The Trojans are having one heck of a spring season. After bringing in the No. 1 football recruiting class in the country, basically ensuring USC will be a national powerhouse once again, the Trojans are enjoying one of the best spring seasons in recent memory.
Amazingly the Trojans have 11(!!!) teams that are ranked in the Top 10 in their respective sports. The Spring season has always been a strong one for USC, but the Trojans are making waves in sports they've struggled in recently.
The Trojans baseball team, currently ranked No. 8, is undergoing one of its best seasons in over a decade. The Trojans (24-6, 6-2) have already posted wins over No. 1 Vanderbilt, No. 3 TCU and No. 7 UCLA. The Trojans, hoping to restore the glory of the Randy Johnson days, look poised to make a deep postseason push for the first time since 2004.
The men's volleyball team, ranked No. 8 as well, is exceeding everyone's expectations. The Trojans have defeated nine ranked opponents, including seven of which were inside the Top 10. USC will look to rebound in this year's MPSF Tournament after being swept by BYU last year.
Although the Trojans dominated Track and Field throughout the 40s, 50s, and 60s, USC has failed to win a national championship since 1976, almost 40 years ago. The Trojans have a fairly good shot this year though, as both the men's and women's team are ranked No. 7 and No. 8 respectively. USC still has a long season ahead of them but both teams have performed extremely well in the early part of the season.
The No. 6 men's tennis team is looking to win its sixth team championship in seven years. The Trojans won from 2009-2012 and last year, 2014. Led by Yannick Hanfmann and Ray Sarmiento, the Trojans will look to win their first singles championships since 2012.
Meanwhile the No. 1 ranked women's team is looking for its first championship since 1985. The Trojans are currently undefeated in PAC-12 play and have only two losses on the season. The women of Troy will have to overcome their cross town rivals and defending national champions, UCLA, if they hope to win a crown this year.
The No. 1 USC women's sand volleyball team, led by former Olympian coach Anna Collier, is undefeated on the season with postseason play right around the corner. The Women of Troy have finished in third place for the past two years but have their strongest team yet.
The men's and women's golf team are ranked No. 9 and No. 1 respectively. The men's team is looking for its first ever national championship while the women's is hoping for its third championship in two years. The women of Troy will also look to nab their third consecutive individual championship.
The No. 3 women's water polo and No. 10 women's rowing round out a spectacular spring showing for the Trojans. The women of Troy will face UCLA next week as they gear up for the NCAA championships, where they hope to win their first ever national championship.