Head Coach Rick Walker earned 2012 MAC Coach of the Year honors after his team broke three school records and two Championship records at the meet.
March 5, 2014
CARBONDALE, Ill. – The Southern Illinois men’s swimming and diving team is set to travel to Buffalo, N.Y. for the MAC Championship.
The six-session meet starts Thursday with an 11 a.m. preliminary session, followed by a finals session at 7 p.m. Southern posted a fifth-place finish last year at the MAC Championship, which included several milestones.
Southern's men's program is in its fifth year as a member of the Mid-American Conference. In its inaugural year as a member of the conference, SIU finished fifth and has finished third in the seven-team conference in 2011 and 2012.
Southern went 2-1 against MAC competition in the regular season, posting two wins over Evansville and one loss to Missouri State. Ball State, Buffalo, Eastern Michigan and Miami (OH) will also compete in the Championship.
Results will be posted after each event at the MAC Championship Central HERE.