After a wave of graduations swept five of eight 2017 NCAA finalists out of the 100 breaststroke pool for 2018, underclassmen, including Finland’s Arizona State swimmer Silja Kansakoski (pictured) have stepped right into the open lanes.
The USC men prevailed against 153-147 over ASU in a tight dual meet Friday, while the USC women won handily, 176-122.
On the men’s side, sprint ace Santo Condorelli closed in on the 20-second barrier in the 50 free, posting a 20.01 to win it ahead of Arizona’s Chad Idensohn (20.49).
The No. 4 USC women’s swimming and diving team and the No. 10 Trojan men make the biennial visit to their Pac-12 desert foes this week with a 2 p.m. meet at Arizona State in Tempe on Friday (Nov. 3) and a noon meet at Arizona in Tucson on Saturday (Nov.
Blake Pieroni has shown great form early in the NCAA season, leading the Indiana men to the top of the CSCAA polls.
The No. 4 USC women’s swimming and diving team hosts its final swim meet of the calendar year on Thursday (Oct. 26) against Washington State at 6 p.m. at the Uytengsu Aquatics Center.
Day 2 of the 2017 College Challenge kicks off at 10:30 a.m. at USC’s Uytengsu Aquatics Center.
After popping a 2:08.0 best time at last weekend’s SMU Classic, USC freshman Maggie Aroesty has done it again, winning last night’s 200 Breast in 2:06.88
The top stars from the USA National Team and the Pac-12 Conference square off tonight and tomorrow in the 25 yard pool at the 2017 USA College Challenge.
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She and Michigan’s Siobhan Haughey went head-to-head, flipping just a hundredth apart (22.93 to 22.94) at the 100. Comerford had the back half speed to get it done, though, touching in 47.00 to Haughey’s 47.22.
While she typically swims the freestyle leg, Comerford took over the fly leg of the 400 medley relay this time, posting a 50.73 to give the Cardinals a huge lead.
Lara Bate, who lives in Baltimore, Maryland and swims for North Baltimore Aquatic Club, has verbally committed to swim for the University of Southern California beginning in the fall of 2018.
Breaststroker/Freestyler Parker Seale will swim for the USC Trojans as a member of their men’s Class of 2021.
#14 Caitlin Tycz from Long Reach Swim Club in Maine has made a verbal commitment to the USC Trojans for the fall of 2017.