Stanford Swimmers Post Three Top Ten Finishes At Summer Senior Nationals
Aug. 3, 2007
The fourth day of competition at the 2007 ConocoPhillips USA Swimming National Championships came to a close on Friday after some very impressive races. Five Stanford swimmers competed in this evenings finals, posting three top ten finishes along the way.
In the 200 meter freestyle, Stanford swimmer Andy Grant earned a 12th place overall finish, fourth in the B-Final, with a time of 1:49.25. Michael Phelps (Club Wolverine) claimed the gold with a U.S. Open record and the eighth-fastest time in history of 1:44.98.
The 100 meter breaststroke saw Nate Cass claim a sixth place overall finish as he touched the wall in 1:02.48. Teammate Paul Zaich earned a tenth place finish overall, second in the B-Final, as he posted a time of 1:02.53. Brendan Hansen (Longhorn Aquatic) won the gold as he recorded the sixth-fastest time in history of 59.59.
Peter Marshall and Eugene Godsoe represented Stanford in the 100 meter backstroke finals. Marshall took ninth place overall, first in the B-Final, as he recorded a time of 55.67. Godsoe was not far behind in 11th place, third in the B-Final, with a time of 56.21. Michael Phelps (Club Wolverine) once again took the top spot as he swam the second fastest time in history of 53.01 to win the gold.