Olsewski Unveils 2012-13 Menís & Womenís Swimming Schedules
RIVERDALE, N.Y. - A trio of home meets at Riverdale Country School highlight the 2012-13 Manhattan College swimming schedule, which was released today by Head Coach Walter Olsewski. The season gets underway on Oct. 13, when the Jaspers host Marywood University.
Manhattan begins Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC) competition with a visit to Fairfield on Oct. 20. After visiting Pace on Oct. 27, the Jaspers head to New Rochelle for a dual meet with rival Iona on Nov. 2. The following day is Manhattan's annual Alumni Day, as the Jaspers host Mt. St. Vincent.
On Nov. 9, the Jasper women are in action at Hunter College. Both squads are reunited for a meet at the University of Bridgeport that will also include the College of Saint Rose a day later. Manhattan then pays a visit to Baruch on Nov. 16 before heading to NJIT for a three-way meet on Nov. 18. The men's team will face both the host Highlanders and St. Francis (NY), while the women will only swim against the Terriers.
The Jaspers' first multi-day competition of the season is the ECAC Invitational at the Nassau County Aquatic Center from Nov. 30-Dec. 2. Manhattan then takes part in a tri-meet with Montclair State and host Saint Peter's on Dec. 7 before concluding the 2012 portion of the schedule at the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy on Dec. 8.
After their winter training trip from Jan. 5-14, the Jaspers return to the Nassau County Aquatic Center on Jan. 26 for the Eastern States Swimming Championships. Manhattan is finally back at home to conclude the regular season with a Senior Day matchup against NJIT the next day.Once again, the MAAC Swimming & Diving Championships will be held at Erie Community College in Buffalo from Feb. 13-17. This marks the third straight year in which the conference meet will take place at the Burt Flickinger Athletic Center. Those who qualify will then conclude the season in Boston at the ECAC Championships from Feb. 22-24.