Wright Takes Fifth In 200 Fly, Trojans Finish Ninth At NCAA Championships
Sophomore Maddie Wright finished fifth in the 200y fly, USC's 400y free relay closed the meet in fourth while freshman Louise Hansson and sophomores Riley Scott and Maddie Witt scored as well Saturday (March 18) to close the 2017 NCAA Championships at the IU Natatorium in Indianapolis, Ind.
Wright (200 Fly), 400 Free Relay Clinch A Final Berths On NCAA Final Morning
Sophomore Maddie Wright clinched her first career NCAA A final, Troy’s defending champion 400y free relay booked a repeat trip to the A final while Louise Hansson and Riley Scott earned second swims as well on Saturday morning (March 18) at the NCAA Championships at the IU Natatorium in Indianapolis, Ind.
Hansson Finishes Third In NCAA 100 Fly Final
Freshman Louise Hansson posted her second A final performance in as many nights, finishing third in the 100y fly while helping USC to fifth in the 200y medley relay on Friday night (March 17) at the NCAA Championships at the IU Natatorium in Indianapolis, Ind.
20 Years Ago This Week, USC Women's Swimming, Diving Won The NCAA Championship
The NCAA first hosted a Division I women’s swimming and diving championships in 1982. Florida, Texas and Stanford won the first three titles and Texas and Stanford split the rest through 1996. But in 1997, a fourth school joined the club as USC, behind Olympians Kristine Quance Julian and Lindsay (Benko) Mintenko as well as upper classmen like Hope (Gittings) Wells, Sarah Maggio and Jean Ellis Todisco, upset Stanford for the program’s first and only NCAA championship.
Hansson Earns Second Seed In Tonight's NCAA 100 Fly Final
Freshman Louise Hansson nailed down her second A final appearance in as many days in the 100y fly and led USC’s 200y medley relay into the A final as well to lead the USC women’s swimming and diving team on Friday morning (March 17) at the NCAA Championships at the IU Natatorium in Indianapolis, Ind.