By USA Swimming | Thursday, October 18, 2018
USA Swimming today announced a 52-member squad that will represent the United States at next summer’s 2019 World University Games (XXX Summer Universiade) in Naples, Italy.
Highlighting the roster are eight swimmers who competed for Team USA at the 2018 Pan Pacific Championships: Gabby DeLoof (Grosse Pointe, Mich./Michigan), Ella Eastin (Irvine, Calif./Stanford), Hannah Moore (Cary, N.C./NC State), Zach Apple (Trenton, Ohio/Indiana), Robert Finke (Clearwater, Fla./Florida), Sean Grieshop (Cedar Park, Texas/California), Austin Katz (Sarasota, Fla./Texas) and Justin Ress (Cary, N.C./NC State).
Apple, DeLoof and Jack Levant (Southlake, Texas/Stanford) also will compete at the 2019 FINA World Championships as relay-only swimmers.
A complete roster can be found online at usaswimming.org.
Seventeen different college programs are represented on the roster with Texas leading the way with eight swimmers slated to compete. California and NC State follow with six team members each.
The seven-day swimming competition is scheduled for July 4-10, 2019. Full competition information can be found online at www.universiade2019napoli.it.
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