Team USA has elected Michael Andrew, Grace Ariola, Madison Homovich, Erica Sullivan, and Reece Whitley as their captains for the 6th FINA World Junior Swimming Championships.
With 42 rising stars set to represent the United States on their home soil, the 2017 FINA World Junior Championships open in just one week in Indianapolis.
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17-year-old Reece Whitley is poised to break the 1-minute barrier in the 100 breast.
Arlington, Virginia’s Holly Jansen, who swims for West Potomac High School and the Potomac Marlins, has verbally committed to the University of Texas for 2018-19.
Budding multi-event stars Michael Andrew and Regan Smith will lead Team USA’s roster for the 2017 World Junior Championships, which will take place in Indianapolis, Indiana in August. Andrew is set to swim upwards of 6 total events and Smith 5.
Despite a controversial DQ in the 400 IM that kept her off the World Champs team, Ella Eastin will lead the World University Games team in the 200 IM and 200 fly.
Nathan Adrian will look to add a second individual event to his Worlds schedule tonight in the men’s 50 free.
Matt Grevers was victorious in the men’s 100 backstroke.
Matt Grevers will be in contention for a spot on the Worlds team in the 100 back tonight.
Chase Kalisz will contest his best event tonight, the 400 IM, and look to add his name to the U.S. World Championship roster.
Kathleen Baker will be in a close race for a spot on the World Championship team in the women’s 50 back.
Nathan Adrian will look for his 9th straight international berth individually in the men’s 100 free tonight.
After Smoliga took the narrow win ahead of Baker at Olympic Trials, Baker turned the tables in Rio to win a silver medal while Smoliga finished 6th.
Kendall Shields of Vandegrift High School and Austin Swim Club will remain in state to swim for the University of Texas beginning with the 2018-19 season.