Jan. 31, 2015
LOS ANGELES - Senior Haley Ishimatsu won the 1m and 3m while sophomore Chelsea Chenault claimed the 500y freestyle to lead No. 12 USC women's swimming and diving team, which fell at No. 3 Stanford, 182-110, on Saturday (Jan. 31) in Palo Alto, Calif.
USC falls to 4-3, 3-3 in the Pac-12 while Stanford improves to 7-1, 6-0.
Chenault won the 500y freestyle, clocking in at a NCAA `B' cut time of 4:47.53. Chenault, a U.S. gold medalist in the 800m free relay at the 2013 FINA World Championships finished second in the 200y fly with a time of 1:59.63. Lindsey Engel of Stanford won the race, beating Chenault by .07 seconds at 1:59.56.
In the 100y free Junior Jasmine Tosky finished third at 51.64, behind Stanford's Julia Ama and Lia Neal who is a U.S. gold medalist in the 400m freestyle relay at the 2012 summer Olympics.
Haley Ishimatsu claimed first in both diving events for the Women of Troy. In the 1-meter, Ishimatsu posted a score of 312.75 to claim first right above Kassidy Cook of Stanford who scored 310.05. The two-time defending NCAA platform champion continued her dominance on the 3-meter by scoring a 324.15 for first place.
In the 100y fly Kendyl Stewart took second at 53:43, .07 seconds shy of winner Janet Hu with 53.36 for Stanford.
In the 200y freestyle relay Stanford’s team of Simone Manuel, Lia Neal, Janet Hu, and Katie Olsen had the best time at 1:31.08. For USC, Kasia Wilk, Kendryl Stewart, Chelsea Chenault and Evan Swenson teamed up to finish at 1:34.79.
The Women of Troy are next scheduled to face off against UCLA in their final dual meet of the season on Feb. 13, at 1:00 p.m. PT at Uytengsu Aquatic Center.