OMAHA, Neb. – University of Arkansas sophomore Ashley Largo swam the 800m freestyle on Friday at the 2008 U.S. Olympic Team Trials at the Qwest Center in Omaha, Neb. Largo, from Sarasota, Fla., raced in the second heat of the prelims and finished 42nd with a time of 8:54.81. Senior Stephanie Carr did not swim the event. Kate Ziegler and Katie Hoff went 1-2, respectively. Ziegler touched in 8:29.39 and Hoff was right behind with an 8:29.91. In the finals, it was Hoff who shaved almost nine seconds off her prelim time and took the top spot in 8:20.81. Ziegler finished second in 8:25.38. The U.S. Olympic Swim Team is set with 22 men and 21 women representing the United States at the 2008 Olympic Games held August 8-24 in Beijing, China. For more information about Arkansas swimming and diving, please log on to LADYBACKS.COM.
2008 United States Olympic Swim Team
Men Nathan Adrian, Ricky Berens , Ian Crocker, Mark Gangloff, Matt Grevers, Brendan Hansen, Larsen Jensen, Cullen Jones, Klete Keller, Ryan Lochte, Jason Lezak, Michael Phelps, Aaron Peirsol, Scott Spann, Eric Shanteau, Gil Stovall, Peter Vanderkaay, Erik Vendt, David Walters, Mark Warkentin, Garrett Weber-Gale, Ben Wildman-Tobriner
Women Amanda Beard, Elizabeth Beisel, Caroline Burckle, Elaine Breeden, Natalie Coughlin, Jessica Hardy, Kathleen Hersey, Margaret Hoelzer, Katie Hoff, Megan Jendrick, Christine Magnuson, Christine Marshall, Lacey Nymeyer, Allison Schmitt, Emily Silver, Julia Smit, Rebecca Soni, Chloe Sutton, Dara Torres, Kim Vandenberg, Kate Ziegler