Jan. 11, 2002
Ann Arbor, Mich. - The top-ranked Stanford men's swimming and diving team competed against No. 12 Michigan on Friday night in a non-scoring exhibition in preparation for Saturday's 1 p.m. (EST) dual meet. The Cardinal established two Canham Natatorium pool records in the 100-yard backstroke and the 400-yard individual medley while also racking up two NCAA automatic qualifying times and 11 NCAA consideration times.
Stanford swept the eight swimming events, lead by sophomore Peter Marshall in the 100-yard backstroke. Marshall posted a new pool record with a time of 46.92, which broke the previous record of 47.32 set in 1996. Marshall's teammate, Randall Ball, added an NCAA automatic qualifying mark in the event with a posting of 47.50.
Markus Rogan also broke a pool record in the 400-yard individual medley. Rogan swam the event in 3:48.81 to break the previous mark of 3:49.16. He also teamed up with Dan Trupin, Andrew Schnell and John Waters to win the 800-yard freestyle relay in 6:32.86.
Stanford's team of Dan Westcott, Michael Bruce, Matt McDonald and Bobby O'Bryan took first place with a time of 1:28.91 in the 200-yard medley. Jeff Guyman, Ball, O'Bryan and Marshall completed the Cardinal's sweep of relay events. The team posted a time of 1:20.25 in the 200 free.
The Cardinal will be in action tomorrow against Michigan in Ann Arbor.