INDIANAPOLIS - USA Synchro announced its 2014 U.S. Senior National Squad Wednesday following a selection trial in Riverside, Calif.
The U.S. national squad, which will train in the Bay Area starting in January, is scheduled to compete in eight national and international meets next year.
The swimmers earning a spot on the 2014 U.S. Senior National Squad are:
Anita Alvarez (Kenmore, N.Y./Town of Tonawanda Aquettes)
Emma Baranski (Hamden, Conn./New Canaan Aquianas)
Claire Barton (Los Gatos, Calif./Santa Clara Aquamaids)
Karina Boyle (Walnut Creek, Calif./Walnut Creek Aquanuts)
Gillian Brassil (Moraga, Calif./Walnut Creek Aquanuts)
Elizabeth Davidson (Northridge, Calif./Riverside Aquettes)
Katie Gu (San Jose, Calif./Santa Clara Aquamaids)
Lorraine Hack (Olympia, Wash./Seattle Synchro)
Rachel Hyon (Cypress, Calif./La Mirada Aquabelles)
Isabel Malcomson (San Jose, Calif./Santa Clara Aquamaids)
Rebecca Moody (San Jose, Calif./Santa Clara Aquamaids)
Sandra Ortellado (Walnut Creek, Calif./Walnut Creek Aquanuts)
Sarah Rodriguez (San Antonio, Texas/Santa Clara Aquamaids)
Karensa Tjoa (San Jose, Calif./Santa Clara Aquamaids)
Monica Velasquez-Stiak (Phoenix, Ariz./Scottsdale Synchro)
Elizabeth Wiita (Vancouver, Wash./MAC Synchro)
Julie Fabre, France’s coach at the 2008 and 2012 Olympics, was named head coach. Fabre, who swam for the French national team for six years, helped lead France to a fifth-place team finish at the 1996 Olympics in Atlanta.
Most of the U.S. national-squad members competed for the U.S. Junior National Team in 2013, highlighted by a team gold medal and several individual medals at the UANA Pan American Championships in San Juan, Puerto Rico, in August.