Former Trojans In Action At U.S. Swimming Nationals

Aug. 13, 2002

Former Trojans Lindsay Benko and Lenny Krayzelburg each posted second-place finishes on the second day of the 2002 U.S. Summer Nationals in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., on Tuesday (Aug. 13).

Benko, the favorite in Wednesday's 200m free, finished second in the 400m free in 4:10.40 behind winner Diana Munz (4:08.43).

Krayzelburg, working his way back into the top echelon of the world's backstroker, took second behind Aaron Peirsol in the 100m back. Krayzelburg, the world record holder in the event, was was second in 54.48 behind Peirsol's 54.01.

Senior Jeff Lee, meanwhile, made the finals of the 200m free and took eigth in 1:50.46. It was a big step up for Lee, who was 20th in the event last year at Spring Nationals.

Sophomore Marisa Kozak reached the consolation finals of the 100m back and finished 15th in 1:04.67.

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