2017 Men’s Pac-12 Championships Day 2 Finals: Stanford Surges Into Lead

True Sweetser. Photo Courtesy: Matt Rubel of Rubel Photography

The Pac-12 men’s championships opened in Federal Way, Wash., with second-day finals.

Stanford has taken the lead with 387 points, followed by USC with 305. Cal is right on their heels at 292, while Arizona State is fourth at 228, followed by Arizona (126) and Utah (114).

A recap of the night is below. For full results, click here.

500 freestyle

Stanford’s Grant Shoults won the first event of the evening, the 500-yard freestyle in 4:10.67

He went 1-2 with teammate True Sweetser (4:14.11). Both Cardinal are freshmen.

USC senior Reed Malone took third (4:14.52), followed by another Stanford swimmer Liam Egan (4:14.71).

Cal’s Ryan Kao was fifth (4:17.00), followed by another Stanford freshman James Murphy (4:18.13), Arizona State’s Benjamin Olszewski (4:19.80) and Utah’s Rahiti De Vos (4:22.59).

1 Shoults, Grant         FR STAN-PC           4:14.02    4:10.67   20  
       23.00    25.20    25.69    25.91
       25.69    25.56    25.10    25.27
       24.93    24.32                  
  2 Sweetser, True         FR STAN-PC           4:17.92    4:14.11   17  
       23.86    25.43    25.63    25.78
       25.85    25.79    25.67    25.66
       25.38    25.06                  
  3 Malone, Reed           SR USC-CA            4:18.90    4:14.52   16  
       22.78    25.51    25.59    25.95
       26.13    25.67    25.86    25.71
       25.78    25.54                  
  4 Egan, Liam             JR STAN-PC           4:19.03    4:14.71   15  
       23.76    25.31    25.72    25.93
       26.00    25.98    25.82    25.94
       25.68    24.57                  
  5 Kao, Ryan              JR CAL-PC            4:16.17    4:17.00   14  
       23.62    25.26    25.76    26.21
       26.14    26.13    26.14    26.39
       26.00    25.35                  
  6 Murphy, James          FR STAN-PC           4:18.47    4:18.13   13  
       23.62    26.10    26.07    26.28
       26.62    26.40    26.36    25.72
       25.86    25.10                  
  7 Olszewski, Benjamin    FR ASU-AZ            4:18.49    4:19.80   12  
       23.72    25.44    25.94    26.20
       26.20    26.37    26.35    26.61
       26.52    26.45                  
  8 De Vos, Rahiti         FR UTAH-UT           4:20.97    4:22.59   11  
       23.39    25.29    26.19    26.57
       26.62    26.76    26.80    27.18

 

200 IM

Cal also had a 1-2 finish on Thursday as Andrew Seliskar (1:41.24) and Ryan Murphy (1:42.40) took the top top spots for the Golden Bears.

Stanford’s Abrahm DeVine was third (1:42.59), followed by Arizona State’s Cameron Craig (1:42.75), Stanford’s Tom Kremer (1:43.21), Cal’s Michael Thomas (1:43.31), USC’s Steven Stumph (1:45.05) and Stanford’s Max Williamson (1:45.28).

 1 Seliskar, Andrew       SO CAL-PC            1:43.88    1:41.24   20  
       21.92    25.00    29.45    24.87
  2 Murphy, Ryan           SR CAL-PC            1:43.96    1:42.40   17  
       22.09    24.92    30.29    25.10
  3 DeVine, Abrahm         SO STAN-PC           1:44.39    1:42.59   16  
       22.47    25.20    30.00    24.92
  4 Craig, Cameron         FR ASU-AZ            1:43.56    1:42.75   15  
       23.00    25.75    30.29    23.71
  5 Kremer, Tom            SR STAN-PC           1:43.82    1:43.21   14  
       22.34    25.95    30.33    24.59
  6 Thomas, Michael        SO CAL-PC            1:44.23    1:43.31   13  
       22.46    25.63    30.58    24.64
  7 Stumph, Steven         SR USC-CA            1:44.89    1:45.05   12  
       22.83    26.80    29.46    25.96
  8 Williamson, Max        SR STAN-PC           1:44.49    1:45.28   11  
       22.91    26.33    30.24    25.80

 

50 freestyle

Cal’s Pawel Sendyk won the 50 freestyle in 19.17, leading a 1-3-4 finish for the Golden Bears.

Stanford’s Sam Perry finished second (19.30), followed by Cal’s Michael Jensen (19.36) and Justin Lynch (19.36).

USC’s Santo Condorelli was fifth (19.27), followed by USC’s Dylan Carter (19.40), Arizona State’s Andrew Porter (19.45) and Arizona’s JP Beach (19.67).

 1 Sendyk, Pawel          FR CAL-PC              19.27      19.17   20  
        9.18     9.99                  
  2 Perry, Sam             JR STAN-PC             19.50      19.30   17  
        9.27    10.03                  
  3 Jensen, Michael        FR CAL-PC              19.55      19.36   15.5
        9.42     9.94                  
  3 Lynch, Justin          JR CAL-PC              19.57      19.36   15.5
        9.31    10.05                  
  5 Condorelli, Santo      JR USC-CA              19.49      19.37   14  
        9.30    10.07                  
  6 Carter, Dylan          JR USC-CA              19.63      19.40   13  
        9.39    10.01                  
  7 Porter, Andrew         JR ASU-AZ              19.67      19.45   12  
        9.36    10.09                  
  8 Beach, JP              JR ARIZ-AZ             19.70      19.67   11  
        9.62    10.05

 

200 freestyle relay

Cal’s Pawel Sendyk, Michael Jensen, Justin Lynch and Ryan Murphy won the 200 freestyle relay in 1:16.46.

Stanford was second (1:17.11), followed by Arizona State (1:17.20), USC (1:17.24) and Arizona (1:17.81). Utah was disqualified.

 1 CAL-PC  'A'                         1:16.94    1:16.46   40  
     1) Sendyk, Pawel FR              2) Jensen, Michael FR           
     3) Lynch, Justin JR              4) Murphy, Ryan SR              
       19.29    18.99    19.11    19.07
  2 STAN-PC  'A'                        1:18.48    1:17.11   34  
     1) Perry, Sam JR                 2) DeShon, Spencer SR           
     3) Liang, Andrew JR              4) Kremer, Tom SR               
       19.37    19.54    19.07    19.13
  3 ASU-AZ  'A'                         1:18.51    1:17.20   32  
     1) Porter, Andrew JR             2) Park, Patrick JR             
     3) Bohus, Richard SR             4) Craig, Cameron FR            
       19.56    19.41    18.86    19.37
  4 USC-CA  'A'                         1:16.88    1:17.24   30  
     1) Condorelli, Santo JR          2) Carter, Dylan JR             
     3) Tribuntsov, Ralf JR           4) Grissom, Kyle SO             
       19.47    19.16    19.19    19.42
  5 ARIZ-AZ  'A'                        1:17.13    1:17.81   28  
     1) Dobbs, Chatham SO             2) Beach, JP JR                 
     3) Idensohn, Chad SO             4) Anderson, Thomas FR          
       19.67    19.44    19.42    19.28
  6 STAN-PC  'B'                        1:20.42   x1:19.34  
     1) Ho, Ben FR                    2) Zdroik, Brad SO              
     3) Conaton, Patrick JR           4) Cogswell, Cole SO            
       20.22    19.61    19.79    19.72
  7 ARIZ-AZ  'B'                        1:20.43   x1:20.03  
     1) Bish, Blair SO                2) Iga, Jorge FR                
     3) Salerno, Matt SO              4) Richmond, Renny SR           
       20.49    19.71    19.86    19.97
  8 CAL-PC  'B'                              NT   x1:21.64  
     1) Fiepke, Jonathan SR           2) Gutierrez, Long SR           
     3) Grigorishin, Ivan FR          4) Farrar, Spencer SO           
       20.52    19.63    21.14    20.35
 -- UTAH-UT  'A'                        1:20.41         DQ  
     1) King, Mckay SR                2) Ungur, Paul JR               
     3) O'Haimhirgin, Liam FR         4) Baker, Tommy FR              
       19.84    19.40    19.57    19.87
 
                      Men - Team Rankings - Through Event 9                       
 
  1. Stanford University               387   2. University of Southern Calif      305
  3. Univ of California, Berkeley      292   4. Arizona State University          228
  5. Arizona, University of            126   6. Utah, University of               114
1 Comment

1 comment

  1. avatar
    Bill Bell

    If Shoults still 18 his tine breaks Phelos’ 17-18 NAG record of 4:12.23 from 2K4 (Speedo PV Swim Zone All-Stars meet), College Park, 03-07-04 )
    Phelps’ 500 pr is 4:10.43 from a meet @ Belmont Plaza in January of 2008.

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Dan D'Addona is the lead college swim writer for Swimming World. He has covered swimming at all levels since 2003, including the NCAA championships, USA nationals, Duel in the Pool and Olympic trials. He is a native of Ann Arbor, Michigan, and a graduate of Central Michigan University. He currently lives in Holland, Michigan, where he also is the Sports Editor at The Holland Sentinel.

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