Men's Swimming Defeats Bellevue Swim Club

Oct. 25, 2003

SEATTLE- The Washington men's swimming team opened the 2003 season with a 165-33 win over the Bellevue Swim Club this morning at the Husky Pool. The UW men won all 11 events, led by the senior men who picked up five individual victories.

Junior Jim Wolfe was Washington's only double event winner, picking up victories in the 200 and 500 freestyle races. He also teamed up with seniors Derek Rose and Justin Adrian and junior Lorant Divald to win the 400 freestyle relay in a time of 3:04.82.

Washington swept three events on the day, going 1-2-3 in the 400 IM, 100 freestyle, 500 freestyle and 300 breaststroke.

Senior Chris Monson won the 400 IM (4:12.24), followed by Hunter McCallister and newcomer Cejih Yung.

Adrian picked up the victory in the 100 freestyle (45.73), while Jared Osborne and Divald placed second and third, respectively.

Placing second and third in the 500 freestyle behind Wolfe were senior John Lyssand and McCallister.

Ekhoff posted the first place finish in the 300 breaststroke, while Davis and Monson placed second and third.

Other event winners included Lyssand in the 1000 freestyle (9:34.54), Rose in the 50 freestyle (21.38), junior Kevin Quinn in the 300 butterfly (3:08.24) and junior Diogo Bezerra in the 300 backstroke (2:52.15).

The Husky men also picked up a victory in the 400 medley relay (3:21.81) behind the efforts of Rose, Davis, Adrian and Ekhoff.

The Washington men return to action next week when they compete in the Big West Shootout, October 31-November 1, in Irvine, California.

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