Women's Swimming & Diving

    Yumi So
    Yumi  So


    Crescenta Valley, Calif.

    High School:
    Crescenta Valley





    Anderson (1650y Free), Ishimatsu (Platform) Win Titles To Close NCAAs

    Trojans finish seventh overall; Kropp, Stewart, Tosky all swim in 'A' final on last day.


    Tosky, Stewart, Kropp, Ishimatsu Earn Finals Berths On Last Day Of NCAAs

    Carlson, Gardell to swim in 'B' finals, as will 400y free relay.


    Carlson, Gardell Lead Troy On Night Two Of NCAAs

    Carlson takes second in 100y breast, Gardell fourth in 400y IM; 200y medley and 800y free relays each sixth.


    Carlson, Gardell, 200 Free Relay Earn NCAA Final Spots

    Troy's relay breaks school record, claims top seed in final.


    No. 1 USC In Indy To Do Some Laps At NCAA Championships

    Senior Haley Anderson, defending champ in 500 free, leads strong Trojan contingent.

    THIS SEASON: Yumi So, a 2013 senior, is coming off her first All-American season and the butterflyer and backstroker looks to return as an NCAA individual point scorer as well. She is also a three-time career conference finalist.

    2012: So became an All-American for the first time as a 2012 junior, helping USC to second in the 400y medley relay and to eighth in the 200y medley relay at the 2012 NCAA Championships. She led off USC's 200y medley relay in prelims as it qualified for the final and swam the fly leg on the 400y medley relay. Individually, she was 25th in the 100y fly (53.22) and 26th in both the 100y back (53.40) and the 200y fly (1:57.49) ... At the 2012 Pac-12s, she became a two-time conference finalist for the first time, taking sixth in the 100y fly (52.70) and eighth in the 200y fly (1:57.52). She also won the consolation final in the 100y back (52.65) ... At the 2012 U.S. Olympic Trials, So was 89th in the 100m back and 106th in the 200m fly ... At the 2012 U.S. Winter Nationals, she raced in the `B' final of the 100y fly (third, 53.56), 200y fly (third, 1:59.01) and the 100y back (fourth, 54.24).

    2011: So, as a 2011 sophomore, scored at the NCAA Championships for the second year in a row, claiming 13th in the 100y fly (52.90). She was also 20th in the 200y fly (1:57.54) and tied for 31st in the 100y back (53.87) ... At the 2011 Pac-10 Championships, So was ninth in the 100y back (53.59) and 11th in both the 100y fly (53.18) and the 200y fly (1:58.08) ... So set PRs this season in the 50y (23.99) and 100y free (5100), the 100y (53.59) and 200y back (1:58.85) and the 200y IM (2:01.18).

    2010: So competed in three races at the 2010 NCAA Championships as a freshman, reaching the consolation final of the 200y fly, where she was 13th (1:56.04, personal best). She almost made the consols of the 100y fly, taking 19th (53.22). She was also 49th in the 200y IM (2:01.24) and competed on the 200y free relay that got DQ'd ... At the 2010 Pac-10 Championships, she reached the final of the 200y fly, taking eighth in 1:56.99. She was also 12th in the 100y fly (53.14) and 13th in the 100y back (54.39) ... At the 2009 California-Speedo Winter Sectionals, she was third in the 200y fly.

    HIGH SCHOOL: So was a 10-time prep All-American at Crescenta Valley (Calif.) High, where she was named the National 18 & Under champion in the 200m fly last year and also broke the 17-18 Girls 100m and 200m Fly SCS records. The 200m fly mark was previously held by former Trojan Olympian Kaitlin Sandeno (2001) while the 100m fly mark was held by Olympian Jenna Johnson (1985). So broke the 100y mark twice, the last at 52.71 ... She was a 2008 USA Swimming Short Course National Championships finalist, placing third in the 200m fly (1:56.63) and fifth in the 100m fly (53.05) ... So competed at the 2008 U.S. Olympic Trials in the 100m and 200m fly ... At the 2009 U.S. World Championships Trials, she was sixth in the `B' final of the 200m fly and tied for fifth in the `C' final in the 100m fly ... She was third in the 200m fly at the 2009 U.S. Open ... So won three CIF Southern Section Division I titles in the 100y fly (2007-09) and two in the 100y back (2008-09).

    CLUB/COACH: Swim Pasadena/Terry Stoddard.

    PERSONAL: So was born on March 27, 1991 ... So played the violin in her high school orchestra.


    Event Time
    50-yard free 23.99
    100-yard free 51.00
    200-yard free 1:50.55
    100-yard back 52.65
    200-yard back 1:58.85
    100-yard fly 52.58
    200-yard fly 1:56.04
    200-yard IM 2:00.57
    400-yard IM 4:19.52
    100-meter free 59.53
    200-meter free 2:03.83
    100-meter fly 1:00.37
    200-meter fly 2:10.72