Trojans Put The Freeze On Sun Devils

Nov. 14, 2009

Newcomers largely ruled the day for the USC women's swimming and diving team as the Trojans defeated Arizona State, 168-130, in Tempe, Ariz., on Saturday (Nov. 14). The Trojans improved to 8-1 overall, 2-1 in the Pac-10.

USC freshman Haley Anderson, a 2009 U.S. World Championships participant, won the 1650y free in an NCAA `B' cut of 16:26.06, posting a 40-second victory. She came back later to win the 500y free to improve her `B' cut to 4:48.77.

Junior transfer Lyndsay DePaul, who won medals at the 2009 World University Games for the U.S., continued her strong start as a Trojan by winning three times, taking first in the 200y free (1:48.14), the 100y fly (54.89) and the 200y IM (2:01.28, NCAA `B' cut). Her win in the 100y fly led a 1-2-3 USC sweep as freshman Yumi So was second and sophomore Tanya Krisman followed in third.

Freshman Lili Shiota, who has immediately bolstered USC's backstroke corps, won both the 100y (55.72) and the 200y back (2:00.00).

Sophomore Katinka Hosszu, a 2009 World Championships gold and bronze medalist, won the 200y fly (1:58.75) and the 200y breast (2:16.52, NCAA `B' cut). So and Krisman followed Hosszu in the 200y fly in second and third. Hosszu was also second in the 200y IM in an NCAA `B' cut 2:01.45.

Freshman Christel Simms won the 50y free in 23.75 and was second in the 100y free (51.21) while sophomore Victoria Ishimatsu won the 3-meter springboard (334.88).

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