Women's Swimming
    Oct. 31, 1997

    USC Swimmers Post Good Marks

    LOS ANGELES, Calif.--The USC men's and women's swimming teams opened competition at the USC Swimming Invitational at the McDonald's Swim Stadium.

    USC winners included junior Lindsay Benko in the women's 500 free (4:48.97), junior Bela Szabados in the men's 500 free (4:24.50) and senior Lenny Krayzelburg in the 50 free (21.02).

    Despite the early date, several USC swimmers posted NCAA consideration marks. Benko, sophomore Kim Black (4:50.37), freshman Brittany White (4:51.26), freshman Melissa Pavlik (4:52.65), sophomore Paige Francis (4:54.69) and freshman Alexis Binder (4:55.16) also posted consideration times in the 500 free, as did Szabados for the men. White also posted a consideration time in the 200 IM (2:02.95).

    The meet continues on Saturday (Nov. 1) with sessions at 8 a.m. and 2 p.m.

    SUMMARY
    Women's 200 Free Relay
    1.  USC A   1:36.57 
    2.  Pepperdine A    1:38.53
    3.  USC B   1:39.11
    4.  Cal State Bakersfield   1:39.59
    5.  Fresno State    1:39.73
    Men's 200 Free Relay
    1.  USC A   1:23.54
    2.  USC B   1:25.17
    3.  USC C   1:25.28
    4.  Cal State Bakersfield   1:27.90
    5.  Cal State Northridge    1:30.11
    Women's 500 Free
    1.  Lindsay Benko (USC) 4:48.97
    2.  Kristine Quance (Trojan)    4:49.02
    3.  Kim Black (USC) 4:50.37
    4.  Brittany White (USC)    4:51.26
    5.  Melissa Pavlik (USC)    4:52.65
    Men's 500 Free
    1.  Bela Szabados (USC) 4:24.50
    2.  Bret Awbrey (USC)   4:31.21
    3.  Philippe Demers (USC)   4:32.33
    4.  Mark Kwok (USC) 4:33.60
    5.  Josh Ilika (USC)    4:34.23
        
    Women's 200 IM
    1.  Kristine Quance (Trojan)    2:01.10
    2.  Brittany White (USC)    2:02.95
    3.  Karlyn Pipes-Neilsen
        (Cal State Bakersfield) 2:06.15
    4.  Corrie Murphy (USC) 2:06.46
    5.  Liah Kim (USC)  2:07.13
    Men's 200 IM
    1.  Brad Bridgewater (Trojan)   1:51.20
    2.  Mark Kwok (USC) 1:53.46
    3.  Chris Mylan (USC)   1:54.59
    4.  Slawek Richter (USC)    1:55.40
    5.  Mike Williams (USC) 1:56.47
    Women's 50 Free
    1.  Andreea Trufasu
        (Pepperdine)    23.84   
    2.  Kim Black (USC) 24.23
    3.  Karen Campbell (USC)    24.26
    4.  Paige Francis (USC) 24.29
    5.  Lendy OiBrian
        (San Diego State)   24.42
    Men's 50 Free
    1.  Lenny Krayzelburg (USC) 21.02
    2.  Mike Williams (USC) 21.17
    3.  Gabe Woodward (USC) 21.41
    4.  Lance McPherson (USC)   21.43
    5.  Philippe Demers (USC)   21.44
    Women's 400 Medley Relay
    1.  USC A   3:52.73
    2.  USC B   3:57.11
    3.  Fresno State A  3:59.86
    4.  Pepperdine A    4:00.24
    5.  USC C   4:02.89
    Men's 400 Medley Relay
    1.  USC A   3:24.46
    2.  USC B   3:27.32
    3.  USC C   3:30.20
    4.  Mission Viejo Nadadores 3:34.16
    5.  Cal State Bakersfield   3:40.22