OMAHA, Neb. – Nine current or former Horizon League student-athletes will be among those vying for a place on the United States Olympic Swimming Team at the team trials June 26-July 3 at CenturyLink Center.
Three student-athletes will compete on the opening day of the meet, as Ryan Korslin (Green Bay), Devon Nowicki (Oakland) and Kile Aukerman (Wright State) will all swim in the 100 breaststroke.
Nowicki and Auckerman will also swim in the 200 breast on Wednesday, June 29. Auckerman’s final event will be the 200 individual medley on Thursday, June 30.
The Horizon League record holder in the women’s 100 and 200 breaststrokes, Milwaukee’s Emily McClellan will look to claim a spot on the Olympic team in both events, swimming on Monday, June 27 and the 30th. McClellan will be joined in the events by Rachel Waite (Oakland), who claimed the 2016 Horizon League titles in both events.
Also on Monday, Mitch Stover (Wright State) will take to the pool to compete in the 100 backstroke. The League record holder in the 200 IM, Stover will join his former teammate Aukerman in the pool on June 30.
The UIC duo of Brian Anderson and Steve Yemm will compete on Friday, July 1. The 2011 UIC graduates, Anderson will swim in the 50 free, while Yemm will take part in the 100 butterfly.
On the penultimate day of the trials, Milwaukee’s Mandie Siehs will take to the pool to compete in the 50 freestyle sprint.
Each day of the trials, prelims will begin 11 a.m. EDT. Finals will begin at 7:45 p.m. EDT.
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Horizon League Student-Athlete U.S. Olympic Team Trials – Swimming Schedule
Sunday, June 26:
Ryan Korslin (Green Bay alumnus, 2015-16 fifth-year coach) – 100 breaststroke
Devon Nowicki (Oakland rising sophomore) – 100 breaststroke
Kile Aukerman (Wright State alumnus) – 100 breaststroke
Monday, June 27:
Rachel Waite (Oakland senior) – 100 breaststroke
Emily McClellan (Milwaukee alumna) – 100 breaststroke
Mitch Stover (Wright State junior) – 100 backstroke
Wednesday, June 29:
Devon Nowicki (Oakland rising sophomore) – 200 breaststroke
Kile Aukerman (Wright State alumnus) – 200 breaststroke
Thursday, June 30:
Rachel Waite (Oakland senior) – 200 breaststroke
Emily McClellan (Milwaukee alumna) – 200 breaststroke
Mitch Stover (Wright State junior) – 200 IM
Friday, July 1:
Steve Yemm (UIC alumnus) - 100 butterfly
Brian Anderson (UIC alumnus) - 50 freestyle
Saturday, June 2:
Mandie Siehs (Milwaukee senior) – 50 freestyle