USC Downs Oregon State, Takes 4th At SMU Classic|
Oct. 18, 2014
The USC women's swimming and diving teams divided efforts Saturday (Oct. 18), a partial squad defeating Oregon State in a Pac-12 dual meet in Corvallis, Ore., while a nine-woman contingent finishing fourth in the SMU Classic in Dallas.
The Trojans improved to 2-0 overall, 2-0 in the Pac-12 with a 153-107 dual meet win over the Beavers.
Kropp (1:02.97) and Christy (1:04.96) went 1-2 in the 100y breast and sophomore Maggie D'Innocenzo won the 200y fly (2:03.34).
USC swept the sprints as Heylinger, a co-captain, claimed the 50y free in 24.22 for her first individual event win of her career and Chang won the 100y free in 51.42.
Stenkvist doubled up by winning the 200y back in 2:03.02 while Kropp tripled up after taking first in the 200y breast (2:14.05) and the 200y IM (2:03.73). Freshman Kindle Van Linge also won, claiming the 100y fly in 57.31.
The Trojans closed the meet with a win in the 400y free relay as Stenkvist, Chang, Heyliger and Cooke won in 3:32.24.
The Trojans finished fourth in the SMU Classic in a tight affair. LSU won with 319 points and was followed by Louisville (301.50), SMU (296), USC (283), North Carolina State (235.50) and Miami (218).
USC got wins from sophomore Chelsea Chenault in the 500y free (4:42.44), junior Kendyl Stewart in the 200y back (1:54.59) and junior Jasmine Tosky in the 200y fly (1:55.59). USC was also second in the 200y free relay as junior Kasia Wilk, Tosky, Chenault and sophomore Evan Swenson finished in 1:31.43, 0.09 back of SMU.
Senior Haley Ishimatsu was third on 3-meter (330.50), Chenault won the 200y fly `B' final with a 1:57.82 that would've been fourth in the `A' final and Stewart was second in the `B' final of the 200y IM (2:00.85), which would've have been third in the 200y IM `A' final.