No. 8 Men, No. 5 Women Sweep ASU
Nov. 12, 2011
The No. 5 USC women's swimming and diving team and the No. 8 men's team swept their counterparts from host Arizona State, 198-99, and 198-97, respectively in Pac-12 action in Tempe on Saturday (Nov. 12).
The women improved to 4-0 overall, 3-0 in conference action while the men moved to 2-1, 1-1.
Senior Katinka Hosszu won the 200y free, the first of two wins, in 1:46.83 (NCAA `B') while sophomore Dimitri Colupaev claimed the men's 200y free, also the first of two victories, in 1:36.96 (NCAA `B'), leading a 1-4 Trojan sweep in the event. Freshman Chad Bobrosky was second (1:38.51).
Senior Amanda Smith led a 1-2-3 finish in the 200y fly with a 2:00.77, senior Tanya Krisman (2:00.78) and Anderson (2:00.84) touching right after. Junior Justin DiFederico won the men's 200y fly in 1:49.87 while Wright was second (1:52.14).
Simms led three finishers in the top 4 of the 50y free with a 23.56 while freshman Vladimir Morozov notched a 19.63 (NCAA `B') to win the men's event with senior Jeff Daniels second (20.52).
Carlson came back to in the women's 100y free in 50.49 with Simms in second (50.82) while Daniels led a 1-2-3 sweep in the men's race in 45.55.
Sophomore Meghan Hawthorne won the 200y back in 1:59.94 and Lendrum and Karpov went 1-2 again in the men's race in 1:45.50 (NCAA `B') and 1:51.43, respectively.
Hosszu's 2:13.32 (NCAA `B') led a 1-2-3 sweep in the women's 200y breast with junior Jessica Schmitt second in 2:13.74 (NCAA `B') and junior Jordan Danny third (2:17.09). Morozov, thriving as a breaststroker early this season, led another sweep in the 200y breast, winning in 2:04.72.
Anderson won the 500y free in 4:49.64 and Bobrosky won the men's race in 4:35.28. So (54.33, NCAA `B') and freshman Chase Bloch (49.61) each claimed wins in the 100y fly while Gardell (2:00.97, NCAA `B') and Colupaev (1:50.52) swept the 200y IM.
Senior diver Victoria Ishimatsu remained unbeaten on the year, winning the 1-meter (321.53) and the 3-meter (345.38).
The quartet of Simms, Carlson, So and Smith won the women's 200y medley in an NCAA `B' cut of 1:41.43 while Carlson, Hosszu, junior Lindsay Parrish and So won in 1:33.90.
For the men, Lendrum, Colupaev, junior Matt Voell and Morozov won the 200y medley in 1:28.90 (NCAA `B') and Daniels, sophomore Jack Wagner, Colupaev and Lendrum won the 200y free relay in 1:20.89 (NCAA `B').