NCAA Div. I Women: No. 6 Cal Drops No. 8 USC, 153-143

By Bill Bell

BERKELEY, CA, Jan. 26. THE No. 6 ranked California women's swim team (5-2, 2-1 in Pac-10) defeated No. 8 ranked USC (3-2), 153-143, in a dual meet Friday afternoon at the Spieker Aquatics Complex.

The Bears were led by freshman Natalie Coughlin, who
won three individual events, capturing the 200 free
(1:48.45), the 200 fly (1:57.28 NCAA automatic qualifying time) and 200 IM (2:00.80). In three Pac-10 dual meets this season, Coughlin has won nine races.

Senior Haley Cope placed first in the 100 back (55.11)
and the 100 fly (56.12). Other individual winners for Cal included sophomore Staciana Stitts in the 200 breast (2:17.62), sophomore Michelle Harper in the 50 free (23.58) and freshman Danielle Becks in the 100 free (50.91).

USC was paced by sophomore Asa Sandlund, who won the 500 (4:55.52) and 1,000 free (10:07.83), and junior
diver Kellie Brennan, who placed first in the one
(300.45) and three-meter (324.1) diving competition.

Cal will next host No. 2 ranked UCLA, Saturday, Jan.
27 at 12 p.m. at Spieker Aquatics Complex.

RESULTS
200 Medley Relay
1. Cal A (Andi Finlay, Natalie Coughlin, Staciana Stitts, Michelle Harper) No Time
2. USC A No Time
3. USC B No Time

1,000 Freestyle
1. Asa Sandlund USC 10:07.83
2. Melissa Deary USC 10:17.74
3. Karen Jacobs USC 10:18.76
4. Kristen Sissener Cal 10:19.22
5. Liah Kim, Cal 10:28.06

200 Freestyle
1. Natalie Coughlin Cal 1:48.45
2. Michala Kwasny USC 1:51.13
3. Danielle Becks Cal 1:51.53
4. Corrie Murphy USC 1:52.45
5. Katherine Mitchell Cal 1:54.90

100 Back
1. Haley Cope Cal 55.11
2. Katie Meyer USC 56.23
3. Andi Finlay Cal 59.73
3. Katherine McAdoo Cal 59.73
5. Katie Tyrrell USC 1:00.92

100 Breaststroke
1. Kristin MacGregor USC 1:03.65
2. Staciana Stitts Cal 1:03.75
3. Rita Mariani Cal 1:04.52
4. Kyoko Yokouchi Cal 1:06.91
5. Allyson Brown USC 1:09.15

200 Butterfly
1. Natalie Coughlin Cal 1:57.28
2. Jana Krohn USC 2:02.77
3. Natalie Griffith Cal 2:03.21
4. Kristen Sissener Cal 2:03.91
5. Heather Valerio USC 2:08.06

50 Freestyle
1. Michelle Harper Cal 23.58
2. Danielle Becks Cal 23.78
3. Adrienne Mattos Cal 23.99
4. Jennifer Parmenter USC 24.05
5. Kirsten Rich USC 24.47

One Meter Diving
1. Kelli Brennan USC 300.45
2. Nicci Fusaro USC 252.15
3. Christina Flynn Cal 240.375
4. Mandy Urioste Cal 224.775
5. Danielle Sermer Cal 221.475

100 Freestyle
1. Danielle Becks Cal 50.91
2. Haley Cope Cal 51.25
3. Kristin MacGregor USC 51.82
4. Michelle Harper Cal 51.91
5. Jennifer Parmenter USC 52.52

200 Backstroke
1. Katie Meyer USC 2:00.45
2. Kyoko Yokouchi Cal 2:00.60
3. Corrie Murphy USC 2:01.76
4. Amy Migawa USC 2:07.44
5. Shauna Barnard Cal 2:09.21

200 Breaststroke
1. Staciana Stitts Cal 2:17.62
2. Rita Mariani Cal 2:17.83
3. Michala Kwasny USC 2:18.64
4. Jennifer Parmenter USC 2:20.62
5. Allyson Brown USC 2:29.95

500 Freestyle
1. Asa Sandlund USC 4:55.52
2. Melissa Deary USC 5:00.79
3. Kristen Sissener Cal 5:04.56
4. Karen Jacobs USC 5:06.28
5. Shauna Barnard Cal 5:06.86

100 Butterfly
1. Haley Cope Cal 56.12
2. Jana Krohn USC 56.15
3. Katie Meyer USC 56.46
4. Natalie Griffith Cal 56.65
5. Katherine McAdoo Cal 57.34

Three Meter Diving
1. Kellie Brennan USC 324.1
2. Nicci Fusaro USC 306.1
3. Christina Flynn Cal 248.98
4. Mandy Urioste Cal 236.63
5. Danielle Sermer Cal 220.65

200 Individual Medley
1. Natalie Coughlin Cal 2:00.80
2. Corrie Murphy USC 2:02.83
3. Michala Kwasny USC 2:03.94
4. Kyoko Yokouchi Cal 2:04.36
5. Natalie Griffith Cal 2:05.11

400 Freestyle Relay
1. USC C (Erin O'Kane, Karen Jacobs, Alissa Ellis, Sara
Pelosi) 3:54.64
2. California A DSQ
3. USC A DSQ
4. Cal B DSQ
5. USC B DSQ

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