Downing the Devils
STANFORD, Calif. – No. 4 Stanford women's swimming and diving opened its final weekend at home with a 160-90 victory over Arizona State, Friday at the Avery Aquatic Center.
The Cardinal won 13 of 14 events on the day – which included both relays – opening the dual with a 1-2 finish in the 200 medley relay. The 'A' relay team of Regan Smith, Emma Wheal, Allie Raab and Taylor Ruck went 1:38.83 to set the day's standard.
Ruck was also victorious in both the 100 back (52.97) and the 200 back (1:54.33) to score 20.75 points for Stanford.
Showing remarkable range, freshman Torri Huske was victorious in the 1000 free (9:51.06), the 50 free (22.79) and the 200 IM (1:58.16). Her victory in the 1000 free paved the way for a 1-2-3-4 Cardinal sweep, with Morgan Tankersley (9:54.26), Aurora Roghair (10:04.16) and Isabel Gormley (10:11.62) following behind her.
Allie Raab (1:02.17) and Sam Tadder (2:16.37) won the 100 breast and 200 breast, respectively, with the later finishing second in the shorter event. Brooke Forde won the 500 free (4:46.93), and Janelle Rudolph won the 100 free in 49.99. Emma Wheal and Smith won the 100 fly and 200 fly, respectively.
The Cardinal closed out the meet with another convincing victory in the 400 free relay. The 'A' team of Amy Tang, Alex Crisera, Anya Goeders and Lucie Nordmann went 3:22.26, nearly six seconds ahead of the top Sun Devil quartet.
Competing as an exhibition, Julia Wortman (297.23), Daria Lenz (292.88) and Lauren Burch (280.65) competed on the platform.
Stanford closes out its home season tomorrow against No. 23 Arizona. The Cardinal will honor the senior class of Zoe Bartel, Brooke Forde, Anya Goeders, Daria Lenz, Lucie Nordmann, Allie Raab, Taylor Ruck Carolina Sculti and Morgan Tankersley prior to the meet.