Swimming and Diving opens SAA Championship Wednesday evening

Swimming and Diving opens SAA Championship Wednesday evening

BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—The Birmingham-Southern swimming and diving teams will begin competing in the 2015 Southern Athletic Association Championship this evening at the Birmingham CrossPlex.

Action begins tonight at 6 p.m. with the 800 free relay, then continues Thursday and Friday, with preliminaries at 10 a.m. and finals at 6 p.m., and Saturday, with preliminaries at 9 a.m. and finals at 5 p.m.

The meet will feature a live video feed as well as results updated throughout the day on the championship web site.

The Panther women look to defend their 2014 SAA title, while the Panther men are also serious contenders this season with 2014 Male Swimmer of the Year, junior Duncan Bonney, and 2014 Male Newcomer of the Year, sophomore Scott Taylor, competing.