Dec. 6, 1997
USC Continues Dominance at US Open
The USC contingent in Indianapolis, Ind., under Swimming Coach Mark Schubert continued its dominance at the U.S. Open Swimming Championships, dominating the top of the scoreboard.
Senior Lenny Krayzelburg won his second event and set his second U.S. Open meet record by winning the men's 200m back in 55.27. Once again, former USC swimmer and 1996 Olympic gold-medalist Brad Bridgewater took second behind Krayzelburg.
Junior Bela Szabados took the men's 200m free (1:51.01) and recent USC alum Kristine Quance won the 400m IM (4:43.58) for her second title of the meet.
Junior Lindsay Benko and sophomore Kim Black took third (2:02.07) and fifth (2:02.93), respectively, in the 200m free. Sophomore Karen Campbell took fourth in the women's 100m fly (1:01.74) and senior Jean Ellis Todisco took seventh in the 400m IM (4:56.96).
USC won the men's 400m medley relay thanks to a team of Krayzelburg, junior David Taylor, junior Mike Williams and Szabados, who finished in 3:48.87. The USC women's 400m medley relay team of Benko, Todisco, Campbell and Black took second in 4:18.91.