Terps Battle Hoyas on Senior Day Saturday
Feb. 2, 2012
COLLEGE PARK, Md. - The Maryland swimming and diving team will play host to Georgetown Saturday on Senior Day at Eppley Recreation Natatorium.
Fans are encouraged to park in the Stadium Drive Garage as there is a men's basketball game at 4 p.m. at Comcast Center.
The Terps will honor their eight seniors including Ashley Cox, Ginny Glover, Alexa Hamilton, Andrew Relihan, Meggie Schmidt, Sean Stewart, Erin Stout and Martha VanLieshout in a ceremony prior to Saturday's dual meet against the Hoyas slated for 1 p.m.
The women's team, ranked 22nd in the latest CSCAA top 25 poll, is looking to cap its regular season with a stellar 9-1 mark. The Terps toppled West Virginia 202-97 their last time out.
On the men's side, Maryland seeks its fourth win in its last five dual meets Saturday. Maryland defeated West Virginia for the first time in the Sean Schimmel-era Jan. 21.
Georgetown was upended by crosstown rival George Washington its last time out. The Hoya women fell 132-129 and the men lost 141-113.
Saturday's action will provide Maryland with its final tune-up before conference championships. The Atlantic Coast Conference Women's Swimming and Diving Championships will be held Feb. 15-18 on the campus of Virginia Tech. The men's championships begin Feb. 22 in Blacksburg.