Kansas Swimming and Diving Opens 2005-06 Season

Sept. 28, 2005

The University of Kansas swimming and diving team will open its 2005-06 season on Friday (Sept. 30), with an intrasquad meet at the Robinson Natatorium. Friday’s event will serve as a warm-up for the season which begins when Kansas hosts Minnesota on Oct. 8 at Robinson Natatorium in Lawrence, Kan.

The Jayhawks return 14 letterwinners, including five seniors, from a team that finished 7-5 in dual meets and fourth at the Big 12 Conference Championships last season. The divers, led by second-year diving coach Eric Elliott, has high expectations for his squad, including junior Jenny Roberts, the lone NCAA Zone Diving qualifier for the Jayhawks last season. The Jayhawks will also look for team points from ten strong newcomers who have joined the 2005-06 roster.

The intrasquad meet gets underway at 5 p.m., Friday, Sept. 30, at the Robinson Natatorium.

For more information following the meet visit www.kuathletics.com.