Louise Hansson lifts all the Trojan relays considerably, but a DQ and three 9th-place finishes sapped them considerably last year.
The final prelims session of the meet features the 200 back, 100 free, 200 breast, and 200 fly.
Day 3’s morning session will see prelims for the 400 IM, 100 fly, 200 free, 100 breast, and 100 back.
Caraline Baker, a USA Swimming Scholastic All-American from Fossil Ridge High School and Fort Collins Area Swim Team, has verbally committed to USC for 2020-21.
The USC women’s swimming and diving team hosts crosstown rival UCLA on Friday at noon in a meet also serving as Senior Day for 11 Trojans swimming in their final home meet.
The USC Trojans will be trying to build momentum on their strong morning on the final night of the 2018 Texas Hall of Fame Invite.
We got to see more scorching times on the final morning of the 2018 Texas Invite, including Tate Jackson dropping the fastest 100 free of the season.
Three-time defending national champion Townley Haas will be up against a loaded men’s 200 free field tonight that saw six men go sub-1:35 in the prelims.
Riley Scott won three events in USC’s sweep at home over ASU.
The USC men’s women’s swimming and diving teams return to dual meet action this weekend, hosting Pac-12 rivals Arizona State on Friday and Arizona on Saturday.
Dobler is an incredibly important pickup for the Trojans on the breaststroke side, with All-American breaststrokers Riley Scott and Kirsten Vose losing eligibility before she starts at USC.
Sophomore Caitlin Tycz had two individual wins as the USC Trojan women defeated the Utah Utes 142-120.
Team Elite’s Yan Zibei posted a pair of extremely quick breaststroke times today. Zibei won the 100 breast in the 1st session with a 51.45, outpacing runner-up Carsten Vissering (USC) by .37 seconds. Zibei was even faster in the 200 in the 2nd session, posting a 1:51.87 to claim victory by nearly 7 seconds.
The USC swimming team opens the regular season with the Trojan Invite with a Friday session at 2 p.m. as well as Saturday sessions at 8:30 and 11: 30 a.m. at the Uytengsu Aquatics Center.
Louise Hansson, the defending 100 fly national champion, will be a lethal weapon in dual meets this year for USC.