Eight swimmers with North Carolina connections made the U.S. Olympic swim team in Omaha.
Kara Lynn Joyce (UN-MAC) makes team on final night in 50 Free. Davis Tarwater (SwimMAC) “un-retires” to swim relay as Berens moves into spot vacated by Phelps.
David Marsh (SwimMAC) will join the Men’s Coaching Staff:
Gregg Troy – Head Men’s Coach
Bob Bowman – Assistant Men’s Coach
David Marsh – Assistant Men’s Coach
Eddie Reese – Assistant Men’s Coach
|Ricky Berens||Grew up in Charlotte (S. Mecklenburg grad)||2008 gold medalist will swim 3 events in London|
|Charlie Houchin||Grew up in Raleigh (Enloe grad)||Made first Olympics in 200 free relay|
|Cullen Jones||Went to N.C. State, lives in Charlotte||Huge at trials and will swim 3 events in London|
|Kara Lynn Joyce||Moved to Charlotte to swim for SwimMAC||Made her 3rd Olympic team Monday night in 50 freestyle|
|Micah Lawrence||Moved to Charlotte to join SwimMAC||Finished 2nd in 200 breaststroke|
|Lauren Perdue||Grew up in Greenville (Rose grad)||UVa swimmer made team 3 months after back surgery|
|Davis Tarwater||Moved to Charlotte to join SwimMAC||Happy to “un-retire” after last-minute reprieve|
|Nick Thoman||Moved to Charlotte to join SwimMAC
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