DePaul, Ishimatsu, Anderson Win Twice At Arizona

Nov. 13, 2009

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Junior Lyndsay DePaul, sophomore Victoria Ishimatsu and freshman Haley Anderson won two events apiece to lead the USC women's swimming and diving team in a 180-119 loss to Arizona on Friday (Nov. 13) in Tucson. USC dropped to 7-1 overall, 1-1 in the Pac-10.

Anderson opened the individual scoring for the women's team with a win in the 1000y free in 9:57.87, touching first by more than four seconds.

DePaul improved upon her NCAA `B' cut in the 200y free by clocking a first-place time of 1:47.86 while sophomore Katinka Hosszu also registered a `B' time in second in 1:48.30.

Freshman Lili Shiota took third in the 100y back (56.46) while sophomore Ania Kowalczyk was second in the 100y breast (1:03.88).

Sophomore Tanya Krisman locked up USC's third win of the day in the 200y fly and improved upon her NCAA `B' time in the event with a 1:58.96, more than two seconds ahead of second place. Hosszu was third (2:03.06).

Shiota posted another third in the 50y free (24.08) and freshman Christel Simms was fourth in the 100y free (51.91) as the Wildcats edge in the sprint free events began to build their lead. Shiota also led USC with a fourth in the 200y back (2:01.91).

Arizona swept the breaststroke events before Anderson came back to win the 500y free in 4:50.95, clocking her first NCAA `B' cut of the season. Hosszu was fourth.

Krisman took third in the 100y fly (55.57) with freshman Yumi So fourth (55.61).

DePaul won her second event by taking the 400y IM in 4:17.29, good for another NCAA `B' cut.

USC's 400y free relay of Simms, freshman Kate Shumway, DePaul and Hosszu finished second in 3:27.84.

Ishimatsu remained unbeaten in the young season with wins in the 1-meter (314.40) and the 3-meter (304.73). Freshman Ariel Rittenhouse, a 2008 Olympian, made her season debut with a second on 1-meter (263.18).

USC is at Arizona State on Saturday at noon (MST).

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