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Six Hawkeye swimmers headed to national championships

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IOWA CITY (KWWL) -

Six Hawkeye swimmers are heading to Irvine, California to compete in the 2014 Phillips 66 National Championships August 6-10.

Senior Grant Betulius, juniors Mike Nelson, Brian Donatelli and Colleen Champa, and sophomores Kyle Patnode and Emma Sougstad will represent the University of Iowa at the event.

Here is the schedule:

- Thursday, August 7 - 200 meter backstroke: Betulius

- Thursday, August 7 - 200 meter breaststroke: Champa

- Friday, August 8 - 50 meter backstroke Betulius

- Friday, August 8 - 50 meter breaststroke: Nelson and Sougstad

- Saturday, August 9 - 400 medley relay: Patnode, Donatelli, Betulius and Nelson

- Saturday, August 9 - 100 meter breaststroke: Nelson and Sougstad

Individual heats begin at 9 a.m. each morning; finals follow at 6 p.m. each night

This event serves as the USA National Team selection for the 2014 Pan Pacific Championships, 2014 Jr. Pan Pacific Championships, 2015 World Championships, 2015 World University Games, and 2015 Pan American Games.

For more information visit www.usaswimming.org.

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