Keller, Hartley, Goetsch Double-Winners In Loss At Cal
Jan. 28, 2005
USC's Kalyn Keller, Blythe Hartley and Emily Goetsch also posted a pair of wins, but it wasn't enough as Troy's No. 17 women's swimming and diving team fell at No. 8 Cal, 175.5 to 124.5, on Friday (Jan. 28).
USC dropped to 1-3-1 overall, 0-2-1 in the Pac-10. Cal improved to 8-1, 4-1.
Keller, a sophomore, won the 500y free (4:49.91) and the 1000y free (a season's best 9:55.90) while freshman Whitney Hentzen was second in the 500 (4:54.92) and third (9:58.74) in the 1000. Keller also tied for second in the 200y fly (2:02.67).
Goetsch, a freshman, swept both butterfly events, taking first in the 100y fly (55.68) and easily winning the 200y fly (1:59.64).
Hartley, a junior, led 1-2-3 Trojan sweeps in the 1- and 3-meter springboards with 312.08 on 1-meter and 329.85 on 3-meter. Spring semester transfer Jashia Luna was second in both events while junior Lindsay Draper was third in both.
Senior co-captain Joanna Fargus posted a trio of seconds in the 100y back (55.61, NCAA consideration), 50y free (24.09) and 200y back (1:59.72). Sophomore Cait Connealy finished second in the 200y free (1:49.81) and the 100y fly (56.19) and was third in the 100y free (52.19). Sophomore Kristina Sieper was second in the 200y breast (2:20.55).
Cal won both the 200y medley and 400y free relays. The Bears were led by Emily Silver, who posted wins in the 50y, 100y and 200y freestyles, and sister Helen Silver, who won both backstroke events.
USC swims at No. 6 Stanford on Saturday (Jan. 29) at 1 p.m.