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Friday, September 29, 2017

Ten Rising Stars Headed to FINA World Cup Events

Ten Rising Stars Headed to FINA World Cup Events

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Ten of USA Swimming’s rising stars will compete this fall at FINA World Cup events in Tokyo and Singapore.

Five members of the 2017-18 National Team highlight the roster: Andrew Abruzzo (Plymouth Meeting, Pa./Plymouth Whitemarsh Aquatics), Michael Andrew (Lawrence, Kan./Race Pace Club), Dakota Luther (Austin, Texas/Austin Swim Club), Regan Smith (Lakeville, Minn./Riptide Swimming) and Alex Walsh (Nashville, Tenn./Nashville Aquatic Club).

The full roster is as follows:

  • Andrew Abruzzo (Plymouth Whitemarsh Aquatics)
  • Michael Andrew (Race Pace Club)
  • Carson Foster (Mason Manta Rays)
  • Trey Freeman (Baylor Swim Club)
  • Lindsay Looney (Metroplex Aquatics)
  • Dakota Luther (Austin Swim Club)
  • Daniel Roy (King Aquatic Club)
  • Regan Smith (Riptide Swimming)
  • Alex Walsh (Nashville Aquatic Club)
  • Matthew Willenbring (Austin Swim Club)   


  • Head Coach Doug Wharam (Nashville Aquatic Club)
  • Manager Jeri Marshburn (Irvine Novaquatics)
  • Team Physician Jim Johnson

In addition, Olympic medalists Lia Neal (Brooklyn, N.Y./Stanford Swimming) and Tom Shields (Huntington Beach, Calif./California Aquatics) will serve as National Team reps on the trip.

After competing in Tokyo on Nov. 14-15, the squad will race in Singapore on Nov. 18-19. Visit for complete World Cup information.

Complete selection procedures for the roster are available here

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