No. 1 Men's Swimming Defeats CS Bakersfield, 164-97

Jan. 4, 2002

Stanford, Calif. - The top-ranked Stanford men's swimming team defeated Cal State Bakersfield, 164-97, this afternoon in a dual meet held at the Avery Aquatic Complex on the campus of Stanford University.

The Roadrunners are the defending Div. II National Champions.

Stanford kicked off the meet with a win in the 200y medley relay in a time of 1:30.57 (Randall Bal, Michael Bruce, Matt McDonald and Peter Marshall). In the second event on the day, Cardinal Matt Sorlien turned in a solid performance in the 1000y freestyle, winning in a time of 9:21.55.

Cardinals' Markus Rogan (1:39.78) and Jayme Cramer (1:41.03) finished 1-2 respectively in the 200 free. Dan Westcott (48.62) and Mark Siebert (51.25) took first and second in the 100y backstroke.

In the 100y breaststroke, Cardinal Michael Bruce placed first in a time of 56.22 while teammate Peter Lennox-King took second (58.38). Randall Bal finished first in the 50 free (20.55) edging out teammate Peter Marshall (20.65) for top honors. Jeff Guyman took first in the 100y freestyle in a time of 45.57.

Markus Rogan picked up his second first-place finish on the afternoon when he took top honors in the 200y backstroke (1:48.85).

Freshman diver Adam Peterson finished first in the one-meter diving event with a score of 200.25 while teammate Brian Ferris placed second (182.60).

The Cardinal are next in action in a dual meet against Michigan, Fri.-Sat., January 11-12 in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

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