AUSTIN, Texas – All-America honors went to three Stanford individuals and one relay during day two of the NCAA Swimming and Diving Championships held at the Lee and Joe Jamail Texas Swimming Center.
The efforts put Stanford in ninth place with 117 points heading into Saturday’s final round of competition. Saturday’s preliminaries begin at 11 a.m. (CT) with the 200 backstroke, 100 freestyle, 200 breaststroke, 200 butterfly and 400 freestyle relay. Platform diving prelims start at 1:30 p.m., early heats of the 1,650 free start at 4:45 p.m. and the evening finals kickoff at 7 p.m. The evening finals will be streamed live on ESPN3.
After Friday's events, Texas leads the pack with 318.5 points, six ahead of second-place Cal. Florida is third at 279 with Michigan’s 225 points good for fourth.
Tom Kremer won the B-finals of the 200 free, claiming an All-America honorable mention nod in 1:33.32.
David Nolan shelved fourth-place points in the 100 back after completing the final circuit in 45.21.
Off the 3-meter board, Kristian Ipsen (394.90) added another All-American performance and finished fourth. Bradley Christensen, who had 351.70 points in the prelims, was 19th overall.
Stanford shined in the 800 free relay with a 6:15.67, good for bronze. Drew Cosgarea, Thomas Stephens, Nolan and Kremer teamed to collect 32 points towards the Cardinal’s total.
Cosgarea touched 21st at 3:46.40 in the 400 IM. Gray Umbach (47.17) and Connor Black (47.23) took 32nd and 33rd, respectively, in the 100 fly.
Mason Shaw tied for 21st in the 100 breast at 53.30.
Stanford was 28th with a 1:27.64 in the 200 medley relay.