The Case Western Reserve University swimming and diving teams will return to action this weekend when the teams host Baldwin Wallace University at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, February 3rd. In addition, the Spartan women will be competing against NCAA Division II Ursuline College, which only fields a women's team.
Prior to the start of the meet, the Spartans will honor their graduating class with a special 'Senior Day' ceremony, as the group competes in the final home contest of their careers. The team will recognize its nine senior men's team members – Drew Hamilton, Oliver Hudgins, John Kilbane, Dominic Kizek, Ondrej Maxian, Aaron Pang, Stefan Roeseler, Evan Rose and Logan Smith – and the eight graduating women's squad members – Abigail Dessart, Jennifer Eurich, Kaitlyn Gorski, Sophia Hestad, Brooke Hortness, Taylor Johnson, Mary Katherine Miller and Inez Moore – prior to the start of the meet.
Fans can follow all of the action on Saturday with a live video webcast at http://athletics.case.edu/sports/mswimdive/live and live results at http://collegeswimming.us/results/56353/. The 'Senior Day' ceremony prior to the start of the meet will be webcasted as well at the same link.
The Spartan men will enter the meet with an overall record of 7-2 following their 194-106 win over Ohio Northern University last Saturday. The Spartan women stand at 8-2 for the season after defeating Ohio Northern 215-84 and Hillsdale College 184-107.
Saturday's meet will be the final dual meet of the season for the Spartans.
The Baldwin Wallace men are 5-5 this season, while the women stand at 7-4. Last season, CWRU picked up a sweep of the Yellow Jackets at the BW Natatorium in Berea, Ohio, with the women winning 224.5-74.5, and the men earning a 199-98 victory.
Ursuline will enter Saturday's action with an overall record of 1-0. This will be the first meeting between the two schools during the Coach Milliken era.
Full results and a recap will be posted to athletics.case.edu following the completion of competition on Saturday.