Four More Titles
FEDERAL WAY, Wash. & TUCSON, Ariz. – Five events were contested on day two of the 2022 Pac-12 Women's Swimming and Diving Championships, Thursday.
Stanford won four of those events and extended its lead to 99 points in the team race.
At the diving portion of the meet in Arizona, Carolina Sculti opened the day for the No. 5 Cardinal with a clutch victory on the 3-meter for her second Pac-12 title in the event. Sculti's score of 370.75 was 1.45 points ahead of second place.
Stanford's divers contributed 109 points to the team race on the day, as Daria Lenz joined Sculti on the podium with a third place finish with a score of 332.90. Freshmen Maria Papworth (324.70) and Lauren Burch (278.85) reached the final and scored fourth and sixth.
Back in Washington at the swimming portion of the meet, Stanford won three of the four swimming events contested on the night. The Cardinal has come away with six event titles.
Torri Huske led a 1-3 finish in the 200 IM and came within 11-hundreths of a second of the meet record to win her first conference individual title. Huske won in 1:52.42 – the sixth-fastest time in the nation – while Brooke Forde was third in 1:54.23.
In the 50 free, senior Anya Goeders finished tied for first in a time of 21.89 – a mark which ranks in the top 20 nationally – to touch the wall simultaneously with USC's Anicka Delgado. Taylor Ruck was third in 22.04, while freshmen Amy Tang (22.38) and Anna Shaw (22.58) also reached the championship final in the event.
The Cardinal closed out the night by winning its third straight relay of the Pac-12 Championships – the 200 free relay. Huske, Ruck, Tang and Goeders got off to a great start and swam the nation's fourth-fastest time in the event of 1:26.52.
To open the night, Morgan Tankersley finished second in the 500 free in 4:39.90 to move into the top 15 nationally in the event. Aurora Roghair was seventh in 4:43.72.
The Cardinal has scored 648.5 points through two days of the conference championships. No. 10 USC is second with 549.5 points, while No. 8 California is third with 486.5. The Pac-12 Women's Swimming and Diving Championships continue on Friday with the platform diving, 400 IM, 100 fly, 200 free, 100 breast and 100 back.