No. 2 Men's Swimming and Diving Host No. 9 Michigan

Jan. 3, 2001

THIS WEEK:The No. 2 Stanford men's swimming and diving team hosts the No. 9 Michigan Wolverines this Friday, January 5 at 1 p.m. at the Avery Aquatic Complex. The Cardinal bring a 1-0, 0-0 Pac-10 record into the meet while the Wolverines check in at 1-2, 0-0 Big Ten.

ORDER OF EVENTS: 400 medley relay, 1000 freestyle, 200 freestyle, 50 freestyle, 200 IM, One-meter diving, 200 butterfly, 100 freestyle, 200 backstroke, 500 freestyle, Three-meter diving, 200 breastroke, 400 freestyle relay (Total points in meet - 243, Points needed to win - 122).

SCORING:The following point totals are awarded for each event in the dual meet. Individual Events - 1st (9 pts.), 2nd (4 pts.), 3rd (3 pts.), 4th (2 pts.), 5th (1 pt.)Scoring Relays - 1st (11 pts.), 2nd (4 pts.), 3rd (2 pts.)

ON TAP:Stanford will host CS-Bakersfield on Friday, January 12 at the Avery Aquatic Complex at 1 p.m. next week in continued action. The Cardinal will then travel to Arizona to open Pac-10 competition against the No. 12 Arizona State Sun Devils on January 19 in Tempe.

HEAD COACH SKIP KENNEY:Stanford head swimming coach Skip Kenney enters his 22nd season at the helm of one of the most successful collegiate programs in the nation. He has coached 86 All-Americans to 731 All-American honors, and has helped develop 19 individual NCAA Champions to 58 titles. Kenney has guided the Cardinal to 19 conference titles, which is the Pac-10 record for consecutive league championship in any sport. He has been named Pac-10 Coach of the Year 12 times in the last 18 years and is a six-time recipient of NCAA Coach of the Year honors.

1999-2000 YEAR IN REVIEW:Stanford went 6-3, 3-1 Pac-10 last season, notching their 19th consecutive Pac-10 Men's Swimming and Diving title and finishing fourth at NCAAs. Junior Adam Messner was crowned NCCA Champion in the 200 fly becoming the 10th Cardinal to win the title in that event. Ten swimmers earned All-America accolades as Stanford wrapped up its 19th straight season finishing in the top four nationally. At Pac-10s, freshman Randall Bal won the 100 and 200 back while fellow frosh Dan Westcott won the 100 fly. Junior Steven Brown took top honors in the 400 IM and the Cardinal captured three relay titles.

MEET RESULTS: Results from the Stanford/Michigan meet will be posted online on the Stanford website at the conclusion of the meet on Friday. (

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