U.S. World University Games Open Water Team Announced

U.S. World University Games Open Water Team Announced

 | Thursday, June 22, 2017

Four swimmers have been selected represent Team USA in the 10-kilometer open water event at the 2017 World University Games, USA Swimming announced today.

The roster includes Becca Mann (Homer Glenn, Ill./Trojan Swim Club), Katy Campbell (Federal Way, Wash./Team Santa Monica), David Heron (Mission Viejo, Calif./University of Tennessee) and Taylor Abbott (Cedar Park, Texas/University of Tennessee).

The team was selected based on the results of the USA Swimming Open Water National Championships held at Castaic Lake, California.

The 2017 World University Games will hold the 10K open water race on Saturday, August 27, at the New Taipei City Breeze Canal in Taiwan.

Prior to this event, Heron and Mann will also represent Team USA at the 2017 FINA World Championships from July 15-16 and July 18-21 at Lake Balaton outside Budapest. Heron will race the men’s 5k, while Mann competes in the women’s 25k.

The team will be led by head coach Tyler Fenwick of the University of Tennessee.

2017 World University Games Open Water Roster                                   
Becca Mann (Homer Glenn, Ill./Trojan Swim Club)
Katy Campbell (Federal Way, Wash./Team Santa Monica)
David Heron (Mission Viejo, Calif./University of Tennessee)
Taylor Abbott (Cedar Park, Texas/University of Tennessee)

Staff
Head Coach: Tyler Fenwick
ATC: Ashley Marshall
Team Manager: Laurel Liberty


 

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