Hoosiers Head to USA Swimming Spring Championships
March 27, 2007
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. - Indiana University will send three current student-athletes and one former swimmer to the USA Swimming Spring Championships in East Meadow, N.Y., from March 27-31.
Current swimmers Alec Haley and Justin Peterfish from the men's team and Brittany Barwegen from the women's team, as well as former Hoosier Kevin Swander, a 13-time All-American at IU, will participate in the five-day meet.
Swander, who serves as a student coach for IU, is the top seed in the 100-meter breaststroke and the fourth seed in the 200-meter breaststroke. He will also swim in the 200-meter individual medley.
Haley, who just wrapped up his junior season, will also swim in the 200 breast. Additionally, the Casper, Wyo., native will compete in the 400-meter individual medley.
Peterfish, a sophomore from Delaware, Ohio, will join Swander and Haley in the 200 breast. He will also swim in the 100 breast at the championship meet.
Barwegen, a freshman from Plano, Texas, will compete in a trio of events, swimming in the 100-meter butterfly, the 200-meter butterfly and the 200 IM.
For more information, visit www.usaswimming.org.
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