Brooke Bishop And Desiree Stahley Compete At World Championship Trials

April 2, 2005

Indianapolis, Ind. - Current Stanford swimmers Brooke Bishop and Desiree Stahley competed Saturday on the second day of the long-course meters World Championship Trials being held at the IU Natatorium. Bishop was 17th overall after winning the 'C' finals in a personal-best time of 1:03.63. Stahley finished 52nd in the 200 free with a 2:05.60 mark.

Winners on the women's side Saturday were Natalie Coughlin of California Aquatics (100 back, 1:01.08) and North Baltimore Aquatic Club's Katie Hoff (200 free, 1:59.56), who won her second event in as many days after setting a new American record (2:11.24) to capture the 100 fly on the opening day of the meet Friday.

Former Cardinal swimmer Tara Kirk (2000-04) is the only Stanford associate scheduled to participate in the six-day meet, which runs through next Wednesday that has not competed yet. Kirk is slated to make her debut at the 2005 World Championship Trials in the 100 breast on Sunday with the 50 free and 400 IM also to be contested on the same day.

Current Stanford swimmer Kristen Caverly qualified for the World University Games team on the first day of the meet Friday by finishing fourth in the 200 IM. Caroline Bruce, Lauren Costella and Dana Kirk are also competing for the Cardinal.

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