Adrian, Cal Aquatics headed to Mare Nostrum Series

UPDATED (June 4): Now includes link for start lists

Bremerton gold medalist Nathan Adrian and a large Cal Aquatics contingent that includes gold medalists Natalie Coughlin and Anthony Ervin will head to Europe for the Mare Nostrum Series this week. Cash prizes are awarded, up to $20,000, plus bonuses for breaking series and world records.

The first meet will be in Monaco Saturday-Sunday, Canet, France, on June 11-12, and Barcelona, Spain, on June 14-15. The 100 freestyle in Monaco is Saturday and the 50 is Sunday. Adrian is seeded first in the 100 free in 47.84 seconds, and is seeded second in the 50 free behind Ervin.

The group includes Cal head coach Dave Durden and Tom Shields, Damir Dugonjic, Josh Prenot, Jacob Pebly and Ryan Murphy.