Saint Louis swimming and diving head coach Jim Halliburton announced the team’s schedule for the upcoming season on Monday.
The Billikens open up with the St. Louis Showcase, hosted by Edwardsville High School in Edwardsville, Ill., on September 14.
The team will also compete in the Show Me Show Down at the Mizzou on October 4. “We are looking forward to swimming against all of the St. Louis schools in the St. Louis Show Case and all of the teams from the state of Missouri at the Show Me Show Down,” Halliburton said.
The entire schedule with dates and times can be found here.
“The highlight of our season is usually the Northwestern Invitational in which we get to compete against Big 10 schools like Michigan State and Northwestern,” Halliburton said. This year, that event will take place November 22-24.
The Billikens top swimmers will get a chance to qualify for the 2020 US Olympic Trials when the compete in the USA Winter National Championship December 4-7.
SLU will host three home meets in the upcoming year, including October 19 against Eastern Illinois and Maryville, January 18 against Evansville and February 1 against UMSL. The final home meet with UMSL will also be senior night for the Bills.
To wrap things up, Halliburton said, “Our 2019-20 schedule will keep us busy and provide a lot of completion for our team.”