Melissa Jane (Mel) Egerton is a senior at Johns Hopkins University, studying nursing. She’s also part of the swim team and went to the 2012 Olympics in London. She didn’t medal, although she hopes to perform better in Rio in 2016.
Katherine (Kat) Jennings is a freshman at John Hopkins University, and part of the university’s swim team. She just graduated high school in Annapolis, MD, and moved to Baltimore over the summer. Kat was tabbed to go to the London Olympics, but lost out on a spot to Mel Egerton.
Reese is the fourth of six children, and the oldest boy in his family. Never the brightest bulb in the box, he was hoping to get a swimming scholarship. When that didn’t materialize, he decided to skip higher education and ended up working as a lifeguard at a resort in Miami for a stint. It was there he met a person who would ultimately help him pursue collegiate sport and university-level studies.
Gabriel Foss is the youngest of three children. He has two older sisters, Heather and Isabella (Izzy). He lives in Baltimore, Maryland, attending Johns Hopkins University, where he’s studying in hopes of becoming a pediatrician. In the meantime, he’s currently considered a top prospect in USA Swimming. He attended the 2012 London Olympics and won four medals (one gold, two silver, one bronze).