June 24, 2016
June 24, 2016
Led by rising seniors Reed Malone and Chelsea Chenault as well as the likes of recently graduated Kendyl Stewart, incoming, current and former Trojans are set for the 2016 U.S. Olympic Trials, beginning Sunday (June 26) and running through July 3 in Omaha, Neb.
Prelims begin at 8 a.m. PT each day with finals art 4:45 p.m. each day. NBC Sports Network will broadcast prelim packages each afternoon (check local listings for times) and NBCA will air finals coverage at 5 p.m. June 26-July 1. NBC Sports Network will cover the finals on July 2 at 5 p.m. and at 4 p.m. on July 3. Action will also be streaming on the NBC Sports app.
Among the Trojans ranked highest in the Psych Sheet are Stewart in the 100m fly (3rd, 57.82), Malone in the 200m free (5th, 1:47.15) and 400m free (10th, 3:49.67), incoming freshman Becca Mann in the 800m free (2nd, 8:21.77), 400m IM (4th, 4:37.04), 400m free (5th, 4:07.09), freshman Patrick Mulcare in the 200m back (seventh, 1:57.34) and 100m back (10th, 54.50), Chenault in the 200m free (14th, 1:58.50), former Trojan Dakota Hodgson in the 200m fly (10th, 1:57.51), former Trojan Amanda Weir in the 50m free (eighth, 24.85) and 100m free (10th, 54.24), junior Steven Stumph in the 200m breast (16th, 2:12.99), freshman Alex Valente in the 100m fly (13th, 52.60) and freshman Stanzi Moseley in the 100m free (19th, 55.03).
Anthony Ervin, a USC volunteer coach in 2015-16, is seeded third in the 50m and 100m free.
USC has had numerous Trojans already qualify for the 2016 Olympics in a variety of events, including former Haley Anderson (U.S.), Katinka Hosszu (Hungary), Stina Gardell (Sweden), Kasia Wilk (Poland), Ous Mellouli (Tunisia), Cristian Quintero (Venezuela), Vladimir Morozov (Russia), junior Santo Condorelli (Canada) and incoming freshman Louises Hansson (Sweden). Other international Trojans are close to qualifying for their respective countries.