Men's Swimming In Hold Of Sixth Place

March 2, 2001

(LONG BEACH, CA.) - - The University of Washington men's swimming teamcurrently holds 6th place after day 2 of the 2000-2001 Pac-10 Conferenceswimming and diving championships at the Belmont Plaza Pool. Huskies JustinAdrian, David Moilanen, Derek Rose and the 200 yard medley relay team allbroke school records.

Freshman Justin Adrian broke the 48.70 school, personal and careerrecord in the 100 yard butterfly event swimming an NCAA qualifying time of48.61, earning a 7th place victory.

Moilanen broke his career and school record time of 50.71 in the 100yard backstroke by swimming a time of 50.53. Freshman Rose also tied the newschool record. Both placed 18th in the event.

The 200 yard medley relay team placed 6th with a time of 1:39.88,breaking a previous school record of 1:31.63. Members of the relay teamincluded Derek Rose, Francis Tam (Santa Clara, Calif), Justin Adrian and TimCollins (Vancouver, Wash).

Several Huskies also broke UW 2000-2001 season records. Mark Pearson(Federal Way, Wash) placed 17th for the bonus finals in the 400 yardindividual medley with a time of 4:02.32, breaking the previous record of4:03.30. The 800 yard freestyle relay team placed 6th to break the seasonrecord of 6:52.47 by swimming in a time of 6:43.77. The team included JustinAdrian, Jamie Stone (Lake Stevens, Wash), David Moilanen, and Jeff Schmidt(San Diego, Calif).

The Pac-10 Championships continues with day 3 on Saturday, March 3,2001 at the Belmont Plaza Pool in Long Beach, California.

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