Former USC swimmer Rebecca Soni led from start to finish this morning and won the 200-meter breaststroke at the World Swimming Championships in Shanghai, China. It was her second gold medal of the meet.
Cal AD Sandy Barbour told ESPN the school is speaking to Candlestick Park and Oakland Coliseum as the site of the USC-Cal game in case AT&T Park is unavailable if the Giants mke the NLCS. That would mean more seats for USC fans who want to go on the Bay Area trip.
USC holds its first basketball practice tonight in preparation for its August trip to Brazil. Forward Dewayne Dedmon, forward Aaron Fuller and guard/forward Byron Wesley have been impressive this summer at Trade Tech and this trip will definitely help the team get used to life without Nikola Vucevic and that killer schedule this season.
Former USC swimmer Rebecca Soni is on pace to win another gold medal at the World Swimming Championships and finishing first in the semifinals of the 200-meter breaststroke. Soni was more than two seconds ahead of the rest of the field.
Interestingly, Trojan Swim Club member Yuliya Efimova had the second-fastest time. Too bad she didn’t go to USC.
Did the Pac-8 hire announcers from Arizona in when it expanded to 10 teams in 1979? Just wondering after Larry Scott’s bouquet to Utah/Colorado with the new announcing team of Craig Bolerjack (voice of Jazz) and Joel Klatt (former Colorado QB).