Rebels Swim Aztecs In Opener

Sept. 27, 2012

LAS VEGAS (UNLVRebels.com) -

UNLV weekly women's swimming release

The UNLV women's swimming and diving team begins the 2012-13 season with a dual meet at preseason Mountain West favorite San Diego State on Saturday morning at 10 am at the Aztex Aquaplex. SDSU was picked as the league favorite in the preseason coaches poll, just ahead of Boise State, while UNLV was picked third.

All About The Rebels

UNLV brings back three swimmers that set school records in 2011-12, all juniors. Rachel Dixon in the 50 free, Katelyne Herrington in the 100 fly, and Jessica Heim in the 500 free and 1650 free all set new school marks this past season.

Scouting San Diego State
The Aztecs are 1-0 in the year after a win over San Diego. Three Aztecs that set school records a year ago also return for this season for a SDSU squad that has won 39 straight dual meets.

Next Time Out
UNLV will have a month off before hosting a tri-meet, along with the Rebel men's squad, against Arizona and Denver on Saturday, Oct. 27 at 2 pm in Buchanan Natatorium.