No. 4 USC Falls At No. 1 Stanford, 202-98

    Sophomore Riley Scott won twice at Stanford on Saturday.
    Jan. 28, 2017

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    Sophomore Riley Scott swept the 100y and 200y breaststroke while sophomore Maddie Witt won the 3-meter springboard to highlight the No. 4 USC women’s swimming and diving team’s efforts in a 202-98 loss at No. 1 Stanford on Saturday (Jan. 28).

    USC fell to 6-2, 5-2. Stanford improved to 7-0, 6-0.

    Scott, who also swept the breaststroke on Friday at Cal, first won the 100y breast with a 1:01.52 with senior Riley Hayward fourth (1:02.96). Scott followed it up with a victory in the 200y breast in 2:10.61 while sophomore Kirsten Vose took third (2:14.72).

    Junior Maddie Witt claimed the 3-meter with 323.78, edging freshman teammate Naomi Gowlett (321.45) while freshman Carly Souza was fifth (287.03).

    USC finished second in the 200y medley relay to open the meet as sophomores Hanni Leach and Scott, freshman Louise Hansson and senior Anika Apostalon finished in 1:40.34 to Stanford’s 1:38.52.

    Sophomore Allie Wooden led USC in the 1000y free with a fourth in 9:59.46, just under her third-place swim at Cal yesterday. Hansson’s third topped Troy in 200y free (1:44.91) while junior Hannah Weiss was also third in the 100y back (53.43).

    Sophomore Maddie Wright just missed a win in the 200y fly, coming back on Stanford’s Ella Eastin and almost catching the Stanford All-American at the wall, taking second in 1:55.43, 0.08 out of first.

    Apostalon took third in 50y free (20.77) headed into the first diving break. Coming out of the break, Hansson (49.17) and Apostalon (49.38) went 2-3 in the 100y free back of Lia Neal’s 48.81.

    Stanford, which got two wins from freshman Olympic gold medalist Katie Ledecky, pulled away with 1-2-3 sweeps in the 200y back, 500y free and 200y IM. Freshman Catherine Sanchez posted a third in the 100y fly (54.65) while Gowlett was second on 1-meter (290.33).

    USC closed the meet with a second in the 400y free relay in 3:21.25.

    USC finishes the regular season by hosting UCLA on Feb. 10 at noon on senior day.