BSC set to host SAA Swimming and Diving Championship beginning Wednesday

BSC set to host SAA Swimming and Diving Championship beginning Wednesday

BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—The Birmingham-Southern swimming and diving teams will open action at the 2016 Southern Athletic Association Swimming and Diving Championship on Wednesday at the Birmingham CrossPlex.

Preliminaries will take place at 10 a.m. each of the four days, followed by finals at 6 p.m.

The Panther men return to defend their 2015 SAA title, led by senior Drew Priede, who was the 2015 SAA Male Swimmer of the Year. The women finished a close second last year to Rhodes. Both teams combined for 16 individual championships.

The championship will feature a free live video feed, available on the championship website. Also be sure to follow the SAA Twitter feed (@SAA_Sports) for updates and interviews throughout the entire championship.

For more information, including directions, admission and parking cost, and a complete schedule of events, visit the championship website.