Athletics News
    March 30, 1998

    The Week in Review / Preview

    Sport                       Record  Conf. Record    National Rank   
    Baseball                    23-5    10-2            2nd (Base. Amer.)                   
    Men's Golf                  ~       ~               19th (Mastercard)   
    Women's Golf                ~       ~               17th (Mastercard)   
    Women's Rowing              ~       ~               ~   
    Men's Swimming and Diving   5-2     2-2 (2nd)       5th 
    Men's Tennis                12-3    3-0             9th (Rolex) 
    Women's Tennis              8-6     0-3             18th (Rolex)    
    Men's Track and Field       4-0     ~               ~
    Women's Track and Field     4-0     ~               ~   
    Men's Volleyball            14-14   4-9             13th (AVCA) 
    Women's Water Polo          11-9    2-4             7th (USWP)          
                                Season Complete Record  Conf. Finish    National Finish     Notes
    Men's Basketball            9-19                    5-13 (8th)      ~                   Spanich All-Pac-10 Newcomer 1st team
    Women's Basketball          12-15                   7-11 (6th)      ~                   Kristin Clark All-Pac-10 1st team
    Women's Cross Country       ~                       6th             ~                   Penc 11th at District VIII Meet
    Football                    6-5                     4-4 (t5th)      ~                   Kelly, Claiborne All-Pac-10 1st team
    Women's Soccer              16-3-1                  7-2 (2nd)       21st (Soccer Buzz)  Kim Clark All-American 3rd team
    Women's Swimming and Diving 8-1                     4-1 (2nd)       5th                 Benko four-time All-American
    Women's Volleyball          23-6                    13-5 (t2nd)     9th (AVCA)          Marinkovic All-American 1st team
    Men's Water Polo            21-7                    5-3 (1st)       2nd                 Cimerman All-American 1st team 
    This Week
    Tuesday:    Women's Tennis, vs. Cal State Northridge, Marks Tennis Stadium, 2 p.m.
    Wednesday:  Baseball, vs. Cal State Fullerton, Dedeaux Field, 7 p.m.
    Thursday:   Women's Water Polo, vs. Stanford, McDonald's Swim Stadium, 3 p.m.
    Friday:     Women's Tennis, vs. California, Marks Tennis Stadium, 1:30 p.m.
                Baseball, vs. Stanford, Dedeaux Field, 7 p.m.
                Men's Tennis, at California, 1:30 p.m.
                Men's Volleyball, at Pacific, 7 p.m.
                Men's Golf, at "U.S. Intercollegiate", through Sunday
                Women's Golf, at Arizona State "Ping ASU Invitational", through Sunday
    Saturday:   Women's Tennis, vs. Stanford, Marks Tennis Stadium, Noon
                Track and Field, vs. Arizona, Ohio State and Michigan, Cromwell Field, 12:30 p.m.
                Baseball, vs. Stanford, Dedeaux Field, 1 p.m. (FOX Sports Net)
                Men's Tennis, at Stanford, Noon
                Men's Volleyball, at Stanford, 7 p.m.
                Women's Rowing, at San Diego Crew Classic, through Sunday
    Sunday:     Baseball, vs. Stanford, Dedeaux Field, 1 p.m. 
    

    Athletes of the Week
    Szilard Kovacs, Men's Volleyball
    Kovacs, a senior middle blocker, had 29 kills and a hitting percentage of .641 in his final home match to lead the Trojans to a 12-15, 15-12, 15-10, 15-8 victory over No. 12 UC Santa Barbara.

    Lenny Krayzelburg, Men's Swimming
    Krayzelburg, a senior, placed second in both the 100 and 200 backstrokes and earned four-time All-American status at the NCAA Championships.

    Charlie Woerner, Men's Golf
    Woerner, a junior, placed second at the Cleveland Golf Southwestern Championships last week by shooting a one-under-par 212, helping USC to a second-place team finish.