Tampa Swimmers Return to Action on Saturday

Tampa Swimmers Return to Action on Saturday

TAMPA, Fla. - The University of Tampa men's and women's swimming teams are set to return to action in the spring semester with the Saturday morning Tampa Relays at the UT Aquatic Center.

The Spartan men are now No. 9 in the nation, with the women coming in at No. 10. Both teams have been ranked throughout the 2012-13 season as the men hold their top ranking of the season while the women were previously No. 6.

Tampa's men recently captured a team title at the four-day Nova Southeastern Invitational. UT also has victories over Nova Southeastern and Florida Tech this season.

UT's women were second at the NSU Invite, and have won dual meets over Nova Southeastern, Florida Tech, Saint Leo, Lynn and Florida Southern.

Several Spartans have achieved NCAA qualifying times this season, earning an opportunity to compete at the 2013 NCAA Division II Championships in Cleveland. The championships are scheduled for March 6-9.

Saturday's meet will feature several teams, and is slated to start at 11 a.m. A live video feed will be available through TampaSpartans.tv.

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