Stanford Men's Swimming Completes Day 5 Of U.S. Olympic Trials

July 3, 2008

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    Omaha, Neb.- Stanford men's swimming continued their impressive meet at day five of the U.S. Olympic Swimming Trials. The Cardinal had two athletes finish sixth in the finals of the 100 meter freestyle and the 200 meter breastroke.

    In the 100 free Ben Wildman-Tobriner finished sixth after swimming a time of 48.80 seconds. Wildman-Tobriner will now look for automatic qualification to the Olympics in his best event, the 50 free, which opening rounds begin tomorrow.

    Swimming in his second final of the competition was John Criste in the 200 meter breaststroke. Criste finished sixth with a time of 2:13.87.

    Stanford had three competitors in the 200 meter backstroke. Eugene Godsoe (2:00.97) and Hongzhe Sun (2:01.01) impressed by advancing to the afternoon semi-finals. Peter Marshall also swam in the first round with a time of 2:06.00, but did not advance.

    In the afternoon semi-final, Sun finished 11th with a time of 1:59.68, while Godsoe finished 14th with a time of 2:00.86. Neither advanced to tomorrow's final.

    Stanford also had three swimmers in the first round of the 200 meter individual medley. Nate Cass led the Cardinal finishing 24th with a time of 2:04.09, while Josh Charnin-Aker (2:05.69) finished 43rd and Scott Lathrope (2:06.20) finished 51st. None of the three advanced to the afternoon semi-final.

    Several Stanford swimmers will be back in the pool tomorrow with the first two rounds of the 50 free and the 100 fly. In addition to Wildman-Tobriner in the 50 free, where he enters the meet with the top ranked time will be the 100 fly. In this event Godsoe, Patrick Simpkins, Austin Staab, and former Cardinal Jayme Cramer will look to advance.

    EVENT SCHEDULE

    Sunday, June 29

    11 a.m. - Preliminaries

    Men's 400 IM

    Women's 100 Fly

    Men's 400 Free

    Women's 400 IM

    Men's 100 Breast

    7 p.m. - Finals

    Men's 400 IM - Final

    Women's 100 Fly - Semifinals

    Men's 400 Free - Final

    Women's 400 IM - Final

    Men's 100 Breast - Semifinals

    Monday, June 30

    11 a.m. - Preliminaries

    Women's 100 Back

    Men's 200 Free

    Women's 100 Breast

    Men's 100 Back

    Women's 400 Free

    7 p.m. - Finals

    Women's 100 Back - Semifinals

    Men's 200 Free - Semifinals

    Women's 100 Fly - Final

    Men's 100 Breast - Final

    Women's 100 Breast - Semifinals

    Men's 100 Back - Semifinals

    Women's 400 Free - Final

    Tuesday, July 1

    11 a.m. - Preliminaries

    Women's 200 Free

    Men's 200 Fly

    Women's 200 IM

    7 p.m. - Finals

    Women's 200 Free - Semifinals

    Men's 200 Free - Final

    Women's 100 Back - Final

    Men's 100 Back - Final

    Women's 100 Breast - Final

    Men's 200 Fly - Semifinals

    Women's 200 IM - Semifinals

    Wednesday, July 2

    11 a.m. - Preliminaries

    Men's 100 Free

    Women's 200 Fly

    Men's 200 Breast

    7 p.m. - Finals

    Men's 100 Free - Semifinals

    Women's 200 Free - Final

    Men's 200 Fly - Final

    Women's 200 Fly - Semifinals

    Men's 200 Breast - Semifinals

    Women's 200 IM - Final

    Thursday, July 3

    11 a.m. - Preliminaries

    Women's 100 Free

    Men's 200 Back

    Women's 200 Breast

    Men's 200 IM

    7 p.m. - Finals

    Men's 200 Breast - Final

    Women's 100 Free - Semifinals

    Men's 200 Back - Semifinals

    Women's 200 Fly - Final

    Men's 100 Free - Final

    Women's 200 Breast - Semifinals

    Men's 200 IM - Semifinals

    Friday, July 4

    11 a.m. - Preliminaries

    Men's 50 Free

    Women's 800 Free

    Men's 100 Fly

    Women's 200 Back

    7 p.m. - Finals

    Men's 50 Free - Semifinals

    Women's 200 Breast - Final

    Men's 200 Back - Final

    Women's 200 Back - Semifinals

    Men's 200 IM - Final

    Women's 100 Free - Final

    Men's 100 Fly - Semifinals

    Saturday, July 5

    11 a.m. - Preliminaries

    Women's 50 Free

    Men's 1500 Free

    7 p.m. - Finals

    Women's 200 Back - Final

    Men's 100 Fly - Final

    Women's 800 Free - Final

    Men's 50 Free - Final

    Women's 50 Free - Semifinals

    Sunday, July 6

    11 a.m. - Preliminaries

    No session

    7 p.m. - Finals

    Women's 50 Free - Final

    Men's 1500 Free - Final

    TELEVISION SCHEDULE

    Airdate Time Network

    Sunday, June 29 8:00-9:00 pm ET NBC

    Monday, June 30 8:00-9:00 pm ET USA

    Tuesday, July 1 8:00-9:00 pm ET USA

    Wednesday, July 2 8:00-9:00 pm ET USA

    Thursday, July 3 8:00-9:00 pm ET USA

    Friday, July 4 8:00-9:00 pm ET NBC

    Saturday, July 5 8:00-9:00 pm ET NBC

    Sunday, July 6 8:00-9:00 pm ET NBC

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