Golden Bear in the Second After Two Days of Pac-10 Championships

Feb. 22, 2007

BERKELEY -- The fourth-ranked California men's swimming team finished the second day of the 2007 Pac-10 Championship in second with 229 points, in Federal Way, Wash.

In Thursday's action, Jernej Godec finished just shy of the Pac-10 title in the 50 free. Godec was clocked at 19.75 for second. Stanford's Ben Wildman-Tobriner won the event with his time of 19.23.

The 200 free relay team of William Copeland, Jernej Godec, Nathan Adrian and Joe Whittington, finished second with the team's season-best time of 1:18.05. Stanford won the race with its time of 1:17.50.

Daniel Lysaught finished fourth in the 500 free with his time of 4:21.69, while teammate Dominik Meichtry claimed seventh with his time of 4:25.99. USC's Larsen Jensen won the event with his time of 4:13.52.

In the 200 IM, Mark Eckert finished fourth with his time of 1:46.61. Adam Ritter of Arizona won the competition after being clocked at 1:45.51.

The Bears will continue action at the Pac-10 Championship on Friday, as they compete in the 400 IM, 100 fly, 200 free, 100 breast, 100 back and 400 medley relay. The meet is being held at Weyerhaeuser King County Aquatic Center.

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