USA Swimming announced the full roster for 2018 Junior Pan Pacific Championships on Thursday.
Robert Finke of St. Petersburg was the 2018 18U National Champion in the 800 free and 1500 free.
The 100 back includes World Record holder and Olympic champion Ryan Murphy, 100 back Olympic champ Matt Grevers, Worlds 50 backstroker Justin Ress, Olympic backstroker Jacob Pebley, and Harvard standout Dean Farris in his first ever long course nationals final.
Defending national champion Zane Grothe leads 5 qualifiers with sub-3:50s in the final of the men’s 400 free.
Regan Smith and Olympic medalist Kathleen Baker will go up against a stacked 100 back field after tying for the 200 back win.
17-year-old Emily Weiss has been reinstated to the women’s 100 breast final after originally being disqualified for multiple dolphin kicks off the start.
A slew of swimmers have been DQed for “multiple dolphin kicks” off the wall in the 100 breast.
Michael Andrew has already qualified for Worlds in the 50 fly, but he’s loaded up his schedule tonight to try and qualify for Pan Pacs and add to his Worlds schedule.
After tying her 50 fly American Record last night, Kelsi Dahlia will take on her signature 100 fly today.
With no stroke 50s at Pan Pacs, U.S. Nationals will be Lilly King’s only major-meet shot this year to lower her own 50 breast world record from last summer.
This race is Lilly King’s to lose.
The NISCA has released the 2017-18 All-America lists.
Katie Ledecky will hunt down another world record tonight in the women’s 800 freestyle.
Lilly King will swim the women’s 100 breast on day 4 in Indianapolis.
Carla Gildersleeve from Franklin Regional Swim Team and Franklin Community High School will remain in-state to swim for Indiana University beginning with the 2019-20 school year.