|| Daniel Beal
Seven-Time All-American: 200 Free - 2005, 2006, 2007; 500 Free - 2007; 800 Free Relay - 2005, 2006, 2007
Daniel Beal in the Stanford Record Book:
1. 800 Free Relay - (2007), 6. 200 Free - 1:34.75 (2006), 8. 500 Free - 4:18.11 (2006)
National Competition: Competed in the 200 meter free at the 2006 United States Swimming Championship ... A 2004 National Junior Team member ... A 2004 Olympic Trials qualifier.
2006-07 Season (Junior): Competed in three events at the Pac-10 Championship, finishing fourth in the 200 fly, sixth in the 200 free, and eighth in the 500 free ... Helped the Cardinal to a second place finish at the NCAA Championship meet as he earned All-American honors as part of the second place and American record breaking 800 free relay team ... Also captured a fourth place finish in the 500 free consolation swim, and a sixth place finish in the 200 free consolation swim at the NCAA meet.
2005-06 Season (Sophomore): Helped lead Stanford to its 25th straight Pac-10 title with a third place finish in the 800 free relay (swam the opening leg), fourth in the 200 fly, fifth in the 500 free and sixth in the 200 free ... Later gained All-American honors in the 200 free at the NCAA Championship ... Also competed in the 200 fly at the NCAA's ... Recorded Top 10 school times in the 200 and 500 free ... His time of 1:34.75 against California is sixth-best in school history, while his time of 4:18.11 at the Pac-10 Championship is seventh-best in Stanford history.
2004-05 Season (Freshman): A member of the school record and Pac-10 champion 800 free relay team (6:18.71) ... Finished fifth and sixth, respectively, in the 500 and 200 free at the Pac-10 Championship ... Took eighth in the consolation final of the 200 free (1:36.93) at the NCAA's ... Swam the leadoff leg on the 800 free relay team which finished fifth at the NCAA's (6:20.70) ... Won the consolation final in the 200 fly at the conference meet ... Set the Cal pool record in the 200 free (1:35.09).
High School: A 2004 graduate of Dos Pueblos High School in Goleta ... A four-year letter winner ... Captained the team his junior and senior year ... Coached by Chris Parrish and Jim Ranta ... A 17-time All-American ... Named team MVP his sophomore, junior and senior years ... CIF Champion in the 200 freestyle and 100 butterfly for two consecutive years ... Member of the CIF Div. 1 Champion swim team in 2004 ... The 2004 18-under national champion in the 200 freestyle ... A two-time CIF MVP ... Club coach was Ira Klein.
Cardinal Catalogue: History/Political Science major ... Named to the 2006 All
Pac-10 Academic team ... Parents are Steve and Patti Beal ... Hobbies include playing the flute ... Full name is Daniel Steven Beal.