Men's Swimming Competes At Phillips 66 Nationals
Aug. 19, 2002
Fort Lauderdale, FL - The Stanford men's swimming team was well-represented last week at the Phillips 66 Summer National Swimming Championships in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
On the first day of competition, Cardinal Dan Trupin won the 'B' Final in the 200m IM with his time of 2:01.90. Day two saw Stanford's Patrick Fowler (1:04.42) and Michael Bruce (1:04.64) compete in the 'B' Final of the 100m breast. John Waters, competing in the 'C' Final of the 200 free, turned in a time of 1:52.52.
In the 100m back, the Cardinal had four swimmers in the final. Senior-to-be Randall Bal took third (54.88) followed closely by Peter Marshall (55.23). Sophomore-to-be Jayme Cramer finished seventh (55.60) while Dan Westcott took eighth (55.66).
On day three, Stanford's Bobby O'Bryan and Andrew Schell competed in the 'B' Final of the 50m free, clocking in at 23.90 and 24.00 respectively. Cardinal Scott Ransenburg finished second in the 'C' Final of the 50m free with a time of 23.51. Jayme Cramer placed sixth with a time of 1:59.75 in the 200m fly 'A' Final as well. In the 200m breast, Patrick Fowler turned in a time of 2:21.34 in the 'C' Final.
Randall Bal captured fourth (49.90) in the 100m free 'A' Final on day four to lead the Cardinal. Jayme Cramer took third in the 'B' Final with a time of 50.98, while fellow swimmer Andrew Schnell clocked in at 51.39. John Waters, swimming in the 'C' Final, finished with a time of 52.05. Stanford's Dan Trupin took first in the 'C' Final of the 400m IM with his time of 4:24.27.
On the final day of competition, Cramer finished seventh in the 'A' Final of the 100m fly with a time of 53.94. Dan Westcott competed in the 'B' Final, turning in a time of 55.13. Cardinal's Dan Trupin and Scott Ransenberg finished 1-2 in the 'C' Final of this event, clocking in at 54.75 and 54.76 respectively.
Former Stanford great Tom Wilkins also qualified for the Pan Pac team with his finishes in the 200m IM and 400m IM.