California Defeats Pacific 163-91

Oct. 4, 2002

BERKELEY - The University of California's men's swimming team (1-0) opened up the 2002-03 season with a 163-91 win over Pacific in a dual meet at Spieker Aquatics Complex. The Golden Bears captured every event, with freshmen Mike Cavic, Ryan Lean and Jens Thiele victorious in two events apiece.

Cavic won the 50-yard freestyle (20.53) and 100-yard butterfly (49.68), while Lean notched wins in the 1000 free (9:20.16) and 500 free (4:32.91). Thiele won the 100-yard backstroke (48.75) and 100 free (45.48).

Other winners for the Bears included seniors Joe Bruckart in the 200 free (1:40.37) and Quentin Byma in the 100-yard breaststroke (56.05), juniors Jeff Natalizio in the 200 back (1:50.90) and Keith Vogelgesang in the 200 fly (1:52.17) and sophomores Caleb Rowe in the 200 breast (2:03.41) and John Dorr in the 400-yard individual medley (3:59.85). The team also won both the 200-yard medley relay (1:34.13) and 200-yard freestyle relay (1:22.83).

The Bears will meet Pacific again Oct. 25-26 as the team travels to compete in the Pacific Invitational in Stockton, Calif.


200-yard Medley Relay1. California 1:34.13(Thiele, Natalizio, Hubbard, Lyon)2. California 1:35.31(Vogeland, Byma, Bruckart, Schmelzer)3. California 1:35.33(Cavic, Dorr, Lane, Lean)4. California 1:35.89(Gibson, Rowe, Delamare, Chase)5. Pacific 1:35.90(Russell, Wronski, Mills, Martinez)6. Pacific 1:39.23(Raimondi, Chiaro, Richardson, Ender)

1000-yard Freestyle1. Ryan Lean, Cal 9:20.162. Dorr, Cal 9:39.113. Whitfield, Pacific 9:51.864. Lamar, Pacific 9:55.625. Herlihy, Pacific 10:00.126. Schmelzer, Cal 10:01.63

200-yard Freestyle1. Joe Bruckart, Cal 1:40.372. Whitfield, Pacific 1:40.783. Lane, Cal 1:42.274. Russell, Pacific 1:45.64

100-yard Backstroke1. Jens Thiele, Cal 48.752. Cavic, Cal 50.843. Gibson, Cal 51.134. Radcliff, Pacific 53.585. Raimondi, Pacific 54.64

100-yard Breaststroke1. Quentin Byma, Cal 56.052. Rowe, Cal 56.133. Wronski, Pacific 57.414. Natalizio, Cal 58.015. Dunn, Pacific 1:02.746. Chiaro, Pacific 1:03.087. Selde, Pacific 1:03.57

200-yard Butterfly1. Keith Vogelgesang, Cal 1:52.172. Mills, Pacific 1:52.893. Delamare, Cal 1:53.074. Richardson, Pacific 2:02.47

50-yard Freestyle1. Mike Cavic, Cal 20.532. Martinez, Pacific 21.143. Lane, Cal 21.224. Hubbard, Cal 21.365. Lyon, Cal 22.096. Ender, Pacific 22.23

100-yard Freestyle1. Jens Thiele, Cal 45.482. Smart, Pacific 46.653. Martinez, Pacific 48.634. Ender, Pacific 49.44Ex. Lane, Cal 46.85Ex. Lyon, Cal 47.89

200-yard Backstroke1. Jeff Natalizio, Cal 1:50.902. Russell, Pacific 1:54.633. Radcliff, Pacific 1:59.244. Raimondi, Pacific 1:59.32Ex. Gibson, Cal 1:52.15Ex. Vogelgesang, Cal 1:56.88

200-yard Breaststroke1. Caleb Rowe, Cal 2:03.412. Wronski, Pacific 2;04.533. Chiaro, Pacific 2:17.174. Dunn, Pacific 2:17.715. Selde, Pacific 2:2.11Ex. Dorr, Cal 2;05.50Ex. Byma, Cal 2:11.32

500-yard Freestyle1. Ryan Lean, Cal 4:32.912. Smart, Pacific 4:42.373. Russell, Pacific 4:45.824. Herlihy, Pacific 4:51.395. Lamar, Pacific 4:53.30Ex. Schmelzer, Cal 4:48.11Ex. Bruckart, Cal 4:48.31

100-yard Butterfly1. Mike Cavic, Cal 49.682. Wronski, Pacific 52.423. Richardson, Pacific 52.714. Radcliff, Pacific 53.74Ex. Byma, Cal 51.55

400-yard Individual Medley1. John Dorr, Cal 3:59.852. Mills, Pacific 4:12.493. Whitfield, Pacific 4:22.344. Dunn, Pacific 4:29.17Ex. Vogelgesang, Cal 4:08.54Ex. Delamare, Cal 4:10.82

200-yard Freestyle Relay1. California 1:22.83(Bruckart, Cavic, Lane, Thiele)2. Pacific 1:27.593. Pacific 1:33.06Ex. California 1:27.56(Lyon, Hubbard, Lean, Rowe)Ex. California 1:28.32(Chase, Byma, Gibson, Natalizio)

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