USC Opens NCAAs With 11th-Place Finish In 800 Free Relay

    Sophomore Kirsten Vose
    March 15, 2017

    The USC women’s swimming and diving team opened up the 2017 NCAA Championships in the 800y free relay with an 11th-place finish on Wednesday night (March 15) at the IU Natatorium in Indianapolis, Ind.

    The Trojans quartet of freshmen Louise Hansson, Tatum Wade, Stanzi Moseley and sophomore Kirsten Vose touched in 6:59.47, 0.94 out of a top 8 finish.

    Hansson opened the race with a 1:42.48, not far off her 200y free record of 1:42.10 she set at Pac-12s in February.

    The 11th-place finish ends a seven-year streak of top 8 finishes for the Trojans in the relay.

    The NCAAs continue over the next three days with prelims at 7 a.m. PT and finals at 3 p.m. PT.

    * Prelims will begin at 7 a.m. (PT) each day with finals at 3 p.m. (PT).
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    * Tape delayed coverage of the championships will be broadcast on ESPNU at 4 p.m. (PT), March 28 for the women's championships and at 2 p.m. (PT), April 5, for the men's championships.