Men's Swimming And Diving Victorious Against Arizona State
Jan. 21, 2005
Tempe, Ariz. - The No.1-ranked Stanford men's swimming and diving team defeated Arizona State, 130-103, in a Pac-10 dual meet this afternoon in Tempe, Arizona. The Cardinal improve to 4-0 on the season and 1-0 in league action.
Stanford got on the board first with a win in the 200 yard medley relay. The quartet of Hongzhe Sun, Karl Boehringer, Peter Carothers and Ben Wildman-Tobriner turned in a time of 1:28.42 to take top honors. Teammates Jayme Cramer, Ricky Eddy, Matt McDonald and Matt Crowe placed second (1:30.39). Freshman swimmer Noa Sakamoto won the 1000 yard freestyle, clocking in at 9:24.81 while junior Michael McLean finished third in 9:33.61.
It was a 1-2-3 finish in the 200 yard freestyle as senior Jayme Cramer beat teammates Andy Grant (1:37.94) and Hongzhe Sun (1:38.38), touching the wall at 1:37.39. Sophomore Matt Crowe won the 50 yard freestyle in 20.91, followed by Kyle Ransom (20.93) and Daniel Beal (21.02) to sweep the top spots. Junior swimmer Tobias Oriwol recorded a a provisional NCAA qualifying time of 3:51.29 in the 400 yard IM to win the event. Teammate Shaun Phillips was third (3:58.41).
In the 200 yard butterfly, sophomore Hongzhe Sun captured first in 1:45.58 (NCAA provisional time) while freshman Peter Carothers placed third (1:51.73). Stanford finished 1-2-3 in the 100 yard freestyle as sophomore Ben Wildman-Tobriner turned in the fastest time (45.15). Daniel Beal was second (46.02), edging Tobias Oriwol (46.26). It was a 1-2 finish for Jayme Cramer and Andy Grant in the 200 yard backstroke. Cramer touched first in 1:46.89 (NCAA provisional time) followed by Grant (1:47.90).
Junior Michael McLean and sophomore Shaun Phillips turned in the fastest time in the 500 yard freestyle, as both touched the wall in 4:27.31 (NCAA provisional time). Senior swimmer Gary Marshall led the field in the 200 yard breaststroke, clocking in at 2:00.99.
In the final swimming event of the afternoon, the Cardinal once again posted the fastest time in the pool as the quartet of Jayme Cramer, Ben Wildman-Tobriner, Kyle Ransom and Andy Grant turned in a time of 1:21.49. ASU's Joona Puhakka won the one-meter diving event (403.58) followed by Stanford's Jesse Fonner (267.90). Puhakka also won the three-meter event (380.85) as Fonner placed second (327.98).
Stanford is back in action tomorrow in Tucson against Arizona at 1 p.m MT.
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