No. 4 Cal Men's Swimming Defeats USC, 158-127
Feb. 5, 2010
LOS ANGELES, CALIF. -
Led by two-event winners Nathan Adrian, Guy Barnea and freshman Tom Shields, the No. 4-ranked Cal men's swimming and diving team defeated Pac-10 rival USC, 158-127, Friday, Feb. 5 at McDonald's Swim Stadium in Los Angeles. The Golden Bears improved to 5-1 in dual meets this season behind juniors Adrian and Barnea winning their specialties, the freestyle and backstroke, while newcomer Shields was dominant in the butterfly. Adrian, the 2009 NCAA champion in the 50 and 100 free, won the 50 free in a time of 19.47 and the 200 free in a season-best 1:36.03. Barnea placed first in the 100 (48.14) and 200 (1:46.25) back, while Shields captured the 100 fly and 200 fly in career-bests 47.33 and 1:45.18, respectively.
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