Big Al Open Up Next For Men's Swimming & Diving
NEW YORK - The Columbia men's swimming and diving team will compete in its last meet of the calendar year this weekend at the Big Al Open. The Lions will head to Princeton, N.J. from Friday, Dec. 6 through Sunday, Dec. 8 to face the seven-team field, including Brown, Dartmouth, Rider, Villanova and Princeton.
Preliminaries will start at 11 a.m. with finals beginning at 5 p.m. on Friday and Saturday. On Sunday, preliminaries will begin at 10 a.m. followed by the finals at 5 p.m.
You can watch live video of all sessions through the Ivy League Digital Network. Live results will be available HERE and through the Active Network's MEET MOBILE app available as a free download from either iTunes or Google Play. The app provides fans with the ability to view real-time results and splits, as well as heat sheets, final results, and team scores.
LAST TIME OUT
After grabbing two straight victories, including a thriller over Yale and a defeat of Army, Columbia fell at home to a tough Harvard team at home in its last outing. The Crimson won 10 of 16 events and set three Uris Pool records to defeat the Lions 170-130, as they drop to 2-2 on the season.
Despite the loss, David Jakl went on to set a Uris Pool record of his own in the 100 fly. With a winning time of 48.41, the junior remained unbeaten in the event through Ivy League dual meet competition. On his 20th birthday, Jakl beat his previous pool record of 48.50 set by the west coast swimmer last season.
Friday: Prelims 11 am; Finals 6 pm
Saturday: Prelims 11 am; Finals 6 pm
Sunday: Prelims 10 am; Finals 5 pm
SWIMMING EVENT SCHEDULE
|200 Free Relay||200 Medley Relay||1650 Free|
|500 Free||400 IM||200 Back|
|200 IM||100 Fly||100 Free|
|50 Free||200 Free||200 Breast|
|(break)||100 Breast||200 Fly|
|400 Medley Relay||100 Back||(break)|
|(break)||400 Free Relay|
|800 Free Relay|
DIVING EVENT SCHEDULE
|Fri/2 pm||Men's 1M prelims|
|Fri/7 pm||Men's 1M finals|
|Sat/12 pm||Women's 1M prelims|
|Sat/4 pm||Men's 3M prelims|
|Sat/6:30 pm||Women's 1M finals|
|Sat/7:45 pm||Men's 3M finals|
Women's 3M prelims
|Sun/6 pm||Women's 3M finals|