Karl Bishop of Cheshire and Orange’s Erin Earley are among the Connecticut natives taking part in the USA Swimming National Championships.
Cheshire’s Karl Bishop, a rising sophomore at UConn, is seeded 13th in the 800 freestyle, 18th in the men’s 1,500 freestyle.
Earley is the seeded 20th in the 200 meter backstroke. She is also seeded 39th in the 100 backstroke, 45th in the 400 individual medley and 46th in the 1,500 freestyle.
The top seeded swimmer among the Connecticut products is 17-year-old Kieran Smith of Ridgefield, who is seeded ninth in the men’s 400 individual medley, 16th in the 200 individual medal, the No. 21 seed in the 200 backstroke, 32nd in the 400 freestyle.
Ridgefield’s AJ Bornstein is the 14th seed in the 200 breaststroke, 30th in the 50 breaststroke and 32nd in the 100 breaststroke.
Greenwich’s Jack Montesi is seeded 24th in the 50 butterfly, is 29th in the 100 butterfly and 37th in the 200 butterfly.
Wilton’s Robby Giller is 30th in 1,500 freestyle and 34th in 400 individual medley.
The national championship began on Wednesday and run through July 1 in Indianapolis.