LONG BEACH, CA, November 21. STANFORD men and Stanford women were both victorious at the UC Irvine Speedo Cup at Belmont Plaza in Long Beach.
The Stanford Cardinal men scored 1595 points at the three day meet. UC San Diego and Brigham Young had a close battle for second place as UCSD edged BYU with 1049.5 points to 1046 for BYU.
Among the more impressive swims on the men’s side were:
1650 Shaun Phillips STAN 15:14.57
Chris Knaute AirForce 15:21.40
Andy Grant STAN 15:30.17
200 Back Hongzhe Sun STAN 1:43.44
Jayme Cramer STAN 1:45.52
On the women's side, the Stanford Cardinal finished the meet with 1211.5 points for the victory, defeating the defending Speedo Cup champion Oregon State Beavers who finished in second with 1122 points.
Among the more impressive swims on the women’s side were:
200 Back Caroline Bruce STAN 2:02.29
100 Free Lacey Boutwell STAN :50.42
200 Breast Caroline Bruce STAN 2:14.21
200 fly Laura Davis STAN 2:01.00
400 Free Relay Oregon State 3:24.37 (51.09 lead-off)
Stanford freshman Caroline Bruce was named Female Swimmer of the Meet, and Stanford sophomore Hongzhe Sun was named Male Swimmer of the Meet.
The Cardinal dominance, both male and female, was such that they entered all their swimmers exhibition in several events after the team championship was secured.
The host Anteaters finished in fourth place for the women with 702 points. The Anteater men finished in fifth with 680 points.
2004 Speedo Cup Standings – Final
Oregon State 1122
UC Irvine 702
UC San Diego 680
Brigham Young 616.5
New Mexico 380
UC Davis 368.5
Air Force 343.5
Cal Baptist 280
New Mexico State 263.5
San Diego 218
UC Santa Cruz 173
Loyola Marymount 143
Cal Lutheran 72
UC San Diego 1049.5
Brigham Young 1046
Air Force 796.5
UC Irvine 680
Cal Baptist 599.5
UC Davis 310
UC Santa Cruz 308
Cal Lutheran 118
La Verne 86
Metro State 30