USA Synchro Announces 13-15 and 12U National Teams

The 2017 U.S. 13-15 National Synchronized Swimming Teams. Photo Courtesy: USA Synchro

ORO VALLEY, Ariz. – USA Synchro announced the athletes named to the 13-15 and 12 & Under National Teams following the recent U.S. National Synchronized Swimming Championships.

The swimmers were selected after several team trials. There will be two 13-15 national teams and one 12 & Under team.

The athletes selected to the 2017 U.S. 13-15 National Team 1 are:

  • Yara Elian, Walnut Creek Aquanuts
  • Nicole Goot, Santa Clara Aquamaids
  • Hannah Heffernan, Santa Clara Aquamaids
  • Kaitlyn Hoang, Santa Clara Aquamaids
  • Abigail Kartzinel, La Mirada Aquabelles
  • Claire Kim, Santa Clara Aquamaids
  • Sophia Kong, Walnut Creek Aquanuts
  • Ruby Remati, ANA Synchro
  • Noelle Song, La Mirada Aquabelles
  • Chiara Steele, Santa Clara Aquamaids
  • Marilyn Weaver, Santa Clara Aquamaids
  • Christina Wu, La Mirada Aquabelles

These athletes will be competing at the 2017 Comen Cup in Mealhada, Portugal, Aug. 2-6. The coaches are Sara Lowe, Megan Azebu and Heather Carrasco.

The athletes selected to the 2017 U.S. 13-15 National Team 2 are:

  • Delaney Beach, Scottsdale Synchro
  • Ashley Latchford, Buffalo Swimkins
  • Ryan Lewis, Walnut Creek Aquanuts
  • Olivia Li, New Canaan Aquianas
  • Jade Low, La Mirada Aquabelles
  • Gabriela Ospina, Coral Springs Aquacades
  • Elizaveta Polyakova, Seattle Synchro
  • Katie Reveno, Coral Springs Aquacades
  • Victoria Zimm, Arizona Desert Dolphins

These athletes will be competing at the 2017 UANA Synchronized Swimming Championships in Santiago, Chile, Aug. 21-27.

The athletes selected to the U.S. 12 & Under National Team are:

  • Sarine Cho, La Mirada Aquabelles
  • Nicole Chung, La Mirada Aquabelles
  • Megumi Field, La Mirada Aquabelles
  • Cambell McMillan, MAC Synchro
  • Anya Melson, Minnesota Synchronettes
  • Riley Morgan, Santa Clara Aquamaids
  • Ashlyn Oh, La Mirada Aquabelles
  • Juna Park, Sacramento Synchro
  • Taylor Sullivan, Buffalo Swimkins
  • Lydia Yi, Santa Clara Aquamaids

The team, coached by Hiea-Yoon Kang and Rosilyn Tegart, also will compete at the UANA Synchronized Swimming Championships in Santiago, Chile, Aug. 21-27.



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    Congrats to the selected participants and their Coaches

Author: Dax Lowery

Dax Lowery is a page designer for Community Newspaper Holdings (CNHI) and a communications specialist for USA Synchro. A native Texan and a graduate of Louisiana State University, he has assisted the United States Olympic Committee at the 2012 and 2016 Olympic Games.

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