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USA Swimming: Caitlin Leverenz, Nathan Adrian, Jessica Hardy, Dana Vollmer, Natalie Coughlin Main Cal Swimmers

Nathan Adrian, Jessica Hardy, Dana Vollmer and Caitlin Leverenz are the main Cal swimmers for the United States national team.

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California has a bunch of swimmers that will be participating for the United States national swimming team. The tradition was started by Natalie Coughlin years ago, and now a new host of Cal swimmers are ushering in a new age of Golden Bear dominance in the pool.

  • Nathan Adrian will be competing in the 100 meter freestyle and the 400 meter freestyle relay.
  • Rachel Bootsma will be competing in the 100 meter backstroke.
  • Anthony Ervin will be on the men's 50 meter freestyle team.
  • Jessica Hardy competes in three races: The women's 50 and 100 meter freestyle as well as the 400 meter free relay.
  • Caitlin Leverenz will be a contender in both the 200 and 400 meter IM.
  • Dana Vollmer participates in the 100 meter butterfly and the 800 meter freestyle relay.
  • One of the most decorated Olympic women's swimmers ever, Coughlin will be a member of the women's 400 meter freestyle relay.

Even the head coach is from Cal: Teri McKeever (the Cal women's coach) will be coaching the women's side.

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