2017 Men’s Pac-12 Championships: Stanford Holds off Cal for Title

Photo Courtesy: Peter H. Bick

Stanford won the Pac-12 men’s championship on Saturday, finishing with 784 points. The Cardinal held off Cal, which was second with 767.

USC took third (657), Arizona State was fourth (531), Arizona was fifth (360) and Utah was sixth (257).

Here is what is happened:

Check out the results here.

1,650 freestyle

Stanford’s True Sweetser won the 1,650-yard freestyle to open the final night of competition. The freshman finished in 14:35.94.

Sweetser led a 1-2-3 finish for the Cardinal with Grant Shoults (14:50.06) and Liam Egan (14:57.47.

Arizona State’s Benjamin Olszewski took fourth (15:59.49), followed by Cal’s Pawel Furtek (15:05.60), Utah’s Matteo Sogne (15:12.54), Cal’s Ryan Kao (15:13.14) and Arizona’s Jerad Kaskawal (15:20.07).

200 back

Cal’s Ryan Murphy won the 200 backstroke in 1:38.07, beating the field by nearly a second.

USC’s Patrick Mulcare finished second (1:39.37), followed by Arizona State’s Richard Bohus (1:39.52), Stanford’s Patrick Conaton (1:41.01), Stanford’s Abrahm DeVine (1:42.08), Cal’s Andy Song (1:42.98), Utah’s Justin McArthur (1:43.03) and Arizona’s Thane Maudslien (1:43.33).

 

 1 Murphy, Ryan           SR CAL-PC            1:39.83    1:38.07  
  2 Mulcare, Patrick       SO USC-CA            1:39.44    1:39.37  
  3 Bohus, Richard         SR ASU-AZ            1:41.35    1:39.52  
  4 Conaton, Patrick       JR STAN-PC           1:41.24    1:41.01  
  5 DeVine, Abrahm         SO STAN-PC           1:41.72    1:42.08  
  6 Song, Andy             FR CAL-PC            1:42.84    1:42.98  
  7 McArthur, Justin       SO UTAH-UT           1:41.66    1:43.03  
  8 Maudslien, Thane       SR ARIZ-AZ           1:42.11    1:43.33

100 freestyle

Arizona State freshman Cameron Craig won the 100 freestyle in 41.95, holding off Stanford’s Sam Perry (43.30).

Cal’s Justin Lynch took third (42.49), followed by Cal’s Michael Jensen (42.63), USC’s Santo Condorelli (42.94), Arizona State’s Tadas Duskinas (43.00), USC’s Dylan Carter (43.07) and Arizona’s Jorge Iga (43.42).

  1 Craig, Cameron         FR ASU-AZ              42.39      41.95  
  2 Perry, Sam             JR STAN-PC             42.24      42.30  
  3 Lynch, Justin          JR CAL-PC              42.55      42.49  
  4 Jensen, Michael        FR CAL-PC              43.22      42.63  
  5 Condorelli, Santo      JR USC-CA              42.78      42.94  
  6 Duskinas, Tadas        SR ASU-AZ              43.18      43.00  
  7 Carter, Dylan          JR USC-CA              42.83      43.07  
  8 Iga, Jorge             FR ARIZ-AZ             43.08      43.42  

200 breaststroke

USC’s Steven Stumph won the 200 breaststroke in 1:53.08 to give the Trojans a boost.

Cal’s Hunter Cobleigh took second (1:53.51), followed by Arizona State’s Christian Lorenz (1:53.87), USC’s Ridge Altman (1:54.04), Stanford’s Matt Anderson (1:54.53), and a trio of Cal swimmers — Matt Whittle (1:54.67), Nick Silverthorn (1:55.69) and Carson Sand (1:57.93).

 1 Stumph, Steven         SR USC-CA            1:52.82    1:53.08  
  2 Cobleigh, Hunter       SR CAL-PC            1:55.68    1:53.51  
  3 Lorenz, Christian      JR ASU-AZ            1:54.88    1:53.87  
  4 Altman, Ridge          SR USC-CA            1:54.63    1:54.04  
  5 Anderson, Matt         SO STAN-PC           1:55.84    1:54.53  
  6 Whittle, Matt          JR CAL-PC            1:55.72    1:54.67  
  7 Silverthorn, Nick      JR CAL-PC            1:55.93    1:55.69  
  8 Sand, Carson           SO CAL-PC            1:55.77    1:57.93  

200 butterfly

Cal’s Andrew Seliskar won the 200 butterfly, clocking a 1:41.12 to hold off teammate Michael Thomas (1:41.83).

Arizona’s Justin Wright was third (1:41.88), followed by Stanford’s Jimmy Yoder (1:42.48), Stanford’s Tom Kremer (1:42.96), Cal’s Jack Xie (1:43.04), Arizona State’s Patrick Park (1:43.58) and Cal’s Matthew Josa (1:43.68).

1 Seliskar, Andrew       SO CAL-PC            1:42.39    1:41.12  
  2 Thomas, Michael        SO CAL-PC            1:42.71    1:41.83  
  3 Wright, Justin         JR ARIZ-AZ           1:41.91    1:41.88  
  4 Yoder, Jimmy           SR STAN-PC           1:42.92    1:42.48  
  5 Kremer, Tom            SR STAN-PC           1:43.96    1:42.96  
  6 Xie, Jack              FR CAL-PC            1:43.56    1:43.04  
  7 Park, Patrick          JR ASU-AZ            1:43.56    1:43.58  
  8 Josa, Matthew          JR CAL-PC            1:42.40    1:43.68

400 freestyle relay

Arizona State closed the meet with a win in the 400 freestyle relay.

Richard Bohus, Andrew Porter, Tadas Duskinas and Cameron Craig won the event in 2:48.95. USC finished second in 2:50.37, followed by Cal (2:50.55), Stanford (2:52.52), Arizona (2:52.79) and Utah (2:54.40).

Event 21  Men 400 Yard Freestyle Relay
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    School                                 Seed     Finals        
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  1 ASU-AZ  'A'                         2:53.33    2:48.95  
     1) Bohus, Richard SR             2) Porter, Andrew JR            
     3) Duskinas, Tadas SR            4) Craig, Cameron FR            
  2 USC-CA  'A'                         2:52.21    2:50.37  
     1) Carter, Dylan JR              2) Condorelli, Santo JR         
     3) Tribuntsov, Ralf JR           4) Malone, Reed SR              
  3 CAL-PC  'A'                         2:49.84    2:50.55  
     1) Lynch, Justin JR              2) Jensen, Michael FR           
     3) Seliskar, Andrew SO           4) Gutierrez, Long SR           
  4 STAN-PC  'A'                        2:52.70    2:52.52  
     1) Perry, Sam JR                 2) Kremer, Tom SR               
     3) DeShon, Spencer SR            4) DeVine, Abrahm SO            
  5 ARIZ-AZ  'A'                        2:53.37    2:52.79  
     1) Dobbs, Chatham SO             2) Iga, Jorge FR                
     3) Jones, Parks SO               4) Thorne, Nick JR              
  6 UTAH-UT  'A'                        3:00.01    2:54.40  
     1) King, Mckay SR                2) Phillips, Austin SO          
     3) O'Haimhirgin, Liam FR         4) Baker, Tommy FR
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