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Senior Sendoff

Feb 13, 2021

Final Results

STANFORD, Calif. – Stanford women's swimming and diving picked up five wins and posted 19 NCAA provisional standards, but were unable to upset No. 1 California, Saturday at Avery Aquatic Center. The 10th-ranked Cardinal fell 178-117 in the team's only dual competition of the season.

The Cardinal picked up victories in the 1000 free the 500 free, 200 breast, and concluded the dual with a thrilling victory in the 200 free relay. Mia Paulsen also led the Cardinal by winning the 3-meter diving.
Morgan Tankersley picked up a win in the 1000 freestyle, taking control roughly 700 yards into the race for the two-second victory in 9:41.41.

Senior Brooke Forde capped senior day with a victory in the 500 freestyle, winning by more than two seconds in 4:40.35 – an NCAA provision mark. Forde also took second in the 200 free, setting a new personal best of 1:44.61, and the 200 IM (1:57.33).

Stanford was led by Allie Raab in the 200 breast, with the junior winning the event in 2:07.58. The quartet of Anya Goeders, Emma Wheal, Lauren Green and Lauren Pitzer held on to win a close race in the 200 free relay, defeating California's A-team by 42-hundreths of a second – 1:28.77 to 2:29.19.

In the diving pool, Paulsen won the 3-meter (315.38) and finished third in the 1-meter (269.33).

Prior to the meet, Stanford honored the senior class of Forde, Katie Glavinovich, Green, Hannah Kukugurya, Paulsen, Pitzer, Ashley Volpenhein and Grace Zhao. Kukugurya highlight of the day was a third-place showing in the 200 IM (1:58.90) while also finishing second in the 200 fly (1:55.31).

Glavinovich swam in the 500 free and 200 IM, while Volpenhein swam in the 50 free, 100 free and 200 free relay.

The Cardinal are scheduled next to compete at the Pac-12 Championships. The championships will be held Feb. 24-27, with the divers heading to Tucson, Ariz., and the swimmers heading to Houston, Texas.