Louise Hansson is a multistroke star who leads a USC team primed to move up from last year’s 12th place finish.
Hannis qualified for the 2016 US Olympic Team in the 200 breaststroke, but won’t swim it this week.
Kenisha Liu (Brea Aquatics) has won 4 events through 2 days of competition.
Stewart dropped the #2 100 fly time in the United States this year, coming within a second of her best time for the first time since early 2017.
Ella Eastin will contest the 400 IM on day 3 of the Pac-12 Championships after sitting out of the 200 yesterday.
Butterfly specialist Catherine Sanchez was a major player in the win, sweeping her individual races.
USC has only a small freshman class, but blue-chip breaststroker Margaret Aroesty has potential to become a bona fide star.
The above photo is from high school, though Sanchez (left) got a great race from Kenisha Liu (right) in the 100 fly tonight.
His previous best was a 50.52, and he’s now broken the 50-second mark for the first time.
Rising USC junior Riley Scott, swimming with Marin Pirates, is the top seed in both the 100 breast and the 200 IM.
Kathleen Baker headlines the 200 back, but Ally Howe, who smashed the 100 back American Record last night, will look for a sweep of the backstrokes.
Day 4 brings competiton in the 200 back, 100 free, 200 breast, 200 fly, 1650 free, and platform diving.
Becca Mann was a double winner in two of her specialties–the 500 and 1000 freestyles–on Saturday afternoon in USC’s victory over Utah
Santo Condorelli had a win in the 50 free for USC, as the men battled to what was initially a tie with ASU on Friday. A later re-score gave the meet to Bob Bowman’s crew. The Trojan women were victorious over the Sun Devils.
Stanzi Moseley, Becca Mann, and Tatum Wade each won 2 individual races for the Trojans in their first home meet.