This Week in the Pool ?- The No. 2 Arizona women’s and the No. 5 men’s swimming and diving teams will return to the water on Friday, Jan. 5 for the first time in 34 days to host a pair of double-dual meet competitions. The women will take on
A Look at the Opponents?- The men’s squad will face two nationally ranked teams, including the fourth-ranked Golden Bears, who currently post a record of 3-1 (0-0 Pac-10).
On the women’s side, the OSU Beavers are returning from winter break after winning the Husky Invitational on Dec. 4 with an overall record of 4-5 (0-3 Pac-10). The NAU women are currently 5-2 and are returning to the pool after an 18-day break. The Lumberjacks recently won 10 of 14 events to defeat Loyola Marymount 155-107 on Dec. 18.
What Happened Last Year ?- On Jan. 6, 2006, the Wildcats returned for the second half of the season to host Washington, OSU and NAU. Both teams began the New Year ranked fifth and both squads posted perfect records.
The men (3-0, 2-0 Pac-10) downed
Arizona’s Last time in the Water ?- Arizona completed the final day of competition at the 2006 Texas Invitational on Dec. 2, with both teams finishing in first-place for the second consecutive year as the women won with 859 team points and the men posted 787 points. The Wildcats broke a total of eight school records over the course of three days and tallied 41automatic
qualifying times for the 2007 NCAA Championships.
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