Psych Sheet Released for USA Winter Nationals

Olivia Smoliga. Photo Courtesy: Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports

USA Swimming released the psych shed for next week’s 2017 AT&T Winter National Championships in Columbus, Ohio, on Wednesday.

The short-course meet begins Nov. 29.

Click here for the entire psych sheet for winter nationals.

Some of the biggest big-name battles look to be on the women’s side.

Louisville’s Mallory Comerford is the top seed for the 500-yard freestyle (4:36.16). She also is the second seed in the 50 freestyle (22.04) behind Olivia Smoliga (21.27). Comerford is the top seed for the 200 freestyle (1:40.36) ahead of Melanie Margalis (1:43.19).

Margalis is the top seed in the 200 IM (1:53.16) and will be in a battle in the 100 breaststroke. She is the second seed (58.09) behind Breeja Larson (57.60). Smoliga is the top seed in the 100 backstroke (50.04) and 100 freestyle (46.30). Larson is the top seed in the 200 breaststroke (2:04.71).

Indiana’s Marwan El Kamash is the top seed in the 200 and 500 freestyles. Other top seeds include, Chase Kalisz in the 400 IM (3:33.42) and 200 butterfly (1:40.38), Michael Chadwick in the 50 freestyle (18.97) and 100 freestyle (40.95), Kelsi Worrell in the 100 butterfly (50.46) and 200 butterfly (1:53.45), Noah Lense in the men’s 100 butterfly (45.71), 17-year-old Reece Whitley is the top seed in the 100 breaststroke (51.84) and 200 breaststroke (1:52.37), Ryan Murphy in the 100 backstroke (43.99) and 200 backstroke (1:36.75), Zane Grothe in the mile (14:29.05) and Alex Galyer in the 200 backstroke (1:50.53).



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