2018 Phillips 66 US Nationals Championships
- Wed, July 25th – Sun, July 29th
- Irvine, CA
- Start Times: Prelims – 9:00am (12:00pm EST) / Finals – 6:00pm (9:00pm EST)
- Meet Mobile: “2018 Phillips 66 National Champs”
- Meet Website
- TV / Live Stream Schedule
- Psych Sheet
Tune in this week to support the Lakeside Seahawks at the US National Championships. Four current swimmers, Annabel Crush, Aldan Johnston, Ellie Masterson, and Hunter Tapp, will be competing this week along with a number of Lakeside Alumni that are now swimming in college; Brooke Bauer, (North Carolina), Keefer Barnum (Virginia), Brooke Forde (Stanford), Clayton Forde (Georgia), Trey Hubbach (Indiana), Kennedy Lohman (Texas), Asia Seidt (Kentucky), Sydney Sell (Florida), and Leah Stevens (Stanford).
This meet will feature the very best swimmers in the country such as Kelsi Worrell Dahlia, Caeleb Dressel, Katie Ledecky, Nathan Adrian, Leah Smith, Simone Manuel, Lilly King, Cody Miller, Ryan Murphy, and Michael Andrew, just to name a few.
With two years until the 2020 Olympic Trials, the 2018 National Championships is a very important meet within the Olympic quadrennial. This week, spots on 5 different International teams are up for grabs. The biggest international championship meet this summer is the Pan Pacific Championships. The top four swimmers in every event will likely qualify to compete at the Pan Pacific Championships. The 2019 World Championship team is also in the process of being selected as well. The fastest two swimmers between this meet and the Pan Pacific Championships will make next years World Championship Team. They will also be selecting the 2019 World University Games Team and the 2019 Pan American Games team.
For our 18 & Under swimmers, they have the opportunity to compete for a spot on the Jr Pan Pacific Championship Team that will compete in Fiji at the end of August.
Our athletes at Nationals this week have taken over our Instagram and will be keeping everyone updated with a behind the scenes view of the meet. Check meet mobile to see what everyone will be swimming and check the TV / Live Stream schedule to cheer them on!