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2024 GLVC Men’s and Women’s Swimming & Diving Championships Returns to Evansville, Indiana

February 6th-10th 2024

EVANSVILLE, Ind. (February 2, 2024) – The Great Lakes Valley Conference returns for the 2nd year to host the eleventh annual GLVC Men’s and Women’s Swimming & Diving Championships, Feb. 6-10, 2024, at the Deaconess Aquatic Center, a $30 million state-of-the-art facility in Evansville, Indiana.

Eleven men’s teams and ten women’s squads, comprising approximately 450 student athletes, will compete for the 2024 GLVC Championship. Participating schools include Drury University, University of Indianapolis, Lewis University, Maryville University, McKendree University, University of Missouri-St. Louis, Quincy University, Rockhurst University, Truman State University, and William Jewell College. Missouri S&T will compete exclusively in the men’s category.

While the Deaconess Aquatic Center has a spectator seating capacity of nearly 1000, all five days of the event will be streamed live and free on the GLVC Sports Network (GLVCSN), maintaining a tradition since the inaugural championship in 2015. The swimming competition kicks off on Tuesday evening with the men’s and women’s 800 free relay, followed by a week of intense competition resulting in the crowning of forty-two individual/relay champions and two team champions.

In 2023, UIndy set a GLVC record with 1,950 points, securing its first-ever GLVC women’s title. Drury University, the 2023 runner-up, had previously held the record with 1,878.5 points in 2022. The Drury men claimed victory with a GLVC-record 1,701 points, marking its sixth overall league title in the 10-year history of the Conference. The University of Indianapolis secured second place with 1,562 points. The 2023 Championship meet witnessed the breaking of a total of 15 records, including 11 on the men’s side.

GLVC Men’s and Women’s Swimming & Diving Championships is presented by PNC Bank and hosted by Evansville Regional Sports Commission and Explore Evansville. Tickets for the GLVC Men’s and Women’s Swimming & Diving Championships should be purchased in advance on the GLVC website.

Swim & Dive – Tuesday 800FR
Tuesday, February 6 at 7:00 PM

Swim & Dive – Wednesday Prelims & Diving
Wednesday, February 7 at 10:00 AM

Swim & Dive – Wednesday Finals
Wednesday, February 7 at 5:30 PM

Swim & Dive – Thursday Prelims & Diving
Thursday, February 8 at 10:00 AM

Swim & Dive – Thursday Finals
Thursday, February 8 at 5:30 PM

Swim & Dive – Friday Prelims & Diving
Friday, February 9 at 10:00 AM

Swim & Dive – Friday Finals
Friday, February 9 at 5:30 PM

Swim & Dive – Saturday Prelims & Diving
Saturday, February 10 at 10:00 AM

Swim & Dive – Saturday Finals
Saturday, February 10 at 5:30 PM


About the Great Lakes Valley Conference (GLVC)

The Great Lakes Valley Conference is one of the premier NCAA Division II conferences, made of 13 member institutions from three Midwest states (Illinois, Indiana, Missouri) and comprised of 8,000 student-athletes, 64,000 students and 600,000 alumni. Founded in 1978, the GLVC has grown to sponsor 24 Conference championships and is among the nation’s elite in academic and athletic success. GLVC schools have captured 20 NCAA Division II national championships, including 11 on the men’s side – seven of which are in basketball – and the most recent coming for University of Indianapolis women’s lacrosse in 2022. Among the 23 NCAA Division II conferences analyzed in the December 2021 report published by the national office, the GLVC ranked tied for second in the Federal Graduation Rate (FGR) at 69 percent and tied for third in Academic Success Rate (ASR) at 84 percent for all student-athletes. The GLVC is also home to the GLVC Sports Network – the first NCAA Division II conference-wide digital streaming network that launched in 2014. GLVCSN can be found on, Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, Android TV, and Roku devices, as well as iOS and Android mobile apps. For more information about the GLVC, visit

About Evansville Regional Sports Commission

The Evansville Regional Sports Commission is a 501(c)3 Not-for-Profit with the mission of enhancing Southwestern Indiana’s economy, image and quality of life through the attraction, promotion and development of high profile, signature sporting events. The Evansville Regional Sports Corporation represents the area as a premiere sports events destination at industry trade shows and is in constant communication with event organizers and governing bodies promoting Evansville. It’s essential to build a strong relationship and rapport with event organizers in the hopes of securing high profile events and The Evansville Regional Sports Corporation is focused on this very important aspect of the business. The Evansville Regional Sports Corporation is committed to enhancing the quality of life in the Evansville area through the events we bring to the community such as Youth Clinics. For more information about the Evansville Regional Sports Corporation, visit

About the Deaconess Aquatic Center
The two-story, state-of-the-art Deaconess Aquatic Center opened its doors in August of 2021 just across the street from the historic Bosse Field. The center is divided into two separate areas, competitive and recreational, both with its own dedicated locker rooms. The Lilly King Competition Pool is a stretch 50-meter pool, named after Evansville’s very own, wherein swimming and diving can occur at the same time. The 50-meter pool can be converted to accommodate various levels of competition. The pool temperature can be monitored through a sensor in the chemical control system as well as handheld thermometers. The pool AHU dehumidification units include temperature, hum, and water sensors. Remote panels located in the janitor’s room display settings in addition to the web-based Building Management System. The Lilly King Competition Pool will not only be home for the 2023 Great Lakes and Valley Conference Swimming and Diving Championships, but also the NCAA Division II Men’s & Women’s Swimming & Diving National Championships in 2026.