Cats Well Represented at U.S. Trials

July 6, 2009

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – The University of Arizona will be well represented this week at the 2009 ConocoPhillips USA Swimming National Championships with 20 current or former Wildcats in the water.


The Championships, beginning on Tuesday and running through Saturday, will be held in the Indiana University Natatorium. The swimmers will be vying for a spot on the U.S, World Championships team to compete in the FINA World Championships in Rome, July 17 – August 2.


Among the current Wildcats competing are senior Marcus Titus swimming the breaststroke competitions, sophomore Alyssa Anderson in freestyle and fly events and senior Jack Brown in the individual medley’s and breaststroke competitions. For a complete list of Arizona representatives, see below.


A few “foreign” Wildcats will also be in the water using the U.S. nationals as a last-chance meet before they swim in Rome. Senior-to-be Jean Basson, who is on the South African national roster for Rome along with UA postgrad and Venezuelan team member Albert Subirats will swim against America’s best. 


Beijing Gold medalist and Frank Busch trainee Matt Grevers will be one of the favorite’s in Indy this week. Grevers will compete in the 100 and 200 back, 50 and 100 free as well as on relay teams.


Two of Arizona’s Canadian standouts, Jake Tapp and Joel Greenshields, will be in action as well, only they will be in Montreal looking to represent Canada later this summer in Rome.


Arizona Women


Erin Campbell              100 Fly, 100 Back, 200 Back 200 Free, 100 Free

Whitney Myers            200 IM, 200 Free, 200 Back, 100 Free

Julie Stupp                   200 IM, 400 IM 200 Breast, 200 Fly

Annie Chandler            200 IM, 100 Breast, 200 Breast, 50 Free

Alyssa Anderson          200 Free, 400 Free, 800 Free, 200 Fly

Monica Drake              400 Free

Ellyn Baumgardner        100 Breast,

Justine Schluntz             50 Free, 100 Free, 200 Free

Lacey Nymeyer            50 Free, 100 Free, 200 Free

Lara Jackson                50 Free, 100 Free

Katherine Raatz            200 Fly


Arizona Men


Jean Basson                 400 Free, 200 Free

Marcus Titus                100 Breast, 200 Breast            

Bart Steninger               100 Breast, 200 Breast

Jack Brown                  200 IM, 400 IM, 200 Breast

Jordan Slaughter           100 Fly, 200 Fly

Adam Small                  50 Free

Adam Ritter                  100 Free, 200 Free, 200 IM

Bryan O’Connor          100 Back, 200 Back

Albert Subirats             100 Back, 100 Fly, 100 Free




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