Men's Swimming Finishes Sixth at Pac-10 Championships

March 3, 2001

LONG BEACH, CA - University of Washington men's swimmer Francis Tam broke his own record in the 200-yard backstroke during day three of the 2001 Pac-10 Conference Championships at the Belmont Plaza Olympic Pool in Long Beach, Calif.
Tam, a senior, broke his own school record that he set in the 1999 Pac-10 Championships of 1:48.41 in the 200-yard backstroke by swimming a US Senior National standard time of 1:47.83 on his way to a 10th-place finish.
In the 200-yard breaststroke freshman Luke Ekhoff (Portland, Ore) swam an NCAA-provisional time of 2:01.68 on his way to an eighth-place finish.
The Huskies 400-yard relay team of Justin Adrian (Bremerton, Wash), Derek Rose (Forest Grove, Ore), Jeff Schmidt (San Diego, Calif), and David Moilanen (Renton, Wash) obtained a US Senior National Standard time by swimming a 3:02.27.
The Washington men's swim team will be back in action Sunday, March 4 at the Belmont Invite held in Long Beach, Calif
The Husky Men's swim team finishes the Pac-10 championships in sixth place with 190 points, after day three of the three-day meet.

Team Scores Through 14 Events
1. Stanford 844.5
2. USC 722.5
3. California 540.5
4. Arizona 538
5. Arizona State 360.5
6. Washington 190

Pac-10 Conference Championships

Saturday, March 3, 2001

400-yard Freestyle Relay
1. University of California 2:52.20
5. University of Washington 3:02.27
University of Washington Disqual

200-yard Backstroke
1. Markus Rogan Stanford 1:42.58
10. Francis Tam UW 1:47.83
11. David Moilanen UW 1:50.54
13. Matt Zielke UW 1:52.83
14. Mark Pearson UW 1:54.84

200-yard Butterfly
1. Adam Messner Stanford 1:44.04
16. Ryan Oleson UW 1:51.25
19. Josh Hickman UW 1:55.63

100-yard Freestyle
1. Anthony Ervin CAL :42.21

200-yard Breaststroke
1. Rysuke Imai USC 1:57.68
8. Luke Ekhoff UW 2:01.68
15. Ben Millard UW 2:08.50
16. Jesse Nitz UW 2:09.28
17. Chris Monson UW 2:07.01

1650-yard Freestyle
1. Erik Vendt USC 14:56.80
12. John Lyssand UW 15:52.13

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