World University Games: Michigan's Siobhan Haughey swims to gold on Day 3 in Taipei
Michigan’s Siobhan Haughey swam to gold in the women’s 100-meter freestyle. Competing for her native Hong Kong, Haughey finished in 54.10, .27 second ahead of second place, to collect the first gold medal for the delegation in the 2017 World University Games.
Georgia’s Veronica Burchill (USA) placed sixth and North Carolina’s Caroline Baldwin (USA) finished eighth.
Louisville’s Andrea Cottrell (USA) captured bronze in the women’s 100-meter breaststroke, finishing in 1:07.37. USA teammate Miranda Tucker of Michigan finished fifth
Michigan’s Patrick Ransford (USA) took sixth in the men’s 1500-meter freestyle final. Florida’s Andrea D’Arrigo (USA) took sixth in the men’s 200-meter freestyle.
Watch tape-delayed USA Team events from the World Unviersity Games on CBS Sports Network and select events live at livestream.com/FISU.
CBS Sports Network broadcast schedule:
Tuesday, Aug. 22
10 a.m. ET – Swimming
1 p.m. ET – USA men’s basketball vs. Argentina
Wednesday, Aug. 23
10 a.m. ET – Diving: Women’s platform semifinals
11 a.m. ET – Diving: Synchronized mixed finals
12 p.m. ET – Swimming
The last 24 hours
Baseball: The Iowa Hawkeyes, representing the United States in baseball, run-ruled Russia 13-3 after seven innings. Sammy Lizarraga struck out seven and allowed just one run and one walk in 5 1/3 innings.
Designated hitter Chris Whelan was 3-for-3 from the plate and walked twice, scoring two runs and batting in two more.
The USA meets Japan, also 2-0 in Pool B, in the next game on Wednesday.
Women’s basketball: Maryland’s Blair Watson and Michigan State alumna Tori Jankoska each scored 19 points to lead the United States to a 102-53 victory over Poland, the Americans' second win in as many games at the World University Games.
The USA built a 16-point advantage in the first quarter and outscored Poland in successive periods for the rout.
Watson grabbed 10 rebounds for the double-double and Jankoska shot 5-for-8 from beyond the arc. Kaila Charles added 18 points and Ieshia Small scored 13.
Wake Forest’s Alex Sharp scored 8 points to help Australia claim a 69-47 victory over Argentina in Pool D. Virginia Tech’s Vanessa Panousis and Baylor’s Kristy Wallace added five points each.
Diving: Texas divers Grayson Campbell and Meghan O’Brien just missed the podium with a fourth-place finish in the mixed synchronized 3-meter springboard final. The duo, representing the USA team, totaled 274.20 points, 2.94 shy of a bronze medal.
Artistic gymnastics: Penn State’s Briannah Tsang (Canada) placed 11th and UCLA’s Pauline Tratz (Germany) 13th in the women’s all-around finals. Tsang totaled 51.000 and Tratz scored 50.350 over the four events.
Stanford’s Robert Neff (USA) placed 12th out of 18 in the men’s all-around final, totaling a combined score of 80.700 across six apparatus.
Women’s soccer: North Carolina’s Emily Bruder scored in the 30th minute for the United States’ lone goal in a 1-0 victory over Argentina.
The Americans owned possession, blitzing their opponent with eight shots on goal while facing only two.
The victory advances the USA to medal competition as the winners of Pool A with a 2-1 record in the preliminary rounds.
Tennis: UCLA’s Logan Staggs and Terri Fleming opened their World University Games singles competition with a pair of victories a day after their Bruins teammates, representing the United States, swept their competition.
Staggs dropped Slovakia’s Ivan Kosec 2-0 in the men’s singles round of 64 and Terri Fleming beat South Africa’s Lienke De Kock 2-0 in the women’s second round.
Fleming and Jada Hart paired for a 2-1 doubles round of 32 victory over Mexico’s Giovanni Manifacio and Victoria Rodriguez.
Volleyball: The USA women captured a 3-0 victory over Lativa. Georgia Tech’s Teegan Van Gunst led the Americans counting 13 points won and UAB’s Krystal Rivers tallied 10.The United States’ medal chances now depend on taking a victory against Thailand to advance out of pool play into the winners’ bracket.
The USA men fell 3-0 to France and are winless after three contests.
Water Polo: Stanford’s Katherine Klass led the United States women’s water polo team 17-3 over Australia as 11 of 13 players scored at least one goal.
Klass scored a game-high three goals while Stanford colleagues Aria Fischer, Jamie Neushul and Kiley Neushul and UCLA’s Alys Williams each had two.
Long Beach State’s Tori Morrissey was one of three Aussies to put a point on the scoreboard.
After three games, the Americans are tied with Italy in Pool B classification. The two will go head-to-head in their next match on Thursday.
The Canadian women downed international power Hungary, 8-5, in Pool A. Indiana graduate Shae Fournier scored twice while Hoosier Kelly Matthews, Stanford’s Gurpreet Sohia and California’s Emma Wright added one goal each.
The next 24 hours
UCLA’s tennis quartet representing the United States advanced to the next round of men’s and women’s singles and women’s doubles. Martin Redlicki and Staggs also begin their doubles competition, opening against Slovakia’s Ziga Papez and Domen Vertot.
Men’s and women’s basketball continue pool play. The USA men of Purdue and USA women’s team from Maryland face their counterparts from the Czech Republic.
USA baseball, represented by Iowa, meets Japan while men’s and women’s gymnastics individual event finals complete.
Seven swimming medals are on the line and track and field events begin in Taipei.