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Schneider shoots for NCAA swimming title



March 24, 2010

By Megan Roehm

Here is a look at what's coming up in UC sports this week:

• UC senior Josh Schneider will compete in the NCAA Men's Swimming and Diving Championship Thursday through Friday in Columbus. He is the top seed in the 50-yard freestyle, the No. 9 seed in the 100 butterfly and the No. 11 seed in the 100 freestyle.

• The baseball team will take on Dayton at 3 p.m. Wednesday in Dayton. It will then compete in a series against Villanova (14-3) this weekend in Plymouth Meeting, Pa. Game 1 will be at 3:15 p.m. Friday, followed by Game 2 at 1:15 p.m. Saturday and Game 3 at 12:15 p.m. Sunday. Cincinnati will come home to face Kentucky (15-5) at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at Marge Schott Stadium. The Bearcats are 10-6.

• The lacrosse team will face Saint Mary's (3-3) at 6 p.m. Wednesday in Moraga, Calif. It will play Louisville (4-2) at 5 p.m. Tuesday at Nippert Stadium. The Bearcats are 2-2.

• The women's tennis team will be in Las Vegas to take on Southern Utah (5-6) and Idaho State (1-5). It will face Southern Utah at 4 p.m. Thursday and the Bengals at 10 a.m. Friday. Cincinnati is 6-8.

• The track team will compete in the Alabama Relays on Thursday and Friday in Tuscaloosa, Ala., followed by the Weems Baskin Relays in Columbia, S.C., and the Raleigh Relays in Raleigh, N.C. - both Saturday.

• The men's golf team will play in the Bell State Invitational on Saturday and Sunday in Muncie, Ind.

• The women's golf team will take part in the UC Spring Invitational on Friday and Saturday in Crystal River, Fla.

The Calendar:


• 3 p.m. Wednesday: UC at Dayton, Dayton

• 3:15 p.m. Friday: UC at Villanova, Plymouth Meeting, Pa.

• 1:15 p.m. Saturday: UC at Villanova, Plymouth Meeting, Pa.

• 12:15 p.m. Sunday: UC at Villanova, Plymouth Meeting, Pa.

• 6:30 p.m. Tuesday: UC vs. Kentucky, Marge Schott Stadium


• 6 p.m. Wednesday: UC at Saint Mary's, Moraga, Calif.



• 5 p.m. Tuesday: UC vs. Louisville, Nippert Stadium


• 4 p.m. Thursday: UC vs. Southern Utah, Las Vegas

• 10 a.m. Friday: UC vs. Idaho State, Las Vegas


• Thursday-Friday: Josh Schneider at NCAA Men's Swimming and Diving Championship, Columbus

TRACK • Thursday-Friday: Alabama Relays, Tuscaloosa, Ala.

• Saturday: Weems Baskin Relays, Columbia, S.C.

• Saturday: Raleigh Relays, Raleigh, N.C.


• Saturday-Sunday: Bell State Invitational, Muncie, Ind.


• Friday-Saturday: UC Spring Invitational, Crystal River, Fla.

In case you missed it:

• The men's basketball team defeated Weber State last Wednesday in the National Invitation Tournament, 76-62. The Bearcats then fell to Dayton last Monday 81-66 in game two of the NIT tournament, ending the 2010 season.

• The baseball team went 1-2 in a series against Toledo (9-6) last weekend, winning 5-4, then losing 2-1 and 15-2.

• Women's lacrosse fell to Oregon (4-4) last Saturday, 14-8. It went on to play Stanford (5-2) last Monday but came up short 19-4.

• The men's and women's track and field teams kicked off their outdoor seasons on Saturday by hosting the Early Bird Relays at Gettler Stadium. The men's team won the meet with 102 points, while the women's team finished second with 106 points.