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WAC Championships converge on San Antonio
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Updated: Friday 02/26/2013 15:53:45 (ET)
by UNDsports.com
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SAN ANTONIO, Texas - The 2013 WAC Swimming & Diving Championships get underway in San Antonio, Texas, Feb. 27 - Mar. 2. Over the four days, nine teams will compete for the conference championship at Palo Alto College Natatorium.

The championship begins Wednesday afternoon at 1:00 p.m. CT, the 1-meter diving prelims.  The first finals events will begin in the evening session on Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. CT, with the 200 medley relay, 1-meter diving and 800 freestyle relay.

The WAC will be streaming the finals of all four nights.  Viewers can sign up by visiting www.WAC.tv . Viewers that sign up, will be able to watch Wednesday relays for free.  The remaining three nights can be viewed for a subscription of $5.95 per night or a full championship package can be purchased for $9.95.

VERONICA VYING FOR VICTORIES

Senior Veronica Medon owns the top UND time in five different events heading into the WAC Championships, including three times that place her in the top five in the conference. Her 100 backstroke time is tied for second-best in the WAC (55.63) while her 200 back (2:00.60) and 200 IM (2:03.95) are each fifth in the league in their respective events. She is also 10th in the 50 free (23.88) and 13th in the 100 butterfly (56.93).

GOING TO CHURCH
Sophomore Ali Church has three UND top times in the freestyle events. Her 1650 time ranks seventh (17:26.01) while also appearing 12th in the 500 free (5:02.86) and 200 free (1:53.12, 17th).

SECOND YEAR IN THE WAC
UND is embarking on its second WAC Championship in its history. North Dakota took eighth place last season in its first year in the league.

DIVE RIGHT IN
UND has three divers in all three diving events (1-meter, 3-meter, platform) among the 26 participants in each respective event. Juniors Jen Anklan and Rachael Waldbillig join freshman Alexis Eissinger as the meet starts with the 1-meter prelims Wednesday at 1:00 p.m.

GENERAL INFORMATION

Location
Palo Alto College Natatorium
1400 W. Villaret Blvd.
San Antonio, TX  78224
  
Dates
February 27- March 2, 2013

Live Results
Results will be posted following every heat on the WAC's website.

WAC.TV
All four finals sessions will be available via live streaming on WAC.tv.
Click here for more information and to sign up.

Tickets
All-Session Passes (includes all 10 sessions) are $35 for adults and $25 for children ages 18 and under.

Single Session prices are as follows:
Wednesday evening relays : Adults $7, Children $5
Prelims : Adults $7, Children $5
Diving : Adults $7, Children $5
Finals : Adults $8, Children $5

Parking
Fan parking is free of charge at the Palo Alto College Natatorium.

San Antonio
For more information regarding all that the city of San Antonio has to offer, please click on the links below to visit the San Antonio Convention and Visitors Bureau .

• Lodging
• Dining
• Area Map
• Local Entertainment and Attractions

 

Day 1 Prelims - Wednesday, 1:00 p.m. (CT)
1-Meter Diving 
Day 1 Finals - Wednesday, 6:30 p.m. (CT)
Live Results | Watch Live
200 Medley Relay
1-Meter Diving 
800 Freestyle Relay 
Day 2 Prelims - Thursday11:00 a.m. (CT)
Live Results 
500 Freestyle
200 IM
50 Freestyle
3-Meter Diving
Day 2 Finals - Thursday, 6:30 p.m. (CT)
Live Results | Watch Live
500 Freestyle
200 IM
50 Freestyle
3-Meter Diving
Day 3 Prelims - Friday, 11:00 a.m. (CT)
Live Results 
400 IM
100 Butterfly
200 Freestyle
100 Breaststroke
100 Backstroke
Day 3 Finals - Friday, 6:30 p.m. (CT)
Live Results | Watch Live
400 IM
100 Butterfly
200 Freestyle
100 Breaststroke
100 Backstroke
400 Medley Relay
Day 4 Prelims - Saturday, 11:00 a.m. (CT)
Live Results  
200 Backstroke
100 Freestlye
200 Breaststroke
200 Butterfly
Platform Diving
400 Free Relay
1650 Freestyle
Day 4 Finals - Saturday, 6:30 p.m. (CT)
Live Results | Watch Live
1650 Freestyle (Final Heat)
200 Backstroke

100 Freestyle

200 Breaststroke
200 Butterfly
Platform Diving
400 Freestyle Relay


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