Ishimatsu And Estrada Named USC Credit Union Student-Athletes Of The Week
March 15, 2010
Victoria Ishimatsu of the women's swimming and diving team and Brandon Estrada of the men's track and field team were named the USC Credit Union Student-Athletes of the Week today (March 15) for the week of March 8-14.
The sophomore diver Ishimatsu won the 1-meter and 3-meter springboard diving titles at the 2010 Zone E Championships in Austin, Texas last week and moves on to the NCAA Championships held March 18-20 at Purdue. Ishimatsu was also the Pac-10 champion in both events this season. Ishimatsu placed fifth at the 2009 NCAA Championships in the 1-M to earn All-America honors.
The redshirt senior Estrada cleared 17-6.5 feet (5.35m) to tie for seventh at the NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships in Fayetteville, Ark. and earn All-America honors. Estrada tied for the fourth-best clearance in the competition, but due to misses tied for seventh. Estrada cleared 18-0.5 feet (5.50m) on March 6 to move him into a fourth-place tie on USC's all-time pole vault list.