La Salle in the first ever Spire Institute Quad Meet. Xavier also heads to Austin, Texas to participate in the AT&T Winter Nationals.

The Musketeers host two home meets this season with the official home opener set for October 13, against the University of the Cumberlands. XU also hosts Bellarmine on October, 26.

XU faces several local rivals during the 2012-13 campaign with the annual cross-town meet against Cincinnati set for October, 19 at UC' Keating Aquatic Center. The Musketeers travel to Oxford, Ohio for a meet against Miami (Ohio) on October, 20, and XU will participate in new conference member Butler's annual invitational on January 20.

The 2012 Atlantic 10 Championship will take place at the Spire Institute in Geneva, Ohio for the first time. The Atlantic 10 Championship will run from February 20 through 23.