Stanford post grad jumps halfway across the country to take his swimming to new heights.
Arizona’s Margo Geer leads a loaded 100 free field that includes Cal star Missy Franklin and 50 free champion Kasey Carlson.
The Golden Bears put 13 swimmers up, almost double what Stanford or USC had this morning. They’ll need to make the most of it, though, as they trail Stanford by over 100 and USC by almost 50 after last night.
Dave Durden’s Cal Bears won in convincing fashion over rival Stanford 169-74 Saturday morning at the Avery Aquatics Center
Stanford women’s head coach Greg Meehan has his team in a good position going into the 2014 Pac-12 Championships in a couple of weeks.
Missy Franklin won 3 events, but Stanford swam away with a decisive victory less than 2 weeks out of the Pac-12 Championships.
Felicia Lee won a pair of touchouts, as did her teammate Maya DiRado. Those close races powered Stanford past top-ranked Cal at home in the final dual of the season for both squads.
Stanford’s Tom Kremer out-touched USC’s Dimitri Colupaev in the 100 free, one of many tight races at the men’s-only dual.
Stanford swimmer Felicia Lee has won her 2nd Pac-12 Swimmer of the Month award of the season.
Felicia Lee won three for Stanford and Ting Quah won three for UCLA, but the Cardinal’s depth was too much to overcome as they won 180-120.
The Stanford men would have swept the meet but for a relay DQ, and the women got double wins from Felicia Lee and Stephanie Phipps while only giving up a pair of wins to ASU’s Tristin Baxter.
Maya DiRado won twice for Stanford, as did breaststroker Katie Olsen, who put up a season-best 1:00.4 in the 100. Danny Thomson led a pair of 1-2-3 finishes for the Cardinal on the men’s side.
David Nolan and Max Williamson won twice for the Cardinal.
After breaking three American records over the month of December, Cordes was honored with his fifth Pac-12 Swimmer of the Month award.
Lisa Falzone, a former Pac-10 scorer from Stanford, has been named to Stanford’s 30 under 30 list.