2011 SEC CHAMPIONSHIPS
2011 SEC Swimming and Diving Championships Gainesville, Fla. Stephen C. O’Connell Center Natatorium Feb. 11-13 (Diving) Feb. 16-19 (Swimming) The Auburn swimming and diving program has experienced a lot of success when it comes to the Southeastern Conference Swimming and Diving Championships. The Auburn men have won 16 of the last 17 titles, including a SEC record 14th-straight title in 2010. The Auburn women have had a lot of success at the meet as well. The team has won five team titles. Individually, the Auburn men have won 171 total individual titles at the conference meet and have won at least one individual title in each of the 21 events in the championship program. The Auburn women have won 118 individiual titles and have won at least one individual title in the last 19 conference meets.
The Stephen C. O’Connell Center Natatorium, home of the Gator swimming and diving program, will play host to the 2011 SEC Swimming and Diving Championships in February. Since its opening in January 1981, the pool has been the site of many prestigious events, including the inaugural NCAA Women’s Championships in 1982; the women’s SEC Championships in 1984, 1989 and 1998; and the men’s SEC Championships in 1981, 1985, 1989, and 1998. In addition, the 1982 United States Swimming Short Course Nationals, the 1993 U.S.S. Junior National Championships and the 2000 and 2004 Junior Olympic Swimming Championships were held at UF. The 847,000-gallon pool can be used as two 25-yard courses with a warm-up area in the middle; two 25-meter courses; or at its full 50-meter long course use. Seating is good for 1,200 spectators, but as many as 3,000 have filled the confines of the O’Connell Center.
2010-11 Auburn Swimming & Diving Guide