Contact: Laura Lawrence
SPIRE Institute to Host Atlantic 10 Swimming and Diving Championships
Geneva, Ohio – February 17, 2020 – SPIRE Institute will host the 2020 Atlantic 10 Swimming and Diving Conference Championships February 19-22. Fans can expect new concessions and giveaways including the chance to win a week of camp at SPIRE in any sport!
The meet will be held in SPIRE’s Aquatic Center, which houses SPIRE’s Olympic grade, 50-meter, 10 lane Competition Pool with a separate 25-yard, 6 lane warm up and cool down pool. The Competition Pool is considered “one of the fastest pools in the world”, according to Myrtha Pools.
Prelims begin at 10am Thursday-Saturday
Finals begin at 5pm Wednesday, 6:30pm Thursday & Friday, and 6pm Saturday
See the entire schedule at www.spireinstitute.org/atlantic10
All Session Tickets: Adult $60
Family Pack $120 (2 Adults, 3 child/student)
Single Session Tickets: Adult $13
***Tickets are available at the door.
Field to Include:
Davidson College, The University of Dayton, Duquesne University, Fordham University, George Mason University, The George Washington University, La Salle University, University of Massachusetts, University of Rhode Island, University of Richmond, St. Bonaventure University, Saint Joseph's University, Saint Louis University and VCU.
The George Washington University Men and the Duquesne University Women will be defending their titles as Conference Champions.
About Atlantic 10
14 member institutions. A-10 sponsors 19 Olympic Sports as well as Men’s and Women’s Basketball, totaling 21 sports and conference championships. Olympic Sports include baseball, men's and women's cross country, field hockey, men's golf, women's lacrosse, men's and women's indoor and outdoor track & field, women's rowing, men's and women's soccer, softball, men's and women's swimming & diving, men's and women's tennis, and women's volleyball. The A-10 has a 91% student-athlete graduation rate, above the national average of 88%. A-10 started as an eight-school, men's basketball-only affiliation and has grown into a 14-university, 21-sport league that is universally hailed as one of the best conferences in the country.
About SPIRE Institute
Constructed on 177 acres of expansive land, at 750,000 square feet, SPIRE IA is among the largest and best-equipped indoor sports facilities in North America. SPIRE Academy serves as a national/international college preparatory academy for high school and postgraduate athletes. It provides physical, mental and nutritional performance training as well as sports-specific training/competition programming in swimming, track and field, basketball and e-sports. SPIRE’S experienced coaching staff conducts academy, camp, club and skill development programs in all of these sports; and it offers exceptional league play in soccer and volleyball. SPIRE also hosts countless sport competitions including those organized by the NCAA, the Big East, the Big Ten, and the Atlantic 10 conferences. Spire has also hosted Olympic trials and world championship qualifiers. www.spireinstitute.org
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