O'Neil Wins Pac-10 Title, Bears Finish in Second
Feb. 24, 2007
FEDERAL WAY, Wash. - Senior Patrick O'Neil won the 200 fly title, as the Golden Bears finished second with 657 points on the final day of competition at the 2007 Pac-10 Championships in Federal Way, Wash. Stanford captured its 26th straight Pac-10 team title.
A native of Roseburg, Ore., O'Neil won the 200 fly with his time of 1:45.00, edging USC's Viktor Bodrogi (1:45.46). Also in the race, Justin Pollard finished sixth (1:47.43) and Matt Scanlan placed (1:47.50).
In the 200 back, Mark Eckert finished second (1:41.64), behind Stanford's Hongzhe Sun (1:41.64). Daniel Lysaught placed fourth in the 1650 free with his time of 15:21.04. In his first Pa-10 Championship, Nathan Adrian placed sixth in the 100 free (43.81).
The NCAA Championships are up next for the Bears, held on March 15-17 in Minneapolis, Minn.