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Bears Take Care Of Business Against Pacific

Oct 27, 2022
Destin Lasco won two events as the Golden Bears soundly defeated Pacific on Thursday at Spieker Aquatics Center.

BERKELEY – The No. 1 ranked California men's swimming team won all 14 events and easily defeated Pacific with a 179.5-88.5 victory Thursday afternoon at Spieker Aquatics Complex.

Cal bookended the meet taking first and second in the 200 medley relay (1:26.19) and the 200 free relay (1:22.14). The Bears had strong showings throughout the day, taking first and second in all but one race. Highlighting the strong performance was Destin Lasco who won the 200 free (1:36.61) and the 200 breaststroke (1:58.24). Gabriel Jett won 100 back (45.95) and the 400 individual medley (3:54.29).

Dylan Hawk and Forrest Frazier got the better of each other in their two head-to-head races. Hawk edged Frazier in the 50 free winning with a time of 20.88. Later in the meet, Frazier got the better of Hawk in the 100 fly finishing with a time of 49.90.
In the 500 free Jack Meehan edged out runner-up Michael Petrides in a terrific race. Meehan clocked in with a time of 4:28.02 just ahead of Petrides who finished with a time of 4:28.44.

Tyler Kopp won the 1000 free (9:19.05). Matthew Jensen won the 100 breast (55.12). Colby Mefford won the 200 fly with a time of 1:47.66. Trent Frandson won the 100 free (45.79) and Chris Jhong won the 200 back (1:48.48). Forrest Frazier won the 100 butterfly that was raced as an exhibition, he finished with a time of 49.90.

Cal 179.5, Pacific 88.5
200 Medley Relay – Bjorn Seeliger, Jacob Soderlund, Liam Bell, Jack Alexy (1:26.19)
1000 Free – Tyler Kopp (9:19.05)
200 Free – Destin Lasco (1:35.61)
100 Back – Gabriel Jett (45.95)
100 Breast – Matthew Jensen (55.12)
200 Fly – Colby Mefford (1:47.66)
50 Free – Dylan Hawk (20.88)
100 Free – Trent Frandson (45.79)
200 Back – Chris Jhong (1:48.48)
200 Breast – Destin Lasco (1:58.24)
500 Free – Jack Meehan (4:28.02)
100 Fly – Forrest Frazier (49.90)
400 IM – Gabriel Jett (3:54.29)
200 Free Relay – Dare Rose, Hank Rivers, Sebastian Somerset, Colby Hatton (1:22.14)
The Golden Bears will get back in the pool on November 4 when they travel to Stanford, Calif., to participate in the annual Triple Distance Meet.
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