Stanford Cages Badgers in Sweep of Wisconsin

STANFORD, California, November 2. MADDY Schaefer was responsible for three wins as No. 5 Stanford downed No. 23 Wisconsin, 159-130, for a women's swimming and diving dual meet victory Friday at the Avery Aquatic Center.

Schaefer posted individual wins in the 50 and 200 free while teaming to capture gold in the 400 medley relay.

The Cardinal improved to 2-0 on the season in dual meets and gets back into the pool at the Ohio State Invitational (Nov. 30-Dec. 2) to wrap up the fall portion of the 2012-13 slate. Stanford's divers will travel to the Arizona Diving Invite (Nov. 16-18).
The 400 medley relay squad of Schaefer, Katie Olsen, Haley Sims and Andi Murez went 3:47.11 to pick up the opening win on the day.

Wisconsin responded with a win in the 1,000 free as Jenny Holtzen touched first in 10:01.99. Allison Brown was second in 10:05.65.

The tides shifted when Schaefer (1:48.57) and Maya DiRado (1:48.98) claimed the top two spots in the 200 free.

Annemarie Thayer (55.09), Megan Fischer-Colbrie (56.12), and Murez (56.16) went 1-2-3 in the 100 back with Sarah Haase (1:03.17) and KC Moss (1:03.52) taking first and second in the 100 breast.

Stanford's winning streak continued in the 200 fly behind the efforts of Andie Taylor (2:02.30) and her first-place showing. Kaia Simmons was second in 2:02.83 with Kristie Chen finishing in 2:03.10.

Schaefer's second individual win came in the form of a 22.81 in the 50 free.

In 3-meter diving action, Stephanie Phipps (302.33) led a trio of Cardinal divers on top of the leaderboard. Sloane Brazina (270.23) and Alexandra Clay (252.45) were second and third, respectively.

Brazina (275.55) outscored the field in the 1-meter event, posting slightly more than one point over Lillian Hinrichs (274.13).

Wisconsin's Ruby Martin (51.36) and Ivy Martin (51.40) led the pack in the 100 free as Julia Ama (51.49) took third.

Hannah Ross (1:59.87) won the 200 back for the Badgers, touching in front of Fischer-Colbrie (1:59.87).

Olsen (2:15.29) and Moss (2:16.56) paced the field in the 200 breast with Taylor (4:55.53) holding off Thayer (4:54.54) for the win in the 500 free.

Jaynie Pulte (57.26) was second in the 100 fly as Julia Ama (57.71) earned silver for the Cardinal.

DiRado's 4:15.96 was the top time in the 400 individual medley.

Murez, Ama, Fischer-Colbrie and Sims teamed to go 1:35.49 in the 200 free relay to end the meet.

Third-ranked Stanford made its home debut of the 2012-13 campaign in grand fashion with a 184-104 domination of Wisconsin Friday at the Avery Aquatic Center.

A midweek Pac-12 Conference meeting with California now awaits the Cardinal (1-0), with Wednesday's dual meet at Avery Aquatic Center slated to begin at 3 p.m. (PT). Live results will be available at

Will Gunderson, David Nolan, Matthew Swanston and Aaron Wayne started the show by going 3:15.65 for the win in the 400 medley relay, nearly six seconds ahead of the Stanford's second-place tandem of Tom Kremer, Sebastian Wigstrom, Gary Umbach and Andrew Saeta (3:21.11).

Youth was served in the 1,000 free as Danny Thomson (9:07.31) finished first in front of Matt Thompson (9:25.98). Mitchell Stoehr's 9:31.87 gave Stanford a 1-2-3 showing in the distance event.

Bryan Offutt (1:39.28) led Stanford in the 200 free with a second-place performance and Swanston (49.52) touched first for a win in the 100 back, edging out second-place Saeta (49.57).

Mason Shaw (55.99) and Wigstrom (58.21) went 1-2 in the 100 breast.

Mack Montgomery (1:49.26), Kremer (1:50.14) and Thomas Stephens (1:50.28) teamed to top the field in the 200 fly.

Dashing to post a win in the 50 free was Jake Hartley (20.48), the first of the top four Cardinal swimmers in the standings. Sean Duggan (20.69), Jack Lane (20.76) and James Ross (21.56) followed suit.

Kristian Ipsen (400.95) put on a show off the 1-meter board to win the event. Ipsen saved his best performances on the day for the 3-meter, posting 406.80 points to lead the field.

Duggan (45.57) raced his way to first in the 100 free and Thompson (1:47.66) replicated the feat in the 200 back.

Shaw (2:02.81) stroked to gold in the 200 breast while Wisconsin picked up a win behind Michael Weiss' 4:26.97 in the 500 free. Wayne (48.15) flew by the field in the 100 fly.

Stanford finished the day with a 1:20.21 in the 200 free relay as Nolan, Wayne, Saeta and Hartley each turned in sub-21.00 second 50-yard dashes to top the field.

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