Sept. 11, 2012
USAF ACADEMY, Colo. - Seven home events highlight the 2012-13 Air Force Men's swimming and diving schedule, announced today by head coach Rob Clayton. The Falcons hold the Blue/Silver scrimmage Sept. 28, then open the season at the Intermountain Shootout in Grand Junction, Colo., Oct. 5-6. In addition, Air Force will host the 2013 NCAA Zone E Diving Regional.
The Falcons open the season with three events in October. After the opening at the Inermountain Shootout, AFA competes at the Denver Relays Oct. 13 in Denver. The Falcons open their home slate Oct. 19 with the women's team, hosting a four-way with Colorado College, Colorado Mesa and Colorado Mines.
Air Force has four events in November, beginning with a two-day, three-way meet Nov. 2-3 at Southern Illinois, along with Missouri State. The Falcons return home Nov. 10 to host Wyoming. November 15-17 has the Falcon swimmers and divers at two separate events. The swim team heads to the Arena Invitational in Long Beach, Calif., while the diving squad heads to the Houston Invite in Houston, Texas.
After the winter break, the Falcons return to action Jan. 18-19, hosting a two-day, four-way with North Dakota, Seattle and Wyoming. Air Force travels to Las Vegas, Nev, Jan. 25-26, for back-to-back duals with UNLV. That same weekend, Nov. 25-26, the Falcons also host the AFA Diving Invite at the Cadet Natatorium.
Air Force hosts Utah on Feb. 1 and then travels up I-25 to take on Denver the following day, Feb. 2. The Falcons close out the regular season at the 2013 Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Swimming & Diving Championships, Feb. 20-23 in Long Beach, Calif.
After conference, several members of of the team will swim in the Colorado Senior Open, March 1-3 in Denver.
Air Force will also host the 2013 NCAA Zone E Diving Regionals, March 14-16.
The NCAA Championships closes out the season, March 28-30 in Indianapolis, Ind.