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CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – A total of 37 current and former members of the Virginia men’s and women’s swimming teams are set to compete at the 2011 ConocoPhillips USA Swimming National Championships this week in Stanford, Calif. The event runs Tuesday through Saturday at Stanford University’s Avery Aquatic Center.

Preliminaries begin at 12 p.m. Eastern (9 a.m. Pacific) each day with finals scheduled for 9 p.m. Eastern (6 p.m. Pacific).

There are 20 swimmers representing the Cavalier women’s squad, including Meredith Cavalier, Charlotte Clarke, Riley Flanagan, Kelly Flynn, Caroline Kenney, Jenny Lewis, Emily Lloyd, Rachel Naurath, Christine Olson, Lauren Perdue, Meredith Perdue, Hillary Petersen and Erika Stewart. Newcomers Shaun Casey, Emily Dicus, Alison Haulsee, Kelly Offutt, Sarah White and Ellen Williamson will also participate in the event, as will former Virginia swimmer Katya Bachrouche.

Additionally, 17 men with ties to the Cavalier program are slated to compete at the National Championships, including Parker Camp, Tom Casey, Jon Daniec, Brady Fox, Peter Geissinger, Serge Gould, Taylor Grey, Nathan Hart, Matthew Houser, David Karasek, Nick Montes de Oca, Matthew Murray, Bradley Phillips and Nathan Vredeveld. Incoming first year Jackson Partin joins former Cavaliers Matt McLean and Scot Robison at the event as well.

Top swimmers from around the nation, including nine Olympians, will be on hand for the event. The National Championships will also serve as the selection meet for the 2011 Pan American Games, set for Oct. 15-22 in Guadalajara, Mexico.

Universal Sports will carry the competition live Aug. 2-3, beginning at 9 p.m. Eastern time (6 p.m. Pacific). The event will be packaged and broadcast on NBC on Aug. 6 from 4 p.m. until 6 p.m. and on Aug. 7 from 5 p.m. until 6 p.m., with re-airs each night on Universal Sports, beginning at 8 p.m. Eastern. In addition, all sessions will be webcast live at

2011 ConocoPhillips USA Swimming National Championships
Aug. 2-6, 2011 | Avery Aquatic Center | Stanford, Calif.
Schedule of Events

Tuesday, Aug. 2
W 100m Butterfly
M 400m Freestyle
W 200m Individual Medley
M 100m Breaststroke
W 400m Freestyle
M 400m Individual Medley
M 4x100m Free Relay

Wednesday, Aug. 3
W 100m Backstroke
M 200m Freestyle
M 100m Backstroke
W 200m Freestyle
M 200m Butterfly
W 4x100m Free Relay

Thursday, Aug. 4
W 100m Breaststroke
M 100m Butterfly
W 50m Freestyle
M 50m Freestyle
W 400m Individual Medley
W 4x200m Free Relay

Friday, Aug. 5
M 100m Freestyle
W 200m Butterfly
M 200m Individual Medley
W 200m Backstroke
W 800 Free / M 1500 Free (heats)
M 4x200m Free Relay

Saturday, Aug. 6
W 800m Freestyle (final)
W 100m Freestyle
M 200m Backstroke
W 200m Breaststroke
M 200m Breaststroke
M 1500 Freestyle (final)
M/W 4x100m Medley Relays

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