The Cougars will host the 2012 Conference USA Swimming and Diving Championships in a multi-day event starting Thursday at the Campus Recreation and Wellness Center Natatorium.
The Cougars will face stiff competition from last year’s champion Rice, who UH defeated 212-151 on Jan. 28, and also SMU, who UH lost to 155-143 on Jan. 21.
Thursday’s events will begin at 10 a.m. and include trials and finals in the 500-yard free, 200-yard individual medley, and the 50-yard free. Thursday will include the preliminary and semifinal rounds for 3M diving and finals in the 400-yard medley relay.
Events will continue again at 10 a.m. on Friday and Saturday with trial rounds in multiple individual swimming events as well as 1M diving on Friday, and platform diving on Saturday. Finals begin at 6 p.m. on both days with the 200-yard free relay starting off Friday’s finals and the 1650 free starting Saturday’s final events.