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USC To Host Arizona For Season Opener

Jan 20, 2021

The USC men's swimming and diving program opens their 2020-2021 season with a two-day dual meet against Arizona, this Friday and Saturday (Jan. 22 and 23) at the Uytengsu Aquatics Center. 
  
Action will begin Friday at 3:15 p.m. and continue Saturday at 10:00 a.m. 

 
Captains for Troy are senior Nikola Miljenic and junior Ariel Spektor. On the diving side, sophomore George Korovin leads the squad.  

  
Miljenic, a five-time Pac-12 finalist and NCAA relay scorer, along with redshirt senior and 2019 NCAA scorer Mario Koenigsperger are among the key veterans returning for the Trojans. Junior CSCAA All-American swimmer Alexei Sancov and sophomore diver George Korovin also return for USC. 
  
Joining the program this season is sophomore All-American and SEC finalist Harry Homans, who transferred to USC after a season at the University of Georgia. Troy also picked up junior and four-time 2019-2020 NJCAA All-American Billy Cruz Zuniga (Montreal, Canada) 
 

Other top newcomers include Danny Syrkin (Glendale, Calif. - fly/free) and Tatsuya Machida (La Canada, Calif. - diving. 
 

 

Event lineup:  

Friday 1/22: 400 medley relay, 1650/1000 free, 100 back, 100 breast, 200 fly, 100 free, 200 IM, 200 free relay  

Saturday 1/23: 200 medley relay, 500 free, 100 fly, 200 breast, 200 back, 200 free, 400 IM, 50 free, 400 free relay  

 

For updates, live results and meet coverage:  

Meet Mobile , Twitter - @USCswim and Instagram - @USCswim