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Pitt Swimmer Jon Lierley Competes in his First-Ever Olympic Trial on Wednesday




June 27, 2012

OMAHA, Neb.—Pitt’s trio of swimmers resumed action at the U.S. Olympic Trials at CenturyLink Center on Wednesday afternoon.

Sophomore Jon Lierley swam the 200 fly, touching the wall at 2:04.70. Lierley, a native of Mount Pleasant, S.C., competed in the 10th heat of the event – the first qualifying Olympic Trial showing in his career.

Earlier this week, sophomore Luke Nosbisch recorded a 1:06.40 finish in the 100 breaststroke event. Nosbisch will swim in the 200 breast trials on Thursday, while sophomore Austin Caldwell will round out the Panthers in the 50 free on Saturday.