Rebecca Soni Earns Second Consecutive All-American Honors
March 9, 2007
Sophomore Rebecca Soni earned All-American honors in the 100y breast for the second straight season to lead USC on the second day of the 2007 NCAA Women's Swimming and Diving Championships at the University Aquatic Center in Minneapolis on Friday (March 9).
Soni, who qualified third in the prelims in 1:00.45, finished sixth in the championship final in 1:00.63. According to USC records, Soni is the first Trojan ever to earn 100y breast All-American honors in consecutive years. A year ago, she was second. On Saturday, she will attempt to defend her 2006 NCAA title in the 200y breast.
In addition to the 100y breast, Soni swam the 400y IM in prelims, finishing 35th in 4:21.39.
Junior Hayley McGregory was 19th in the 100y back (54.31) while Lahey, swimming her second event of the day, was 21st (54.39).
USC's 200y medley relay of McGregory, Houston, Lahey and Waller swam in the consolation final, finishing 15th overall in 1:40.85.
The meet concludes Saturday with prelims at 11 a.m. and finals at 7 p.m. (CST).
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