Trojans Fall To ASU
Nov. 15, 2003
Freshman Larsen Jensen won twice and sophomore Ous Mellouli and freshman Gergely Meszaros each won once, but USC's men's swimming and diving couldn't overtake Arizona State, falling in Tempe, 172.5-127.5 on Saturday (Nov. 15) in the short course meters meet.
Jensen won both the 1500m free (15:40.35) and the 400m free (3:55.26). His win in the mile led a 1-2-3 Trojan sweep with sophomores Tyler Storie (15:52.57) and Mike Kauffman (16:00.18) taking second and third, respectively.
Jensen's win in the 400m free was followed by USC senior co-captain Matthew Peterson in second (4:03.17), Kauffman in third (4:04.78) and Storie in fourth (4:06.57).
Mellouli won his event in the 200m IM, posting a 2:02.64. Junior Paul Fahey took second in the event (2:05.74) and was also second in the 100m breast (1:04.51).
Meszaros claimed first in the 100m fly in 54.73, a season best. He was also second in the 200m fly (2:05.88, a USC season best).
Senior co-captain Trent Staley was second in the 100m back (55.85) and the 200m back (1:58.50), missing first in the latter event by .03.