Aug 22, 2013
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va.--First-year Virginia swimming and diving head coach Augie Busch announced the Cavaliers' 2013-14 schedule Wednesday (Aug. 21). UVa will host three meets during the season.
"The coaching staff and I are very excited to start our first season here at UVa," Busch said. "We are chomping at the bit to get going with training, coaching, and racing. Looking ahead to the schedule, it is full of excellent competition. Our November home meet with Texas, Penn State and WVU will showcase some powerful teams and should go a long way toward preparing us for the Ohio State Invite, a meet that will take on added importance this year.
"Moving forward to the championship season in the spring, I know we will have two teams ready to fight to defend their ACC titles. Then, at NCAA's in March, I know we will have a strong group of athletes prime to do some damage. It should be fun."
The Cavaliers, who have won six consecutive Atlantic Coast Conference Championships on both the men's and women's side, open their slate at Navy on Oct. 25. The UVa and Navy women will also face off against Yale in a double-dual format.
Two weekends later, Virginia will host a quad meet Nov. 8-9 against Penn State, Texas and West Virginia at the Aquatic and Fitness Center. UVa will close out the 2013 portion of the season at the Ohio State Invite, to be held in Columbus, Ohio, Nov. 22-24.
The Cavaliers open 2014 with a meet at Virginia Tech on Jan. 17-18 and will also face Harvard (men only), Miami (women only) and Wisconsin (men and women).
Virginia continues with three road meets against ACC competition, including Duke (Jan. 24), North Carolina (Jan. 25) and NC State (Feb. 1).
The Cavaliers will conclude their dual meet season at home against Pittsburgh on Feb. 8 before hosting the Cavalier Invite Feb. 14-15.
UVa's women will look to repeat as ACC Champions Feb. 19-22, while the men will seek to defend their title Feb. 27-March 1. Both meets will be held in Greensboro, N.C. for the second consecutive year.
The NCAA Zone Diving Championships will be held in Christiansburg, Va., March 10-12. Minneapolis, Minn., will be the site of the NCAA Women's Championship March 20-22, while the men's national meet is to be held in Austin, Texas, March 27-29.
Admission to all home Virginia swimming and diving meets at the AFC are free to the public.
Nelson Making Name for Himself in SecondaryFootball8/16/17Redshirt freshman Brenton Nelson, who was put on scholarship this month, is competing for a starting job in Virginia's nickel defense.DeSorbo Hits Ground Running at UVASwimming & Diving8/16/17After six seasons as NC State's associate head coach, Todd DeSorbo now oversees men's and women's swimming & diving at Virginia.Training Camp NotebookFootball8/11/17Training camp continues for UVA, whose second season under head coach Bronco Mendenhall starts Sept. 2 against William & Mary at Scott Stadium.
Director of News Content
A 1985 graduate of UVA, White worked at the Richmond Times-Dispatch until July 2009. He was honored six times as the state's Sportswriter of the Year.
Jeff White: DeSorbo Hits Ground Running at UVA
Swimming & Diving | 8/16/2017
After six seasons as NC State's associate head coach, Todd DeSorbo now oversees men's and women's...
DeSorbo Named UVA Swimming and Diving Head Coach
Swimming & Diving | 8/7/2017
Todd DeSorbo has been named the Cavaliers' head men’s and women’s swimming and diving...
Smith Finishes Third in 800m Freestyle
Swimming & Diving | 7/29/2017
Leah Smith captured a bronze medal in the 800m freestyle at the FINA World Championships in...
Smith Captures Gold with 4x200m Freestyle Relay Team
Swimming & Diving | 7/27/2017
Leah Smith earned a gold medley with the 4x200m freestyle relay team in the 2017 World...
Smith Records Silver at FINA World Championships
Swimming & Diving | 7/23/2017
Virginia swimmer Leah Smith captured a silver medal in the 400m freestyle at the FINA World...
Casey Captures Silver Medal at FINA World Championships
Swimming & Diving | 7/20/2017
Casey finished second at the FINA World Championships on Thursday (July 20) in Budapest, Hungary ...
Augie Busch Accepts Head Coaching Position at Arizona
Swimming & Diving | 07/08/2017
Virginia announced today head men's and women's swimming and diving coach Busch is leaving to...
Smith Captures National Title in 1500m Freestyle
Swimming & Diving | 07/01/2017
Leah Smith (Class of 2017) captured the national title in the 1500m freestyle on Saturday,...
- Online Stores