Men's Swimming Ends Up Third At the Husker Shoot Out

Nov. 19, 2000

SEATTLE - The University of Washington men's swimming team completed final day action of the Husker Shoot Out in third place overall Sunday in Lincoln, Neb. The University of Nevada-Las Vegas edged host Nebraska in the last event to win the meet 344-340, while the Huskies finished third with 290 points at the meet held in the Bob Devaney Sports Center Pool.

Husky senior co-captain Francis Tam (Santa Clara, Calif.) won his third event of the meet, claiming the 200-yard backstroke in 1:51.13 after winning the 200 individual medley on Friday and the 100-yard backstroke on Saturday. Freshman Luke Ekhoff (Portland, Ore.) joined Tam in the winners' circle with a season-best 2:02.87 en route to a first-place finish in the 200-yard breaststroke.

Freshman John Lyssand (Gig Harbor, Wash.) opened the day with a fifth place in the 1650 freestyle (16:27.47). Senior Jamie Stone (Lake Stevens, Wash.) and freshman Justin Adrian (Bremerton, Wash.) each finished impressive meets by coming in fourth in the 100 freestyle (46.42) and the 200-yard butterfly (1:54.35), respectively.

The UW swimming team will be back in action for the 52nd annual Husky Invitational, December 1-3, in Federal Way, Wash.

Final Team Results


1. UNLV - 344

2. Nebraska - 340

3. Washington - 290

4. Kenyon College - 270

5. Drury University - 243

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