Aug. 6, 2012
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va.—Six members of the Virginia swimming and diving program will compete at the USA Swimming U.S. Open Aug. 7-11 at the IUPUI Natatorium in Indianapolis. Rising senior Nathan Vredeveld (Chattanooga, Tenn.), juniors Parker Camp (Brentwood, Tenn.) and Jan Daniec (Mission Viejo, Calif.) and sophomores Alison Haulsee (Glen Allen, Va.), Sarah White (Norfolk, Va.) and Ellen Williamson (Ft. Mitchell, Ky.) will all vie for spots on the American squad for the 2013 World University Games, which will be held in Kazan, Russia, July 6-17, 2013.
The morning session with heats will begin each day at 9:00 a.m., while the finals in evening are scheduled to start at 6:00 p.m. USASwimming.org will have a live webcast of all sessions as well as live results.
The top finisher in each event will automatically make the U.S. team. In addition, the second, third and fourth-place qualifiers in the 100- and 200-meter freestyle will be added to the squad. The second-place finishers in all other events will be added to the squad according to the world rankings until the team is full (26 swimmers per gender).
Virginia Swimming at the U.S. Open
Alison Haulsee – 200m freestyle, 400m freestyle, 100m butterfly, 200m butterfly
Sarah White – 100m butterfly, 200m butterfly, 200m IM
Ellen Williamson – 100m backstroke, 200m backstroke, 100m butterfly, 200m IM
UVa’s U.S. Open Schedule
Tuesday, August 7
Women’s 200m butterfly – Haulsee, White
Men’s 1,500m freestyle – Daniec
Wednesday, August 8
Women’s 400m freestyle – Haulsee
Men’s 400m freestyle – Camp, Daniec
Women’s 200m backstroke – Williamson
Men’s 200m backstroke – Camp, Vredeveld
Thursday, August 9
Men’s 400m IM – Daniec
Women’s 100m butterfly – Haulsee, White, Williamson
Friday, August 10
Women’s 200m freestyle – Haulsee
Men’s 200m freestyle – Camp
Women’s 100m backstroke – Williamson
Saturday, August 11
Women’s 200 IM – White, Williamson
Men’s 800 freestyle - Daniec
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A 1985 graduate of UVA, White worked at the Richmond Times-Dispatch until July 2009. He was honored six times as the state's Sportswriter of the Year.
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