ALTOONA, Pa. – The Penn State Altoona men's and women's swimming program released its 2018-19 schedule on Monday.
The schedule is comprised of 11 regular season dates, leading up to the four-day Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference Championships in February.
Penn State Altoona starts its season on Saturday, October 13, when it will travel to compete in the Pitt-Bradford Panther Relays at 1:00 p.m. On Saturday, October 27, the Lions and Lady Lions will host their first home event of the season when they welcome AMCC foe Pitt-Bradford to the Adler Natatorium for a dual meet at 1:00 p.m.
The next month's schedule starts on Saturday, November 3, when Penn State Altoona will host a women's-only dual meet against AMCC opponent Franciscan University at 1:00 p.m. After that, the men's and women's teams will both face non-conference opponent Juniata College for a home meet at 5:00 p.m. on Friday, November 9. The next day, the Lions and Lady Lions hit the road to face non-conference foe Salisbury University at 1:00 p.m. The month wraps up on Saturday, November 17, when Penn State Altoona's squads travel to play AMCC opponent Alfred State College at 1:00 p.m.
Penn State Altoona competes in one event during December, as the Lions and Lady Lions will travel to compete against non-conference SUNY Delhi on Saturday, December 1 at 11:30 a.m.
The schedule picks back up in January with four away dual meets for the men's and women's swimming teams: Saturday, January 12 at Bethany College at 1:00 p.m., Tuesday, January 15 at Wells College at 1:00 p.m., Friday, January 18 at Gallaudet University at 6:00 p.m., and Saturday, January 26 at AMCC opponent Penn State Behrend at 1:00 p.m.
February holds the season-ending AMCC Championships, a four-day meet hosted at Penn State Behrend to determine the conference's men's and women's champions. The AMCC Championships are scheduled to occur from Wednesday, February 13 through Saturday, February 16.
View the 2018-19 Penn State Altoona men's and women's swimming schedules: