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.
Siobhan Haughey’s Michigan Wolverines are one of two teams making big leaps into our top 5.
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 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.
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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After winning last night’s 100 breast handily, she was a full second ahead of the field in tonight’s 200 breast with her 2:08.20
The 24th annual SMU Women’s Classic concluded tonight in Lewisville, Texas with exceptional swimming for the month on October
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.
Junior Riley Scott was arguably the most impressive swimmer of the meet, taking 3 wins individually.
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.
USC has only a small freshman class, but blue-chip breaststroker Margaret Aroesty has potential to become a bona fide star.
Brea Aquatics’ Kenisha Liu stormed to two more victories in La Mirada tonight, taking the 200 IM and 50 free.