No. 2 Stanford upset top-ranked USC 158-137 in women's swimming and diving on Senior Day on Saturday at the Avery Aquatic Center.

Senior Andi Murez anchored the Cardinal (7-1) to a pool record in the 400-yard medley relay to start the meet. Maddy Schaefer (St. Francis High-Mountain View), Sarah Haase and Felicia Lee joined Murez to finish in 3 minutes, 36.22 seconds.

Murez also won the 200 freestyle in 1:47.06.

Lee finished in 52.90 seconds to break her own pool record in the 100 backstroke.

Stanford closes the regular season Feb. 16 at Cal.

  • Co-captains Caroline Piehl and Caitlin Leverenz each took an individual event and seventh-ranked Cal (6-2, 3-2) swept the relays in a 165-135 Pac-12 win over No. 12 UCLA (11-2, 5-2) at Spieker Aquatics Complex. Piehl won the 200 freestyle in 1:47.83. Leverenz took the 400 individual medley in 4:14.78. Catherine Breed (Amador Valley High) won the 500 freestyle in 4:48.14.

  • San Jose State senior Marisa DeWames won twice in a 199-96 victory over Fresno State on the Spartans' senior day. DeWames broke The Aquatics Center records in the 50 and 100 freestyle events with times of 23.27 and 50.44, respectively.


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  • Melissa Seidemann (College Park High) and Anna Yelizarova had five goals each as the No. 1 Stanford women's water polo team (6-0) won 15-4 over No. 8 San Jose State (5-2) at the Avery Aquatic Center. Alisa Argend scored twice for the Spartans. Earlier, SJSU beat UC Davis 7-6. Also, Emily Csikos had four goals, leading No. 4 Cal to a 12-7 win over Indiana at the Stanford Invitational. The Bears then lost to UCLA 7-4.

  • Santa Clara posted an 8-6 women's water polo win over Cal State Monterey Bay and a 17-8 victory over Fresno Pacific at the Otter Tank. Elizabeth Anderson (Gunn High-Palo Alto) had four goals against CSMB, and Ashleigh Bandimere scored three times against Fresno Pacific.

  • Eleven players scored a total of 16 tries as Cal (7-0) posted its sixth shutout of the spring in a rout of visiting Arizona State (1-1) to begin PAC Rugby play. Jake Anderson had 18 points on 9-of-12 conversions and Andrew Battaglia had three tries.

  • No. 13 Cal (3-0) beat visiting Pacific 5-2 in men's tennis. Campbell Johnson clinched the match when he beat Ben Mirkin 6-3, 6-4 on court two.

  • The Saint Mary's men's tennis team (2-3) managed a doubles win at Arizona but still fell 4-0. Samuel Bloore and Tuomas Manner beat Sumeet Shinde and Kieren Thompson 8-4.

  • Saint Mary's Jenny Jullien beat Grace Ysidora 6-1, 6-0 at No. 1 singles, but the Gaels women's tennis team lost to Washington 5-2 in San Diego.

  • The No. 2 Michigan men's gymnastics team (7-0) accomplished an individual event sweep in rolling 439.350-413.400 over No. 10 Cal (1-4) in Ann Arbor. Syque Caesar tied his own NCAA record with a 15.90 on parallel bars.

  • Senior Vanessa Zamarripa scored her seventh career 10 on the vault to help No. 4 UCLA to a 196.925-196.200 women's gymnastics win at No. 11 Stanford. Zamarripa also won the floor exercise and the all-around. Stanford's Ivana Hong won the uneven bars at 9.875.

  • Season-high showings on vault and beam contributed to San Jose State's second-highest score of the season (193.425) in a women's gymnastics meet against No. 13 Denver, No. 24 North Carolina State and Air Force in Denver. Spartans captain Cassandra Harrison placed fourth in the all-around (38.700).

    MLS

    The Earthquakes lost their first game of the preseason -- 1-0 to the Colorado Rapids in Tucson, Ariz. Jamie Smith scored in the 66th minute on a service from the left by Andre Akpan. San Jose coach Frank Yallop used different lineups with mostly reserves as the staff tries to figure out which players to keep for secondary roles.

    Cross country

    Chris Derrick, a 14-time All-America while at Stanford, won the men's race at the U.S. Championships in St. Louis. He finished 7.46 miles in 35:38.6. Elliott Heath, Derrick's teammate at Stanford, was fourth in 35:56.1. Former Cardinal Sara Bei Hall was eighth in the women's race, finishing 4.97 miles in 27:12.2. Shalane Flanagan won in 25:49.0.

    NBA D-League

    Darington Hobson and Stefhon Hannah both had 16 points, leading the Santa Cruz Warriors (17-9) to a 105-90 win at Tulsa (15-13).

    Staff writer Elliott Almond contributed to this report.