Men Leading, Women Trailing In Meet At Texas

Oct. 30, 2004

USC's men's swimming and diving team lead Texas 109.5-57.5 while the women's squad trails the Longhorns, 121-46, after the first day of a two-day meet in Austin, Texas, at the Lee and Jamail Texas Swim Center on Friday (Oct. 29). USC is scoring against only Texas in the meet while Stanford's women's team also faces Texas.

Junior Ous Mellouli (3:48.17) and senior Paul Fahey (4:01.12) finished 1-2 in the 400y IM to kick off a flurry of wins for the Trojans, seven of eight overall on the first day, including the first five.

Other USC wins on the men's side included sophomore Sean Sussex in the 100y free (45.01), junior Viktor Bodrogi in the 200y back (1:46.18), Mihaly Flaskay in the 200y breast (2:02.30) and sophomore Larsen Jensen in the 500y free (50.82). The Trojan men also won the 200y free and 400y medley relays.

The USC women's squad was led by a pair of second-place finishes by freshmen Rhi Jeffrey in the 100y free (50.82) and Emily Goetsch (55.23) in the 100y fly. Senior Joanna Fargus was also second in the 200y back (1:58.51).

USC sophomore Michael Hilde, senior Ray Vincent and sophomore Kenny Jenkins grabbed the top three spots in the men's 3m springboard.

The meet resumes at 10 a.m. (CST) on Saturday (Oct. 30).