Women's Swimming, Diving In 2nd After Day Two Of Pac-10s

Feb. 23, 2001

FEDERAL WAY, Wash. - USC sophomore Michala Kwasny won her first career Pac-10 title (400 IM) and junior Kellie Brennan won her second diving title (3-meter springboard) of the meet to lead the Trojans' efforts on the second day of the 2001 Pacific-10 Conference Women's Swimming and Diving Championships at the Weyerhaeuser King County Aquatic Center in Federal Way, Wash., on Friday (Feb. 23).

USC, which began the day with a slim lead in first place, finished just out of first place on Day Two in second with 771.5 points. Arizona holds a slight lead in first with 795, followed by USC, UCLA (766) and Stanford (702).

Kwasny won the 400 IM in 4:16.51, followed by senior teammate Corrie Murphy, who took second in 4:16.56. Sophomore Jennifer Parmenter took seventh in the event in 4:22.42.

Brennan, who won her third consecutive 1-meter title on Thursday, took the 3-meter on Friday with 516.90 points. Freshman Nicci Fusaro, who was second in the 1-meter, finished third in the 3-meter with 497.30.

Freshman Melissa Deary made her second consecutive finals appearance of the meet with a sixth place in the 200 free in 1:49.02. Junior Katie Meyer, who also finalled on Thursday, took fourth in the 100 back in 54.84. Junior Kristin MacGregor, made her seventh career Pac-10 finals appearance with a sixth in the 100 breast in 1:03.19.

USC's 800 free relay team of Parmenter, freshman Jana Krohn, Kwasny and Deary took third in 7:17.79 while the 200 medley relay unit of Meyer, MacGregor, Krohn and Kristen Rich was fourth in 1:41.82.

The meet finishes Saturday. Prelims begin at 11 a.m. and finals start at 6 p.m.

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