13-15 and 12 & Under USA Synchro National Teams Announced

USA Synchro announced its 2015 U.S. 13-15 and 12 & Under National Teams on Wednesday.

The swimmers earning a spot on the 2015 U.S. 13-5 National Team are:

Camryn Carrasco (Santa Clara Aquamaids/Las Vegas)

Katherine Connolly (New Canaan Y Aquianas/New Canaan, Conn.)
Nicole Dzurko (Santa Clara Aquamaids/Los Gatos, Calif.)
Hailee Heinrich (Santa Clara Aquamaids/Los Gatos, Calif.)
Claire Hyon (La Mirada Aquabelles/Cypress, Calif.)
Audrey Nguyen (Santa Clara Aquamaids/San Jose, Calif.)
Andrea Percic (MAC Synchro/Portland, Ore.)
Lindi Schroeder (Optima Synchro/Andover, Mass.)
Louisa Strutynski (Unaffiliated/Calgary, Alberta)
Alexandra Suarez (Unaffiliated/San Diego)
Emmanuella Tchakmakjian (New Canaan Y Aquianas/ New Canaan, Conn.)
Victoria Woroniecki (Flagler County Synchro Belles/Palm Coast, Fla.)

The 13-15 National Team is coached by Svetlana Malinovskaya and Leah Pinette.

The swimmers earning a spot on the 2015 U.S. 12 & Under National Team are:

Ivy Parks Davis (Scottsdale Synchro Arizona/Scottsdale, Ariz.)

Abigail Kartzinel (La Mirada Aquabelles/Ladera Ranch, Calif.)
Sophia Kong (Walnut Creek Aquanuts/Moraga, Calif.)
Olivia Li (New Canaan Y Aquianas/Armonk, N.Y.)
Nicole Meza (Sacramento Synchro/Carmichael, Calif.)
Veronika Orlovska (Sacramento Synchro/Linda, Calif.)
Gabriela Ospina (Coral Springs Aquacades/Mirimar, Fla.)
Chiara Steele (Santa Clara Aquamaids/Los Gatos, Calif.)
Ashlyn Wang (Arizona Desert Dolphins/Chandler, Ariz.)
Marilyn Weaver (Santa Clara Aquamaids/San Jose, Calif.)

Sara Lowe is the head coach of the 12 & Under team, and Megan Azebu is the assistant coach.

Members of the 13-15 National Team will compete at the Comen Cup in Ostia, Italy, Aug. 6-9, and at the UANA Pan American Synchronized Swimming Championships in Calgary, Canada, Aug. 17-22.

The 12 & Under National Team also will compete at the UANA Pan American Championships in August.

Both teams will train at the National Training Center in Riverside, Calif.

About USA Synchro
USA Synchro was established as a nonprofit organization in 1977, and is the United States national governing body for the sport, recognized by the International Olympic Committee, the United States Olympic Committee and FINA (Federation Internationale de Natation Amateur) – the international governing federation. USA Synchro organizes, participates in, and promotes a variety of competitive events each year. These events begin at the local level and continue in the following categories: Senior (15 & O), Junior (15-18), Junior Olympic (19 & U), Collegiate and Masters (20+).

Swimming News is courtesy of USA Synchro.

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ANDREA

good morning
I want RECEIVE information on the synchronized swimming program for an 8 years and programs have for a child of 6, also where are hibicados or if I could indicate where this can go in florida for competitive training.
Thank you

Andre

Hello, I’d like to know, how these girls train? Because they all are from different parts of the U.S. So, how do they manage to train together? Do they have like training camps or something?

Pearpear

Yes they have training camps together when school gets out

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