(From McClatchy-Tribune Regional News - The Arizona Daily Star - Tucson, Arizona)
Byline: Greg Hansen
OMAHA, Neb. -- Nobody knew, and few suspected, that this was going to be The Day of Alyssa Anderson's Life. It would be an Olympic surprise party.
Anderson, who just completed her senior season at the UA, was seeded seventh entering Thursday's 200 freestyle finals at CenturyLink Center. She knew it would be a happy night because her sister, Haley, a USC senior, was going to be honored for making the USA Olympic team in open water swimming.
"My parents had been asking me, 'Are you going to go with us to London, or are you going to get your own ticket?'" the 16-time Arizona All-American would say two hours later. "That was their way of …