Big Performances By Dana Kirk And Brooke Bishop Cap Janet Evans Invitational

July 17, 2005

Los Angeles, Calif. - Current Stanford swimmers Dana Kirk (2005-06 senior) and Brooke Bishop (2005-06 sophomore) had big performances on Sunday's final day of the 2005 Janet Evans Invitational at USC's McDonald Swim Stadium. Kirk won the 100 fly in a time of 1:00.64 for her second win of the meet after a victory in the 200 fly on Friday. Bishop recorded a pair of personal-best times to finish second to Kirk in the 100 fly (1:01.60) and to Aya Terakawa (1:01.91) in the 100 back (1:03.20).

Andrea Axtell (2005-06 freshman) was ninth overall and victorious in the 'A Consolation' final of the 100 back (1:04.33) and 32nd in the 100 fly (1:05.28 prelims) competing for Texas Longhorns Aquatics, while fellow 2005-06 freshman Alexa Merz (WSTA-CA) also competed in the 100 back (91st, 1:14.32 prelims) and 100 breast (1:24.50 prelims).



Brooke Bishop recorded personal-best times with second-place finishes in both the 100 fly and 100 back at the Janet Evans Invitational on Sunday


Hayley Peirsol (Novaquatics) continued her winning ways with her fourth victory in as many days of the meet with a 1500 meter victory crown in 16:13.64. Yi Ting Siow (Bss-FL) won the 200 IM in 2:17.99 and Staciana Winfield was an individual winner in the 100 breast (1:09.89).

The TROJ-CA 400 medley relay team was a winner in 4:16.44 with a foursome of Joanna Fargus (1:04.47), Kristina Sieper (1:14.49), Emily Goetsch (1:01.91) and Rhi Jeffrey (55.57).

The meet was 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.

• Janet Evans Invitational Complete Results - Day 3

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