Aug. 5, 2014
IRVINE, Calif. - 10 Auburn swimmers are scheduled to compete in the 2014 Phillips 66 National Championships at the William Woolett Jr. Aquatics Complex in Irvine, Calif. this week. The five-day meet begins Wednesday and runs through Sunday.
Allen Browning, Kyle Darmody, Michael Duderstadt and Tommy McKee will represent the Auburn men. On the women' side, Annie Lazor, Alexandria Merritt, Ashley Neidigh, Sarah Peterson, Sarah Reynolds and Jillian Vitarius will also compete for the Tigers.
52 swimmers (26 men, 26 women) will be selected at the conclusion of the meet to represent the United States at the Pan Pac Championships in Gold Coast, Australia, which begins Aug. 21. The winner of each Olympic event will earn a spot on the squad. The event also serves as a selection meet for the 2014 Jr. Pan Pac Championships, as well as the 2015 World Championships, 2015 World University Games and 2015 Pan American Games.
Three former Tigers will also be competing at the meet including 2012 Olympian Micah Lawrence, along with former Auburn swimmers Zane Grothe and Karl Krug. For a complete schedule of the meet, click here. To keep up with results for the U.S. Nationals, click here.
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||Auburn Roster for U.S. Nationals
- 200 IM Kyle Darmody
- 50 back, 50 free, 100 back, 100 free Michael Duderstadt
- 50 breast, 100 breast, 200 breats Annie Lazor
- 50 breast, 100 breast, 200 breast Tommy McKee
- 200 free, 400 free 1500 free Alexandria Merritt
- 50 fly, 100 fly, 200 fly Ashley Neidigh
- 800 free, 400 IM Sarah Peterson
- 200 fly, 200 IM, 400 IM Sarah Reynolds
- 50 back, 100 back, 200 back Jillian Vitarius
- 50 back, 100 back, 200 back
Preliminaries begin at 9:00 a.m. PT | Finals begin at 6 p.m. PT.
Wednesday, Aug. 6
Women's 800 Freestyle
Men's 1500 Freestyle
4x100 Freestyle Relay
Thursday, Aug. 7
Men's 4x200 Freestyle Relay
Friday, Aug. 8
400 Individual Medley
Women's 4x200 Freestyle Relay
Saturday, Aug. 9
4x100 Medley Relay
Sunday, Aug. 10
Women's 1500 Freestyle
200 Individual Medley
Men's 800 Freestyle