Indiana Swimming and Diving Announces 2021-22 Schedule IU to Face 10 Teams from NCAA Top-25 Standings


BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – Indiana head swimming coach Ray Looze announced the 2021-22 swimming and diving schedule on Wednesday afternoon. The schedule features dual meets against 10 teams that finished in the top-25 at the 2021 NCAA Championships and five meets at the Counsilman-Billingsley Aquatic Center (CBAC).

The season will kick off with the annual Cream and Crimson intrasquad meet on Oct. 1. The first official meet of the season will be a women’s only tri meet against reigning Southeastern Conference champion Kentucky and Indiana State on Oct. 6 at the CBAC.

The full squad will then hit the road for a dual against Northwestern on Oct. 16 in Evanston, Ill. The men will then continue to Columbus, Ohio for a quad meet against Ohio State, Penn State and Virginia Tech in one of the more highly anticipated team meets of the winter season. The meet will be held from Oct. 29-30.

Both teams will travel back to Columbus for the OSU Invite from Nov. 18-20 before wrapping up the 2021 portion of the season with a dual against Cincinnati on Dec. 3 back in Bloomington. The meet will mark the first at the CBAC for the men’s team.

The month of January will bring four dual meets for the swimming and diving programs. The teams will be on the road at Michigan (Jan. 8) and at Louisville (Jan. 14) before finishing the regular season with home meets against Purdue (Jan. 22) and Evansville (Jan. 28).

The 2022 Big Ten Women’s Swimming and Diving Championships will be held from Feb. 16-19 in Madison, Wis., hosted by the Wisconsin Badgers. The 2022 Big Ten Men’s Swimming and Diving Championships will be held the following week (Feb. 23-26) in West Lafayette on the campus of Purdue.

Both the 2022 NCAA Women’s and Men’s Swimming and Diving Championships are set to be contested in Atlanta. The women will compete first (March 16-19) with the men heading south the following week (March 23-26). Both meets will be held at the McAuley Aquatic Center, the site of the Olympic Games Atlanta 1996 and current home of the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets.