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BALTIMORE, MD -- Johns Hopkins will send 11 swimmers to the 2013 NCAA Championships in Shenandoah, Texas this week as the Blue Jays seek their 24th top -ive finish. Hopkins has appeared in every NCAA Division III Championship since its inception in 1976, one of just three schools to do so. Hopkins will have swimmers in 11 individual events as well as all five relays. The Blue Jays posted the third-fastest time in both the 400 and 800 free relays this season.

Senior Nick Schmidt is making his fourth NCAA championship appearance and has earned All-America honors 11 times. He will compete in five events at this year's championship, including three individual events. Schmidt will swim the 100 and 200 fly, as well as the 500 free. He will also compete with the 400 medley and 800 free relay teams. Schmidt has garnered All-America honors in the 500 free, 100 and 200 fly, as well as the 200 and 400 medley relays, and 200 and 800 free relays. Senior Tyler Woods will compete at the NCAA championship for the third time in his career. A four-time All-American, he will compete in the 50 and 100 free, and 400 free relay. He has earned All-America honors in the 200 and 400 free relays, as well as the 400 medley relay.

Senior Dylan Coggin is making his third appearance at the NCAA championship and has earned All-America honors six times. He will compete in the maximum seven events as he will compete in the 50, 100 and 200 free as well as all three freestyle relays and the 200 medley relay. Coggin has earned All-America honors in the 50 and 100 free, 400 and 800 free relays and the 400 medley relay. Senior Carter Gisriel is also making his third consecutive appearance at the NCAAs. A seven-time All-American, he will compete in the 50 free, 100 fly, 200 free and 200 medley relays. He has earned All-America honors in the 50 free, 100 fly as well as the 200 and 400 free and 200 medley relays.

Juniors Joe Acquaviva, Anthony Lordi and Will Kimball are each making their third appearance at the NCAA championship. Acquaviva is a five time All-American in the 200 and 400 free and 200 and 400 medley relays. He will compete in the 100 and 200 back, 100 breast, 200 free as well as the 200 medley relay. Lordi has garnered All-America honors 10 times in the 200 free and 200 IM, along with the 200, 400 and 800 free relays and the 200 medley relay. He will swim the 100 and 200 free, 200 IM, all three freestyle relays and the 400 medley relay at this year's championship. Kimball is a three-time All-American in the 200 free and 800 free relay. He will compete in the 100, 200 and 500 free as well as the 400 and 800 free relays.

Sophomores Dylan Davis will compete at the NCAAs for the second time while classmates Gideon Hou and Edward Pagano are making their first trip to the NCAA championship. Davis earned All-America honors last season in the 100 and 200 back as well as the 400 medley relay. He will compete in the 50 free, 100 and 200 back and the 400 medley relay. Davis boasts the second fastest time in the nation in the 200 Back this season. Hou will swim the 100 and 200 breast, as well as the 200 and 400 medley relays. Pagano will compete in the 100 fly and 200 free relay. Rounding out the Blue Jays' NCAA contingent is freshman Justin Tang, who will compete in the 500 free, 200 back and 400 IM.

Top-ranked MIT has 16 swimmers going to the championships, including Wyatt Ubellacker, who qualified in the 50 free, 100 free and 100 fly.

The Engineers, who won their fifth consecutive New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) championship title at the end of last month, saw all five of their relays qualify for the meet. The 400 medley relay, which will be swam on the second day of competition, is seeded in first place, just two-tenths of a second ahead of Kenyon's relay.

*MIT contributed to this article.