Chenault, Weiss, Vose All Win On Third Night Of Texas Invitational

    Dec. 4, 2015


    Junior Chelsea Chenault won the 200y free, sophomore Hannah Weiss captured the 100y back and freshman Kirsten Vose won the 100y breast to lead the USC men’s and women’s swim teams on Friday (Dec. 4) at the Texas Invitational in Austin.

    Chenault, who won the 500y free Thursday, claimed the 200y free A final tonight in a season-best 1:44.62. Freshman Allie Wooden also raced in the A final, finishing sixth in 1:47.12.

    Vose and fellow frosh Riley Scott went 1-2 in the 100y breast in an event packed with Trojans. Vose lowered her PR to 59.58 after a 59.59 in prelims. Scott took second in 59.83 after a PR 59.79 in prelims. Junior Kelsey Kafka was sixth in the A final in 1:00.86 while junior Riley Hayward won the B final in 1:01.67, also a PR. All were NCAA B cuts.

    Weiss took first in the 100y back in a season-best 52.46 while freshman Hanni Leach (52.70, PR 52.68 in prelims) and junior Anika Apostalon (52.79) went 4-5 in the A final, all B cuts.

    Freshman Destiny Nelson finished sixth (4:16.73) in the 400y A final. She went a B cut 4:15.42 in prelims. Senior Lucy Worrall led USC in the 100y fly finishing fifth in 52.95 (B cut). Maclin Davis led USC in the men’s 100y fly in 11th (47.95, B).



    Junior Reed Malone led USC in the men’s 200y free, winning the ‘B’ final in 1:35.48, a B cut. Sophomore Jon Knox was 18th with a B cut of 1:37.79.

    Senior Morten Klarskov, coming off a PR in the 200y IM, took fourth in the 100y breast A final in 53.44. Sophomore Jonah Hu reached the A final by lowering his PR in prelims to 54.47. In the A final, he was eighth in 54.79, B.