No. 1 Men's Swimming Downs No. 12 Michigan, 134-109
Jan. 12, 2002
Ann Arbor, Mich. - The top-ranked Stanford men's swimming and diving team defeated No. 12 Michigan on Saturday afternoon 134-109 at Canham Natatorium. Markus Rogan led the Cardinal attack winning the 200 IM and 200-yard backstroke, while Randall Bal earned victories in the 50 and 100 freestyle.
The Cardinal dropped the next two races, but won the seven of the final ten events to seal the team's fourth victory in dual meets. Jayme Cramer picked up a win in the 200-yard butterfly (1:46.59), while Bal won the 100-yard freestyle in 44.60.
Rogan won the 200 backstroke in 1:44.99, edging out teammate Peter Marshall, who finished second with a time of 1:45.62. Michael Bruce also picked up a victory for Stanford in the 200-yard breaststroke in 1:59.01.
Michigan gave Stanford a scare in the final event of the day, but the Cardinal's team of Guyman, Marshall, O'Bryan and Andrew Schnell pulled out the victory in the 400-yard freestyle relay by .16. The foursome won the event in 2:58.21.
The 4-0 Cardinal will next be in action Friday, Jan. 25 against Arizona. Competition is set to begin at 1 p.m. in the Avery Aquatic Center.
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