Michigan’s Alex Vanderkaay Claims 400 IM Title

By Jason Marsteller

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota, March 16. MICHIGAN's Alex Vanderkaay held off a hard-charging Lucas Salatta of Florida for the 400 IM title, 3:40.89 to 3:41.08. The win gave Michigan its seventh 400 IM title in NCAA, the second-most behind Southern California's 12.

Virginia's Pat Mellors grabbed third place with a time of 3:42.03.

Auburn remained in first with 227 points, while Florida moved to second with 151 points. Stanford (134), Texas (127) and Arizona (122) comprised the rest off the top five.

Click here to hear from Vanderkaay following his win.

NCAA Division I Champ. Meet 3/16/2007 – 19:22PM

NCAA Men's D1 Championships – 3/15/2007 to 3/17/2007

Event 8 Men 400 Yard IM

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NCAA: N 3:38.15 3/24/2006 Ryan Lochte, FLORIDA

American: A 3:36.26 3/2/2006 Michael Phelps, Club Wolverine

US Open: O 3:36.26 3/2/2006 Michael Phelps, Club Wolverine

Pool: P 3:39.19 3/25/2005 Ous Mellouli, Southern Cal

Name Year School Prelims Finals Points

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=== A – Final ===

1 Vanderkaay, Alex JR MICH 3:44.81 3:40.89 20

23.62 50.39 (26.77)

1:19.05 (28.66) 1:46.59 (27.54)

2:17.42 (30.83) 2:49.04 (31.62)

3:15.41 (26.37) 3:40.89 (25.48)

2 Salatta, Lucas SO FLA 3:45.77 3:41.08 17

23.99 51.26 (27.27)

1:20.01 (28.75) 1:47.82 (27.81)

2:19.30 (31.48) 2:50.76 (31.46)

3:16.50 (25.74) 3:41.08 (24.58)

3 Mellors, Pat JR VA 3:44.61 3:42.03 16

23.70 51.14 (27.44)

1:19.26 (28.12) 1:46.82 (27.56)

2:18.14 (31.32) 2:49.80 (31.66)

3:16.35 (26.55) 3:42.03 (25.68)

4 Mangoni, Vanni SO USC 3:45.04 3:43.93 15

24.43 52.00 (27.57)

1:20.86 (28.86) 1:48.68 (27.82)

2:19.74 (31.06) 2:51.39 (31.65)

3:18.43 (27.04) 3:43.93 (25.50)

5 Ally, Bradley SO FLA 3:46.25 3:44.41 14

23.78 51.18 (27.40)

1:19.75 (28.57) 1:47.91 (28.16)

2:19.29 (31.38) 2:51.69 (32.40)

3:18.62 (26.93) 3:44.41 (25.79)

6 Grenda, Dane JR MICH 3:45.61 3:46.45 13

24.09 51.51 (27.42)

1:20.65 (29.14) 1:48.64 (27.99)

2:20.84 (32.20) 2:53.25 (32.41)

3:20.59 (27.34) 3:46.45 (25.86)

7 Gloeckner, Julius SO LSU 3:45.77 3:47.76 12

23.88 51.16 (27.28)

1:21.15 (29.99) 1:50.12 (28.97)

2:22.51 (32.39) 2:55.23 (32.72)

3:22.26 (27.03) 3:47.76 (25.50)

8 McDermott, Caleb JR TEX 3:45.58 3:47.84 11

23.68 51.47 (27.79)

1:20.42 (28.95) 1:49.55 (29.13)

2:23.06 (33.51) 2:57.22 (34.16)

3:22.77 (25.55) 3:47.84 (25.07)

=== B – Final ===

9 Klueh, Michael SO TEX 3:46.26 3:45.31 9

23.57 50.99 (27.42)

1:19.89 (28.90) 1:48.02 (28.13)

2:20.52 (32.50) 2:54.29 (33.77)

3:20.69 (26.40) 3:45.31 (24.62)

10 Nuess, Christopher JR ASU 3:48.36 3:46.28 7

24.62 52.72 (28.10)

1:22.26 (29.54) 1:50.82 (28.56)

2:22.21 (31.39) 2:53.86 (31.65)

3:20.67 (26.81) 3:46.28 (25.61)

11 Eckert, Mark JR CAL 3:47.55 3:46.63 6

24.09 52.03 (27.94)

1:19.65 (27.62) 1:47.25 (27.60)

2:19.44 (32.19) 2:52.11 (32.67)

3:19.72 (27.61) 3:46.63 (26.91)

12 Schultz, Andre FR MICH 3:46.65 3:47.09 5

24.31 52.04 (27.73)

1:20.38 (28.34) 1:48.02 (27.64)

2:20.96 (32.94) 2:54.68 (33.72)

3:21.33 (26.65) 3:47.09 (25.76)

13 Murry, Steven SO IND 3:47.84 3:49.09 4

24.95 53.22 (28.27)

1:22.25 (29.03) 1:50.66 (28.41)

2:23.10 (32.44) 2:56.19 (33.09)

3:23.43 (27.24) 3:49.09 (25.66)

14 Rouault, Sebastien JR GA 3:48.57 3:49.38 3

25.16 53.57 (28.41)

1:22.65 (29.08) 1:51.18 (28.53)

2:24.28 (33.10) 2:58.04 (33.76)

3:24.44 (26.40) 3:49.38 (24.94)

15 Nead, Kevin JR FLA 3:49.67 3:49.88 2

24.55 52.65 (28.10)

1:21.79 (29.14) 1:50.21 (28.42)

2:23.17 (32.96) 2:56.90 (33.73)

3:24.27 (27.37) 3:49.88 (25.61)

16 Brown, Jack FR ARIZ 3:47.57 3:50.56 1

24.58 52.98 (28.40)

1:22.52 (29.54) 1:51.35 (28.83)

2:23.87 (32.52) 2:57.35 (33.48)

3:24.21 (26.86) 3:50.56 (26.35)

=== Preliminaries ===

17 Knaute, Chris SR AF 3:49.88

23.95 51.11 (27.16)

1:20.39 (29.28) 1:49.03 (28.64)

2:23.36 (34.33) 2:57.65 (34.29)

3:24.03 (26.38) 3:49.88 (25.85)

18 King, Nathan SR OSU 3:49.99

24.23 52.70 (28.47)

1:22.63 (29.93) 1:52.76 (30.13)

2:24.38 (31.62) 2:56.88 (32.50)

3:24.37 (27.49) 3:49.99 (25.62)

19 Burckle, Clark FR FLA 3:50.04

24.78 52.60 (27.82)

1:22.20 (29.60) 1:51.06 (28.86)

2:22.80 (31.74) 2:55.13 (32.33)

3:23.21 (28.08) 3:50.04 (26.83)

20 Rathgeber, Geoff JR HARV 3:50.38

24.45 52.70 (28.25)

1:21.60 (28.90) 1:49.92 (28.32)

2:22.48 (32.56) 2:55.59 (33.11)

3:23.63 (28.04) 3:50.38 (26.75)

21 Maire, Romain JR PUR 3:50.45

23.49 51.04 (27.55)

1:19.48 (28.44) 1:47.36 (27.88)

2:20.36 (33.00) 2:54.52 (34.16)

3:22.58 (28.06) 3:50.45 (27.87)

22 Nevo, Gal SO ASU 3:52.87

23.96 51.49 (27.53)

1:21.64 (30.15) 1:51.60 (29.96)

2:24.23 (32.63) 2:57.25 (33.02)

3:25.49 (28.24) 3:52.87 (27.38)

23 Zoldak, Krzysztof JR PAC 3:55.63

24.41 52.87 (28.46)

1:23.36 (30.49) 1:53.37 (30.01)

2:26.26 (32.89) 3:00.75 (34.49)

3:28.47 (27.72) 3:55.63 (27.16)

24 Clark, Ian SR SMU 3:55.73

24.82 53.38 (28.56)

1:23.32 (29.94) 1:52.62 (29.30)

2:25.64 (33.02) 2:59.00 (33.36)

3:27.77 (28.77) 3:55.73 (27.96)

— Vayo, Louis JR CAL DQ

24.62 52.53 (27.91)

1:21.00 (28.47) 1:48.78 (27.78)

2:21.59 (32.81) 2:54.86 (33.27)

3:21.86 (27.00) DQ (25.80)

Men – Team Rankings – Through Event 8

1. Auburn 227 2. Florida 151

3. Stanford 134 4. Texas 127

5. Arizona 122 6. Northwestern 106

7. Michigan 96 8. Southern California 83

9. Tennessee 64 10. California 62

11. Ohio State 53 12. Minnesota 52

13. Georgia 41 14. Southern Methodist 38

15. Indiana 34 16. West Virginia 28

16. Virginia 28 18. Florida State 27

19. Alabama 22 20. Hawaii 17

21. California Irvine 16 22. Texas A&M 14

23. Purdue 12 23. Louisiana State 12

25. Arizona State 11 25. Miami 11

27. Wisconsin 6 27. Harvard 6

29. Brigham Young 5 30. Yale 3

30. North Carolina 3

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