Women, Men Sweep ASU In Dual Meet Action|
Nov. 8, 2013
The USC women's and men's swimming and diving teams, led by senior Meghan Hawthorne's three individual wins and by two each from seniors Stina Gardell and Dimitri Colupaev and junior Cristian Quintero, swept Arizona State in dual meet action in Tempe, Ariz., on Friday (Nov. 8).
The women improved to 2-0 overall, 2-0 in the Pac-12 with a 167-128 win while the men, in their season opener, swam to a 171-119 victory.
Hawthorne, who helped lead the USC women to a win at the SMU Classic in Dallas in October, touched first today in the 200y free (1:48.45), the 200y breast (2:14.53, `B' cut) and the 100y fly (54.79). Gardell collected wins in the 200y back (2:00.28) and the 200y IM (2:00.18, `B').
Colupaev won the 200y (1:38.56) and 500y free (4:36.60) while Quintero swept the sprints with a 20.36 in the 50y free and a 44.40 in the 100y free.
Sophomore Kendyl Stewart won the 100y back with a 54.73 (`B') while freshman Maggie D'Innocenzo won the 200y fly in 2:01.50, leading a 1-2-3 sweep.
Stewart, Carlson, sophomore Jasmine Tosky and Wilk won the 400y medley relay in 3:34.89, 0.24 off an NCAA `A' cut, while Carlson, Wilk and freshmen Evan Swenson and Chelsea Chenault touched first in the 200y free relay in 1:30.30 (`B').
Other strong top finishes for the women included sophomore Nikki Chang's second in the 1000y free (10:05.91), sophomore Joanna Stenkvist's second in the 200y free (1:49.27), Tosky's seconds in the 100y breast (1:04.44), 100y free (51.21) and 100y fly (56.32), Carlson's second in the 200y breast (2:16.04), senior Lynette Lim's second in the 500y free (4:53.65) and sophomore Sam Adams' second on 3-meter (316.95).
In addition to Colupaev and Quintero, the men got individual wins from senior Sean Mulroy in the 100y breast (55.71), junior Cary Wright in the 200y back (1:48.29), junior Luca Spinazzola (49.16), sophomore Ted Singley in the 1000y free (9:23.08), sophomore Morten Klarskov in the 200y IM (1:51.56) and freshman Steven Stumph in the 200y breast (2:02.06).
Spinazzola, Klarskov, sophomore Maclin Davis and freshman Santo Condorelli won the 400y medley relay in 3:13.92 while Colupaev, Quintero, Condorelli and senior Chase Bloch won the 200y free relay in 2:20.16.
Singley's win in the 1000y free led a 1-2-3 finish that included freshman Reed Malone taking second (9:35.24). Wright took second in the 200y free (1:40.82) while sophomore Jeff Swanston took second in both the 100y back (50.63) and the 200y back (1:49.96).
Freshman Michael Domagala was second in the 200y fly (1:48.26) and the 500y free (4:36.94, behind Colupeav by 0.54), Condorelli was second in the 100y free (44.78), sophomore Ridge Altman was second in the 200y breast (2:05.12) and Bloch was second in the 100y fly (50.32). Sophomore diver Collin Pollard also took second in both springboard events.