Big Red swimmers to be honored on Thursday at Knobel Hall

Denison swimmers hold the championship trophy

GRANVILLE--  Members of the Denison University community are invited to Knobel Hall inside the Burton D. Morgan Center on Thursday, March 29 at 11:30 a.m. for a reception honoring the 2018 NCAA Division III National Champion Big Red men's swimming & diving team.

Denison University President Adam Weinberg will address the crowd along with Associate Vice President and Director of Athletics, Nan Carney-DeBord and head coach Gregg Parini.

The Big Red men's swimming & diving team won their fourth national championship since 2011 on Saturday night in Indianapolis, Indiana.  They placed someone in the top-eight of all 18 swimming events and won three event national titles.

This was the fourth national championship for the men's swimming & diving program and the fifth national championship in Denison University history. The women's swimming & diving team won the University's first championship in 2001.

Video footage of Thursday's reception will be posted to the Denison Sports Network YouTube page following the event.