Brooke Bishop Second In 50 Free At Janet Evans Invitational
July 17, 2005
Los Angeles, Calif. - Current Stanford swimmer Brooke Bishop (2005-06 sophomore) captured second-place in the 50 free to highlight performances by Stanford affiliates on the third day of the 2005 Janet Evans Invitational on Saturday. Bishop clocked in with a time of 26.44 to finish second behind the winning mark of 25.90 posted by Courtney Cashion of Ford Aquatics-AZ.
Andrea Axtell (2005-06 freshman) led three Stanford affiliated swimmers in the 200 free, finishing 13th in a time of 2:04.94. Bishop (26th, 2:07.28) and Desiree Stahley (38th, 2:07.99), a Stanford junior in 2005-06, also competed in the event.
Alexa Merz (2005-06 freshman) was tied for 49th in the 50 free.
Hayley Peirsol (Novaquatics) won her third event in as many days with a victory in the 400 IM (4:48.50), while Lauren Medina (CAL-PC) picked up a win in the 200 free (2:01.96) and Yi Tang Slow (BSS-FL) captured the 200 breast (2:31.72).
The 800 free relay was won by TROJ-CA (8:22.47) with a team of Kalyn Keller (2:04.42), Cait Connealy (2:05.28), Emily Goetsch (2:07.62) and Rhi Jeffrey (2:05.15).
The meet concludes on the women's side Sunday with the fourth and final day of competition. The 100 fly, 100 back, 100 breast, 200 IM, 400 medley relay and 1500 free are scheduled to be contested at the McDonald Swim Stadium on the campus of the University of Southern California. The meet is the last of four stops on the Grand Prix circuit leading up to the FINA World Championships (July 24-31) in Montreal, Canada, and the World University Games (August 12-17) in Izmir, Turkey.
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