Stanford’s Minakov, Ryan Sweep Men’s Pac-12 Swim & Dive Weekly Honors

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February 27th, 2024 College, News, Pac-12

Courtesy: Pac-12

MEN’S SWIMMER OF THE WEEK: Andrei Minakov, Jr., STANFORD (Saint Petersburg, Russia)

  • In the final dual meet of the regular season, Minakov helped the Cardinal to a 170-130 upset against Cal to solidify a top-3 spot in the conference.
  • Winning three events and collecting a runner-up finish, the junior broke his own program record and helped the Cardinal’s 200 medley relay to a season-best ‘A’ standard time.
  • Sweeping the Butterfly events, Minakov swam a 1:38.61 in the 200 fly to break his program record, going on to swim a 44.60 in the 100 fly to take home the win.
  • Minakov wrapped up the regular season with a second-place finish in the 400 free relay (2:48.55).
  • Now holds eight school records including four in individual events.
  • Second career Pac-12 Men’s Swimmer of the Week and first this season (Feb. 10, 2022).

MEN’S DIVER OF THE WEEK: Jack Ryan, Jr., STANFORD (Denver, Colo.)

  • Swept the diving events to help the No. 6 Cardinal to its upset win over No. 2 California.
  • The junior scored a 355.35 in the 1 Meter and 396.68 in the 3 Meter ahead of competing for Pac-12 Championship titles in both events.
  • Ryan is now undefeated in dual meets on the 1 and 3 Meter and has won eight of his 10 competitions during the season.
  • Fifth career Pac-12 Men’s Diver of the Week/Month award and first of the season (Nov. 2022; Jan. 17, 2023; Jan. 24, 2023; Feb. 21; 2023).

2024 Pac-12 Swimming & Diving Championships

2023-24 PAC-12 Men’s Swimmer and Diver of the Month/Week

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