No. 1 Men's Swimming Hosts San Francisco State On Friday

Nov. 8, 2001

ON DECK: The top-ranked Stanford men's swimming team (1-0) hosts San Francisco State in a dual meet on Friday, November 9 at 2 p.m. in the Avery Aquatic Complex.

ORDER OF EVENTS: Following is a list of the men's events for this dual meet: 200 Medley Relay, 1000 Freestyle, 200 Freestyle, 50 Freestyle, 200 IM, 100 Butterfly, 100 Freestyle, 100 Backstroke, 500 Freestyle, 100 Breaststroke, 200 Freestyle Relay.

LAST YEAR VS. SAN FRANCISCO STATE: Last season, the Stanford men's swimming team swept past San Francisco State, 119-69, in a dual meet held in San Francisco. A Stanford swimmer captured first in nine of the 11 events, including 1-2 finishes in six of nine races. The Cardinal was led by then-freshman Matt Sorlien (Tualatin, OR) who placed first in the 1000 free and 500 free while taking second in the 200 IM.

LAST TIME OUT: The Stanford men's swimming team took top honors at the Pacific Invitational in the Division I standings, despite competing only in Saturday's events. The Cardinal won 11 of 12 events on the day including all three relays. Junior Dan Westcott led the individual point standings with 80. He was followed by teammates Markus Rogan (70), Michael Bruce (62) and Jayme Cramer (62).

WORLD-CLASS SWIMMERS ON THE FARM: This year's squad will be anchored by several world-class swimmers including junior Randall Bal, who won a gold medal at the 2001 World Championships in the 50m backstroke. Sophomore Peter Marshall also won gold this summer at the 2001 World University Games in the 50m and 100m back. They are joined by sophomore Markus Rogan who took silver at the 2001 World Championships in the 200m back. Junior Dan Westcott was also busy this summer, representing the U.S. in the Goodwill Games in Australia. Freshmen Dan Trupin and Jayme Craymer were also in action this summer on the international circuit.

CAL DOUBLE DISTANCE NEXT WEEK: The Cardinal host the Cal Double Distance Meet on Thursday, November 15 at 2 p.m. at the Avery Aquatic Complex.

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