UW Men's Swimming Remain Sixth after Second Day of Pac-10's

March 7, 2003

LONG BEACH, Calif. - - The University of Washington men's swimming remains in sixth place with 142 points after the second day of competition at the 2003 Pac-10 Swimming Championships at the Belmont Plaza Olympic Pool. Stanford is in first place with 604 points.

The UW 'A' 200 medley relay team broke a school record with a fifth place finish of 1:29.51. Members include junior Derek Rose, junior Justin Adrian, junior Philip Davis and freshman Zak Heaton. Rose and Adrian were part of the team that set the previous record in 2002.

Adrian and Davis finished out the day by each setting another school record. Adrian set a Washington record in the 100 butterfly with a tenth place finish and time of 47.52 seconds. Adrian held the previous record from 2002 of 47.77. Davis broke Washington's record in the 100 breaststroke with a fourth place finish and time of 54.93 seconds. Pete Collela set the previous record for the 100 breaststroke of 55.09 seconds in 1989.

Washington's 'A' 800 freestyle relay team finished off the evening by swimming a season best with a fifth place finish and time of 6:41.09. Members of this relay team include Adrian, junior Luke Ekhoff, sophomore Jim Wolfe and senior Matt Zielke.

The final day of the Pac-10 Championships resumes tomorrow with preliminaries beginning at 11 a.m. and finals at 6 p.m. Complete results can be found by clicking on the 2003 Pac-10 Championships link under the men's swimming home page at www.gohuskies.com. The standings after day two are as follows:

1. Stanford 6042. California 4883. USC 4144. Arizona State 2965. Arizona 2176. Washington 142

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