USA Synchro Releases Results From US Junior National Squad Trials

USA Synchro announced Monday the swimmers advancing from the first phase of trials for selection to the 2015 U.S. Junior National Squad.

The 31 swimmers advancing are:

Emily Anger (San Jose, Calif./Santa Clara Aquamaids)
Elle Billman (Palo Alto, Calif./Santa Clara Aquamaids)
Gillian Brassil (Moraga, Calif./Walnut Creek Aquanuts)
Subin Cho (Torrance, Calif./Unaffiliated)
Dana Drury (Walnut Creek, Calif./Walnut Creek Aquanuts)
Danielle Emma (San Diego, Calif./Santa Clara Aquamaids)
Natalie Fletcher (Concord, Calif./Walnut Creek Aquanuts)
Caoimhe Gallahue (San Diego, Calif./Walnut Creek Aquanuts)
Rachel Jager (Williamsville, N.Y./Walnut Creek Aquanuts)
Celine Joo (Los Gatos, Calif./Santa Clara Aquamaids)
Caitlin Klauer (Andover, Mass./Optima Synchro)
Joanna Langner (Lafayette, Calif./Walnut Creek Aquanuts)
Rachel Lau (Cupertino, Calif./Santa Clara Aquamaids)
Karen Li (San Jose, Calif./Santa Clara Aquamaids)
Emily Lu (Fremont, Calif./Santa Clara Aquamaids)
Jacklyn Luu (Milpitas, Calif./Santa Clara Aquamaids)
Breanna Malone (Coral Springs, Fla./Palm Beach Coralytes)
Alexandra Meredith-le Roux (Superior, Colo./Santa Clara Aquamaids)
Remy Elizabeth Mink (Alamo, Calif./Walnut Creek Aquanuts)
Catalina Nedelcu (Riverside, Calif./Walnut Creek Aquanuts)
Lily Randhawa (Chandler, Ariz./Arizona Desert Dolphins)
Nicola Joy Schmidt (Palo Alto, Calif./Santa Clara Aquamaids)
Stephanie Thielemann (Bozeman, Mont./Santa Clara Aquamaids)
Daria Torba (Orinda, Calif./Walnut Creek Aquanuts)
Natalia Vega (Tonawanda, N.Y./Santa Clara Aquamaids)
Courtney Vincent (Riverside, Calif./Riverside Aquettes)
Elizabeth Walsh (Cincinnati, Ohio/Cincinnati Synchrogators)
Sabrina Walsh (Saratoga, Calif./Santa Clara Aquamaids)
Elizabeth Wiita (Vancouver, Wash./Walnut Creek Aquanuts)
Brenna Wojtysiak (Gilbert, Ariz./Arizona Desert Dolphins)
Rachel Ye (San Jose, Calif./Santa Clara Aquamaids)

These swimmers will compete for a spot on the 2015 U.S. Junior National Squad in April following the U.S. National Synchronized Swimming Championships in Moraga, Calif. Between 12 and 20 swimmers from that Phase 2 trial will be selected for the national squad.

After the 2015 summer session, up to 20 of the 2015 Junior National Squad members could be selected to join the 2016 Junior National Training Squad, beginning in September 2015.

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+).

Synchro Swimming News courtesy of USA Synchro.

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