#USASwimSquads

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#USASWIMSQUADS

#SwimSquads: Lezak Squad
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#SwimSquads: Lezak Squad (2:09)

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#SwimSquads: Krayzelburg Squad
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#SwimSquads: Krayzelburg Squad (2:37)

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#SwimSquads: Sandeno Squad
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#SwimSquads: Coughlin Squad
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#SwimSquads: Coughlin Squad (1:24)

#USASwimSquads Draft Recap
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Watch the #USASwimSquads Draft
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#USASWIMSQUADS lineup AND CAPTAIN BIOS

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1/11  Columbus Lineup

2/11  Mesa Lineup

3/11  Atlanta Lineup

4/11  Coughlin Squad

5/11  Sandeno Squad

6/11  Krayzelburg Squad

7/11  Lezak Squad

8/11  Jason Lezak

9/11  Lenny Krayzelburg

10/11  Kaitlin Sandeno

11/11  Natalie Coughlin

#USASwimSquads DETAILS

The National Team will be split into 4 squads that will compete for points and a grand prize throughout the 2018 Pro Swim Series, plus the 2018 National Championships.

1. Form Squads

  • 4 retired Olympians will captain the squads and draft teams at Golden Goggles

 

2. Score Points

  • Prior to each meet, the captains will choose 6 athletes from their squad to score points at the meet
  • The 6 athletes will be designated across 6 event categories (1 athlete per category) and can score points in maximum 2 events from that category

 

Event Categories

1. Free (50, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1500)   4. Fly (50, 100, 200)
2. Back (50, 100, 200)                              5. IM (200, 400)  
3. Breast (50, 100, 200)                           6. Flex (Any 2 races)

 

Points Are Awarded up to 8th Place

1st place: 10 points

2nd place: 8 points

3rd place: 7 points

4th place: 5 points

5th place: 4 points

6th place: 3 points

7th place: 2 points

8th place: 1 point

 

3. Squad Goals

  • The squad with the most points will donate $10,000 to the charity of their choice and each squad member will win sponsor prizes.

ROSTER NOTES

  • In addition to 2017-18 National Team athletes, 2016 Olympian Team members were also were eligible to participate in USA Swim Squads. Ryan Lochte and Dana Vollmer opted to take part.