Stanford Men's Swimming Tops Pacific
Jan. 10, 2009
Stanford, Calif. - Stanford men's swimming improved to 3-0 with a convincing 124-69 win over Pacific on Saturday from the Avery Aquatics Center. The Stanford men won every event they were entered on their way to victory.
The meet led off with Stanford capturing the 200 yard medley relay with a time of 1:30.35. The team of Eugene Godsoe, Paul Kornfeld, Bobby Bollier and David Dunford staked the Cardinal to an early lead that they would never relinquish.
Following the relay, freshman Michael Zoldos captured the 1,000 free with a time of 9:19.22. He held off teammate Scotty Korotkin over the final few laps. Korotkin finished second with a time of 9:24.32.
The 200 free was won by Austin Staab despite swimming in the second heat. His time of 1:37.51 topped all eight swimmers in the first heat, including teammates Jason Dunford (1:39.06) and Rob Andrews (1:39.79) who finished second and third, respectively.
The 400 IM was won by Nate Cass, who was the only swimmer in the field to break four minutes. Cass finished with a time of 3:56.38, beating second-place Josh Charnin-Aker who finished with a time of 4:00.37.
Adding to his relay win in the 100 fly was Bollier who topped the field with a time of 49.66. Godsoe finished second with a time of 50.44.
In a tightly contested 100 free, Trepp held off teammates David Dunford and Coville to win the event in 45.77. Dunford finished at 45.78, while Coville's time was 45.83.
In the final event that Stanford swam officially, Charnin-Aker took the 100 back with a time of 51.68. He edged teammates Andrews (52.17) and Geoffrey Cheah (52.21) who finished second and third, respectively.
The 500 free was won by Matthew Lundy of Pacific, but Stanford's Michael Zoldos had the top time of 4:36.40 swimming unofficially.
The competition completed with Pacific winning the 200 free relay with Stanford swimming their teams unofficially.
Stanford next competes Friday, Jan. 23 when they travel to Tempe, Ariz. to face Arizona State in Pac-10 dual meet action. They do not return to the Avery Aquatics Center until Friday, Feb. 6 when they host Cal-State Bakersfield.