More Than You'll Need To Know About 2017 Team USA, Part Two: College Days

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In part two of this series examining the newly announced Team USA, we're breaking down which NCAA Division I conference is represented by the most U.S. athletes heading into the 2017 World Championships in London on August 4-13. Which conference comes out on top?

Missed Part One? Check it out here!

For the individual breakdown, click on any of the pins below (arranged by hometown):

(Note: We've decided to double-count athletes who transferred from one college to another, unless that transfer was in the same conference as his or her previous college, in which case it was only counted once.)

ALL ATHLETES By Conference


RANK CONFERENCE NUMBER OF TEAM USA ATHLETES
1 Southeastern Conference 44
2 Pac-12 Conference 31
3 Big Ten Conference 14
4 Big 12 Conference 13
5 Atlantic Coast Conference 10
6 American Athletic Conference 5
7 Mountain West Conference 4
T-8 Big East Conference 3
T-8 Missouri Valley Conference 3
T-8 Conference USA 3
T-11 The Ivy League 2
T-11 Big West Conference 2
T-11 The Summit League 2
T-14 Western Athletic Conference 1
T-14
Sun Belt Conference 1
T-14
Colonial Athletic Association 1
T-14
Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference 1
T-14
Mid-American Conference 1
T-14
Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference 1

Sprint Athletes By Conference


RANK CONFERENCE NUMBER OF TEAM USA ATHLETES
1 Southeastern Conference 19
2 Pac-12 Conference 14
3 Big 12 Conference 5
T-4 American Athletic Conference 3
T-4 Atlantic Coast Conference 3
6 Big Ten Conference 2
T-7 Mountain West Conference 1
T-7 Conference USA 1
T-7 Sun Belt Conference 1
T-7 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference 1

Distance Athletes By Conference


RANK CONFERENCE NUMBER OF TEAM USA ATHLETES
1 Pac-12 Conference 9
T-2 Southeastern Conference 6
T-2 Atlantic Coast Conference 6
4 Big Ten Conference 4
5 Big East Conference 3
T-6 The Ivy League 2
T-6 Big 12 Conference 2
T-6 Conference USA 2
T-9 Western Athletic Conference 1
T-9 American Athletic Conference 1
T-9 Mountain West Conference 1
T-9 Big West Conference 1
T-9 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference 1
T-9 Colonial Athletic Association 1

Field Athletes By Conference


RANK CONFERENCE NUMBER OF TEAM USA ATHLETES
1 Southeastern Conference 15
2 Pac-12 Conference 8
3 Big Ten Conference 6
4 Big 12 Conference 5
5 Missouri Valley Conference 3
T-6 The Summit League 2
T-6 Mountain West Conference 2
T-8 Atlantic Coast Conference 1
T-8 American Athletic Conference 1
T-8 Mid-American Conference 1

Racewalk Athletes By Conference


RANK CONFERENCE NUMBER OF TEAM USA ATHLETES
1 Big Ten Conference 1

Multi-Event Athletes By Conference


RANK CONFERENCE NUMBER OF TEAM USA ATHLETES
1 Southeastern Conference 4
2 Big West Conference 1
3 Big Ten Conference 1
4 Big 12 Conference 1

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