Kropp, Tosky Named To U.S. Short Course Worlds Team
Oct. 3, 2012
USC redshirt sophomore Andrea Kropp and freshman Jasmine Tosky are among 43 swimmers who will represent Team USA at the 2012 FINA Short Course World Championships in Istanbul, Turkey, Dec. 12-16, USA Swimming announced Wednesday (Oct. 3).
Kropp will swim the 200m breast while Tosky will race in the 200m fly. In September, both were also named to the U.S. team that will compete at the 2013 World University Games, July 10-16, in Kazan, Russia.
The team competing at the short course championships was selected from performances at the 2012 U.S. Olympic Trials, the 2012 Olympics and the 2012 U.S. Open.
Kropp and Tosky each had strong meets at the Trials and the U.S. Open.
Kropp was third in the 200m breast at the Olympic Trials and finished second in the race at the U.S. Open. Tosky was second in the 200m fly at the U.S. Open. She was also a finalist in the 200m IM at Trials.
Kropp, Tosky and the rest of the USC women's swimming and diving team opens the season hosting Pac-12 foe Utah on Oct. 13 at noon.