Men's Swimming Remains In Lead After Day Two At Aggie Invitational

Nov. 17, 2000

The third-ranked Stanford men's swimming team remained in first place after the second day of competition at the Aggie Invitational in College Station, Texas. Rounding out the top three are host Texas A&M (1,298) and Purdue (1,064).

Stanford opened the day with a second place finish in the 200 Medley Relay (Peter Marshall, Anthony Robinson, Bobby O'Bryan, Andrew Schnell) with a time of 1:30.64.

The Cardinal finished 1-2-3 in the 400 IM to sweep top honors. Steven Brown and Markus Rogan swam NCAA provisional qualifying times of 3:51.40 and 3:53.23 respectively. Teammate Matt Sorlien posted a 3:57.04 to finish third.

Senior Adam Messner and sophomore John Waters placed first and second in the 200 free with NCAA provisional qualifying times of 1:37.87 and 1:38.48 respectively.

Freshman Michael Bruce and senior Anthony Robinson swam NCAA provisional qualifying times of 56.14 and 56.17 respectively in the 100 breast to finish third and fourth.

Sophomore Randall Bal swam an NCAA automatic qualifying time of 47.81 in the 100 back as well.

Stanford ended the day of competition with a win in the 800 free relay (Markus Rogan, Greg Long, John Waters, Adam Messner) who combined to post an NCAA provisional qualifying time of 6:35.58.

Competition ends tomorrow with the last round of events. Prelims begin at 11 a.m.

Team Results (Day Two)1. Stanford (1,520.50)2. Texas A&M (1,298)3. Purdue (1,064)4. Kentucky (709.50)5. Penn State (706)6. Auburn (311)7. Texas (155)

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