November 21, 2019

Ohio State Invitational

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COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio State swimming and diving program will host its 14th annual Ohio State Open Invitational Thursday, Nov. 21-Saturday, Nov. 23 at the McCorkle Aquatic Pavilion. The three-day event will host seven teams including Kentucky, Notre Dame, Virginia Tech, Yale University, Ohio University, the University of Buffalo and UCLA. Admission for the invitational is free.

Parking Notice:

For prelims on Thursday and Friday, paid parking will be available in Tuttle Garage. For finals on Thursday and Friday, guests can purchase parking via CampusParc beginning at 4 p.m. for both Neil and Tuttle Garage.

Ohio State will host a home football game on Saturday, Nov. 23 at noon. Traffic in and around campus will be heavy throughout the day. Please allow additional time for travel. Fans attending the Ohio State Invitational will be able to park in any public parking lot on Saturday for $20. To check a map showing public parking lots, please visit www.ohiostatebuckeyes.com/gameday.

SCHEDULE OF ACTIVITIES

On Thursday, Nov. 21 and Friday, Nov. 22, preliminary heats will begin at 10 a.m. while swim finals will commence at 5 p.m. On Saturday, Nov. 23, prelims will begin at 8 a.m. and swimming finals will begin at 6:30 p.m. All prelims will be raced in long course meters while finals will be in short course yards as it is an Olympic year.

Thursday, November 21
6:00 a.m. – McCorkle Aquatic Pavilion Open
10:00 a.m. – Day 1 Swimming Prelims (LCM)
1:30 p.m. – Diving Prelims: Men’s 1 meter, Women’s 3 meter
5:00 p.m. – Day 1 Swimming Finals (SCY)
6:15 p.m. – Diving Finals
9:00 p.m. – McCorkle Aquatic Pavilion Closed

Friday, November 22
6:00 a.m. – McCorkle Aquatic Pavilion Open
10:00 a.m. – Day 2 Swimming Prelims (LCM)
1:30 p.m. – Diving Prelims: Men’s 3 meter, Women’s 1 meter
5:00 p.m. – Day 2 Swimming Finals (SCY)
6:15 p.m. – Diving Finals
9:00 p.m. – McCorkle Aquatic Pavilion Closed

Saturday, November 23
6:00 a.m. – McCorkle Aquatic Pavilion Open
8:00 a.m. – Day 3 Swimming Prelims (LCM)
2:00 p.m. – Platform Competition
4:00-5:00 p.m. – 1650 Free Early Heats
6:30 p.m. – Day 3 Swimming Finals (SCY)
10:00 p.m. – McCorkle Aquatic Pavilion Closed

ORDER OF EVENTS

Thursday, Nov. 21Friday, Nov. 22Saturday, Nov. 23
*200 Free Relay**200 Medley Relay***1650 Free**
400 / 500 Free100 Fly200 Back
200 IM400 IM^100 Free
50 Free200 Free200 Breast
*400 Medley Relay*100 Breast200 Fly
1 mtr Diving100 Back*400 Free Relay*
3 mtr Diving*800 Free Relay*Platform
1 mtr Diving
3 mtr Diving

* Prelims: LCM – Finals: SCY
^ The typical order of the 400 IM and 100 Butterfly has been switched
** 1650 SCY start time 4:00 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 23. Slowest to fastest, alternate men/women heats; fastest heat at finals

PARTICIPATING TEAMS AND ROSTERS

MenWomenDiving
Ohio State UniversityOhio State UniversityOhio State University
KentuckyKentuckyKentudky
Notre DameNotre DameNotre Dame
Virginia TechOhio UniversityOhio University
Yale UniversityUCLAUCLA
Virginia TechVirginia Tech
Yale UniversityYale University
University of Buffalo