🥽 Jayhawks to Compete at Toyota U.S. Open

ATLANTA, Ga. – Kansas will send 12 swimmers to Atlanta, Ga. to compete in the four-day Toyota U.S. Open as part of the USA Championship Series. The event begins on Wednesday, Dec. 4 and runs until Saturday, Dec. 7.

The swimmers that will be traveling to Atlanta to participate will be Elizabeth Amato-Hanner, Crissie Blomquist, Dewi Blose, Dannie Dilsaver, Haley Downey, Sydnie Horne, Amelie Lessing, Manon Manning, Jenny Nusbaum, Greta Olsen, Lauryn Parrish and Kate Steward. Each of them will be competing for a chance to qualify for the 2020 U.S. Olympic Team Trials that will be taking place in Omaha, Neb. from June 21-28.


"We look forward to competing at the U.S. Open this week. It's an opportunity for our team to go for Olympic trial cuts and swim a long course meet."

Head Coach Clark Campbell

The Jayhawks will be entering the competition coming off a strong performance in the Kansas Classic where KU finished with 1,203.5 total points and a first-place finish. Manning was named the swimmer of the meet after totaling 72 points for the Jayhawks as well as being a member of the 400-yard medley relay that set the KU record in the event with a final time of 3:37.37. Steward meanwhile is coming off a record-setting performance of her own where she broke the Kansas record in the 200-yard breaststroke with a final time of 2:11.88.

Wednesday and Thursday’s prelims will be available to watch at usaswimming.org while the finals on Friday and Saturday will be broadcast live on NBCSN and nbcsports.com.

Event Toyota U.S. Open
Dates Dec. 4-7
Time 9 a.m. start times