Soni Tabbed CollegeSwimming.com's Swimmer of the Week
Oct. 29, 2008
USC senior Rebecca Soni was named CollegeSwimming.com's National women's Swimmer of the Week after winning three events at the SMU Classic last week in Dallas.
Soni, the a three-time 2008 Olympic gold medalist and four-time career NCAA title winner, won the 100y breast (1:00.32, NCAA 'B' time), the 200y breast (2:09.12, NCAA 'A' time) and the 200y IM (2:00.64, NCAA 'B' time).
The senior also assisted on the winning 400 medley relay (3:38.65, NCAA 'B' time). While leading her team to victory at the SMU Classic, Soni set new meet and pool records in the 100y breast, 200y breast and the 400y medley relay.
Soni is next in action when USC hosts defending NCAA champion Arizona on Nov. 14 and Arizona State on Nov. 15.