Swimming Set to Welcome SSC Rival Florida Southern

Swimming Set to Welcome SSC Rival Florida Southern

TAMPA, Fla. – The University of Tampa men's and women's swimming teams are set to welcome Florida Southern College in a battle of nationally-ranked teams.

Men's Matchup: No. 18 Tampa Spartans vs. No. 7 Florida Southern Moccasins

Women's Matchup: No. 5 Tampa Spartans vs. No. 17 Florida Southern Moccasins

Date/Time: Friday, October 26 at 5 p.m.

Location: UT Aquatics Center || 507 UT University Drive || North Boulevard, Tampa, Fla. 33606

Last Time Out: The University of Tampa men's and women's swimming teams picked up a pair of convincing wins over Sunshine State Conference foe Nova Southeastern University. The men defeated the No. 12 Sharks 157-105 while the women won the top-five battle over No. 3 NSU by a score of 159-103.

About the Spartans: Tampa's women took first in eight races while the men took nine first-place finishes against Nova Southeastern. Aaron James led the Spartan men with first-place finishes in four races, including the 200 Medley Relay, 400 Free Relay, 50 Free and 100 Free. On the women's side, Elizaveta Bazarova took first in the 200 Medley Relay, 400 Free Relay, 100 Breast and 100 Free.

About the Moccasins: FSC's men fell to Saint Leo by a 163.5-98.5 score after opening the season with a win over Rollins. The Mocs also fell to the Lions in women's action by a final score of 158-104 after an opening victory over Rollins.

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