Soni Wins Twice As USC Breezes By UC Santa Barbara
Jan. 6, 2007
The No. 11 USC women's swimming team, led by a pair of wins from sophomore Rebecca Soni, completed its non-conference dual-meet schedule with a 149-111 win over visiting UC Santa Barbara on Saturday (Jan. 6) at McDonald's Swim Stadium.
USC improved to 4-1 overall and to 26-1 all-time against UCSB. The Gauchos fell to 2-4.
Soni swept the 200y breast in a breezy (for her) 2:17.03 and winning the 400y IM in 4:24.15. Fellow sophomore Katy Houston was second in both.
Junior Brittany Allen won the 1000y free (10:08.16), freshman Kristina Rigterink won the 200y free (1:52.42), junior Whitney Hentzen won the 500y free (4:58.13) and sophomore Rachael Waller won the 100y free for the second straight day in 52.31.
The women's team returns to action with dual-meets at California on Jan. 19 and at Stanford on Jan. 20. Both meets begin at 1 p.m. Troy then completes its dual-meet season with a home meet vs. rival UCLA on Feb. 3, also at 1 p.m.