Athletics News

    June 2, 1997

    The Week in Review/Preview

    Sport                  Overall      Conference      Nat'l Rank         Last Week
    Men's Golf                 --          3rd            14th            14th at NCAA Championships
    Men's Track and Field     7-2          1st             --              none
    Women's Track and Field   8-1          2nd             8th (Trackwire) none

    Season Complete

    Record Conf. Finish Nat'l Finish Notes Baseball 42-20 17-13 (3rd) 10th (Base. Amer.) second at NCAA South II Regional Men's Basketball 17-11 12-6 (t2nd) --- first NCAA berth since 1992 Women's Basketball 20-9 13-5 (3rd) --- reached second round of NCAAs Women's Cross Country --- 6th --- Emebet Shiferaw an All-American Football 6-6 3-5 (t5th) --- def. Notre Dame, 27-20 (OT) Women's Golf -- 6th 24th (Rolex) Josefsson All-Pac-10 hon. men. Women's Soccer 15-5 4-3 (t4th) --- Isabelle Harvey Pac-10's top scorer Men's Swimming & Diving 8-0 4-0 (2nd) 6th 6th at NCAA Championships Women's Swimming & Diving 9-1 4-1 (2nd) 1st first-ever national championship Men's Volleyball 12-12 9-10 (9th) 13th (VB Mag.) Guigliano, Seiffert, All-MPSF hon. men. Men's Tennis 18-6 6-4 (3rd) 15th (Rolex) Bastl second at NCAA singles/doubles Women's Tennis 8-15 0-10 (6th) 34th (Rolex) Baklarova All-Pac-10 hon. men. Men's Volleyball 12-12 9-10 (9th) 13th (VB Mag.) Guigliano, Seiffert, All-MPSF hon. men. Women's Volleyball 21-9 12-6 (t3rd) 13th (AVCA) reached round of 16 in NCAAs Men's Water Polo 23-3 7-1 (1st) 2nd Cizmic, Zagar first team All-Americans Women's Water Polo 15-20 0-6 (5th) 7th 7th at National Championships

    This Week

    Wednesday: Men's and Women's Track and Field, at NCAA Championships, at Indiana, through Saturday

    Men's Golf
    USC placed 14th at the NCAA Championships, hosted by Northwestern, last week. The Trojans shot 37-over-par, 25 strokes behind the winner, Pepperdine. Senior Chad Wright was Troy's top finisher, shooting a 291 and tying for 30th place. Senior Brian Hull tied for 42nd at 293 and senior Roger Tambellini tied for 52nd at 295.

    Men's and Women's Track and Field
    Twelve members of the men's team and 11 members of the Women of Troy meet the rest of the nation's best in Bloomington, Ind., at the NCAA Outdoor Championships this week. The USC men's team is fresh off winning the Pac-10 Championships in Seattle (May 24-25), which was Troy's first league title since 1977 and 30th overall. The Women of Troy finished second at the recent Pac-10s, a year after winning their first-ever conference crown.