Utah returns to BYU this upcoming swim and dive season with a September meet against the Utes and a rematch later in Salt Lake City. (Photo by BYU Photo/Jaren Wilkey)
PROVO Utah –Arizona State and Oregon State highlight the upcoming BYU swim and dive schedule for the 2016-2017 season that will start in September.
“We’re looking forward to a great season,” said BYU head swim and dive coach John Brooks. “We have a good mix of regular teams and new opponents on the schedule. It is always exciting to start a season with new athletes joining the returning swimmers and divers.
A total of five home meets will be in the Richards Building Pool, starting with rival Utah on September 22 with the relay meet. The duel meet between the two schools is scheduled for January 21 in Salt Lake City. UNLV, where Brooks was an assistant coach prior to coming to BYU, and ASU will be strong tests for the Cougars in Provo.
In a women's only double duel, Oregon State will compete against the Cougars and the Utes in Salt Lake City on September 30.
The Sun Devils come to Provo on October 22. They are coached by Bob Bowman, who wrote a motivational book about gold medal Olympian, Michael Phelps, who plans to be a volunteer assistant for his coach at ASU teams this Fall.
The championships for the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation (MPSF) will be held in the later part of February. The season culminates with the NCAA Championships in March.