Cardinal Finish Second Twice at Pac-10s

Feb. 24, 2010

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LONG BEACH, Calif-- No. 1-ranked Stanford is in third place after the first of four days at the Pac-10 Championships after finishing second in the 200 medley relay and the 800 free relay. The Cardinal have 112 points thanks to season bests in both events, behind the University of Arizona and USC, which both have 116 points.

In the 800 free relay, Kate Dwelley took over the lead for the Cardinal during the second leg, and Whitney Spence held onto the lead until late in the third leg when USC's Haley Anderson took over the lead in lane three. Despite a strong effort by Julia Smit, against fellow Olympians Hannah Wilson (Cal) and Katinka Hosszu (USC) over the final 200 yards, Smit finished second for a combined time of 7:00.45. USC won the event with a mark of 6:59.48.

The time was eight seconds better than the season-best for the Cardinal and two seconds short of the school-record set last season.

The Cardinal dropped the first relay of the championships to Arizona, as the Wildcats 200 medley time was 1:37.00, nearly ninth-tenths of a second in front of second place Stanford (1:37.86). Arizona also won the head-to-head in this event, in a dual meet the Cardinal eventually won a month ago.

The Championships run through Saturday, with the 500 free, 200 individual medley, 50 free and 200 freestyle relay set to take place on Thursday.

Complete Results Available Here:

http://www.socalswim.org/HTResults/2010Pac10Women/

Stanford at the Pac-10 Championships in Long Beach
WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 24

200 Medley Relay - 2nd
800 Free Relay - 2nd

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 25
Morning Session 1 - 11 a.m.
Preliminaries/Time Standard Trials

Evening Session - 6 p.m.
Live Streaming
500 freestyle
200 individual medley
50 freestyle
200 freestyle relay

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 26
Morning Session 1 - 11 a.m.
Preliminaries/Time Standard Trials

Evening Session - 6 p.m.
400 individual medley
100 butterfly
200 freestyle
100 breaststroke
100 backstroke
400 medley relay

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 27

Morning Session - 11 a.m.
Preliminaries/Time Standard Trials

Evening Session - 6 p.m.
Live Streaming
1,650 freestyle
200 backstroke
100 freestyle
200 breaststroke
200 butterfly
400 freestyle relay

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