The Rice swim team returns to action at the annual Phill Hansel Invitational, a big three-day, ten-team meet across town at the University of Houston this Thursday-Saturday (Nov. 16-18). Owl head swim coach Seth Huston previews the action in the above video.
The meet is structured like the conference championships with at least five swim events on each of the three days, and a morning round of preliminary qualifying races followed by an evening session of championship/consolation finals.
The Invitational will be held at UH's Recreation & Wellness Center Natatorium. Preliminary races begin each morning at 10 am, while event finals begin at 6 pm (5 pm on Sunday). The schedule of evening events is as follows:
200 Freestyle Relay
400 Medley Relay
200 Medley Relay
800 Freestyle Relay
400 Freestyle Relay