Harvard Announces 2012-13 Men's Swimming and Diving Schedule
Harvard has posted a 113-11 record under head coach Tim Murphy (Gil Talbot).
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – The Harvard men's swimming and diving team will compete in eight dual meets before hosting the ECAC Championships at Blodgett Pool, the athletic department announced Thursday with the release of its 2012-13 schedule.
"We are pleased with our 2012-13 schedule," commented Tim Murphy, the Ulen-Brooks Endowed Head Coach for Harvard Men's Swimming and Diving. "We look forward to the challenges that our Ivy competitions will provide as well as the opportunity to test ourselves against some of the best teams in the country. The University of Georgia Invite will include several top-10 teams and our dual meet against the Fighting Irish of Notre Dame, at Notre Dame, will be an outstanding experience for our student-athletes."
The Crimson's schedule features seven dual meets beginning with a tri-meet against Cornell and Dartmouth in Ithaca, N.Y., Nov. 10. Harvard will return home to host Columbia Nov. 16 before competing in the University of Georgia Fall Invite Nov. 30 through Dec. 2.
Harvard will return to dual-meet competition Jan. 19 at Brown upon returning to campus following the winter recess. The Crimson will then head to South Bend, Ind., to take on Notre Dame Jan. 25 and will take part in the annual HYP Meet Feb. 2 at Princeton. The regular season will wrap up Feb. 9 at home against Penn.
The ECAC Championships will get underway at Blodgett Pool Feb. 22 and will run through Feb. 24. The Crimson last competed at the meet in 2010 and took second behind three relay victories. Harvard last hosted the event in 2009 and again took second.
The Ivy League Championships will take place March 7-9 at Brown's Katherine Moran Coleman Aquatics Center. The season will conclude at the NCAA Championships in Indianapolis, Ind., March 28-30.
Harvard is coming off a strong campaign in which it crowned eight All-American's at the NCAA Championships. The Crimson finished second at the Ivy League Championships after going 6-2 overall in dual-meet competition and 6-1 in the Ivy League. The squad earned 28 All-Ivy League honors at the conference meet with Chris Satterthwaite sharing the Phil Moriarty Award as the swimmer of the meet.
Murphy returns to the pool deck in his 15th year as head coach of the Crimson. He has led Harvard to six EISL/Ivy League Championships while posting an overall record of 113-11. Murphy ranks second among Harvard's coaches with 36 All-America accolades to his name while his 113 wins are third most in program history.
2012-13 Men's Swimming and Diving Schedule
|Nov 10, 2012||at Cornell *||4:30 p.m.|
|Nov 10, 2012||vs. Dartmouth *||at Cornell||4:30 p.m.|
|Nov 16, 2012||Columbia *||6:00 p.m.|
|Nov 30, 2012||at UGA Fall Invite||at Georgia||through Dec. 2||All Day|
|Jan 19, 2013||at Brown *||12:00 p.m.|
|Jan 25, 2013||at Notre Dame||5:00 p.m.|
|Feb 2, 2013||at Princeton *||through Feb. 3||6:00 p.m.|
|Feb 2, 2013||vs. Yale *||at Princeton||through Feb. 3||12:00 p.m.|
|Feb 9, 2013||Penn *||12:00 p.m.|
|Feb 22, 2013||ECAC Championships||through Feb. 24||All Day|
|Mar 7, 2013||at Ivy League Championships||at Brown||through March 9
|Mar 28, 2013||at NCAA Championships||at Indianapolis, Ind.||through March 30||All Day|