Calypso Sheridan Among 26 Australians Named To World University Games Roster

On the heels of its national championship meet, Swimming Australia has named 26 athletes to its roster for the 2019 World University Games in Naples, Italy.

National 200 IM champ Calypso Sheridan is on the roster after winning three medals at Australian Nationals. She was the silver medalist in the 400 IM and 200 back. Sheridan has previously represented Australia at the Commonwealth Youth Games.

The roster includes another former junior standout: Brendon Smithwho was a silver medalist at Junior Pan Pacs last summer. Smith took second in the 400 free while also making A finals of the 200 free, 400 IM and 200 IM and placing top 8 in the timed final 800 free.

Other notable names on the roster: Australian national champs Joshua Parrish (1500 free) and William Yang (50 back).

The roster is made up of 16 men and 10 women. You can see the full roster on the Swimming Australia press release here, or republished below:

2019 Team List – Male Athletes:

Grayson Bell, TSS Aquatics – Griffith University, QLD
Ashton Brinkworth, UWA West Coast – University of Western Australia, WA
Max Carleton, St Peters Western – Queensland University of Technology, QLD
Charles Cox, St Peters Western – Griffith University, QLD
Jared Gilliland, Brisbane Grammar – Queensland University of Technology, QLD
Bowen Gough, Nunawading – Deakin University, VIC
Jacob Hansford, St Peters Western – Australian College of Physical Education, QLD
Tristan Ludlow, Rackley – Griffith University, Rackley
Benno Negri, Melbourne Vicentre – Monash University, VIC
Joshua Parrish, TSS Aquatics – Griffith University, QLD
Ben Roberts, Breakers – Edith Cowan University, WA
Brendon Smith, Nunawading – La Trobe University, VIC
William Stockwell, Rackley – University of QLD, QLD
James Traiforos, Trinity Grammar – University of Sydney, NSW
Cameron Tysoe, Ginninderra – University of Wisconsin Madison, NSW
William Yang, Sydney University – University of Sydney, NSW

2019 Team List – Female Athletes:

Sophie Caldwell, Nunawading – Deakin University, VIC
Zoe Deacon, Nunawading – Monash University, VIC
Julia Hawkins, Nunawading – Monash University, VIC
Phoebe Hines, Mountain Creek Mooloolaba – University of Hawaii Manoa, QLD
Chelsea Hodges, Southport Olympic – Griffith University, QLD
Moesha Johnson, Palm Beach Currumbin – Southern Cross University, QLD
Mikayla Messer, Nudgee College – Griffith University, QLD
Dahlas Rogers, USC Spartans – University of Sunshine Coast, QLD
Calypso Sheridan, Brisbane Grammar – Northwestern University, QLD
Alice Stuart, TSS Aquatics – Griffith University, QLD

The 2019 World University Games (also known as the Summer Universiade) will take place in Naples, Italy from July 3-14. The swimming portion will run from the 4th through the 10th.

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1 year ago

Not many Australians in ncaa swimming right now. Phoebe Hines from Hawaii, Cam Tysoe from Wisconsin and calypso from northwestern only ones on the roster. Can’t think of any others currently in ncaa swimming off the top of my head though I’m sure there are some more

Reply to  Klorn8d
1 year ago

I would suspect that this might change with Australia’s new later trials.

Reply to  Klorn8d
1 year ago

David Schilit – Arizona
Jemma Schilt – USC

13 % Chinese person
Reply to  Klorn8d
1 year ago

A few girls at USC .. The problem is in a 4 year degree vs a 3 year undergraduate in Oz NZ UK .The philosophy here is just get it over asap ., travel the world / get some professional quals ( either order) . That extra year could bespent surfing in infonesia for $10,000.

Mini bus
1 year ago

All good except

What happens if you miss the worlds team? And you can’t be added to the uni team. = no team

Leigh is a great coach and even better person but how about giving a young coach the opportunity to head up a team?

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