Andrew Seliskar Anchors Cal to 200 Free Relay Victory

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In the first final of the night, Cal and NC State swam head-to-head for the first three legs, with the Bears only a tenth ahead of the Wolfpack with 50 yards to go. But Andrew Seliskar took over for Cal on the final leg, splitting 18.40 to secure the victory. Cal finished in 1:14.46, just off the NCAA record of 1:14.08 from 2009. The Bears relay also included Pawel Sendyk (18.84), Ryan Hoffer (18.43) and Michael Jensen (18.79).

NC State finished second in 1:14.78 with Nyls KorstanjeJustin RessJacob Molacek and Giovanni Izzo. Ress split 18.32 to buoy the Wolfpack and make up ground on Hoffer, the top seed for the 50 free final.

Texas took third in 1:15.11 with Daniel KruegerDrew KiblerJake Sannen and Tate Jackson, with Jackson anchoring in 18.38.

Indiana finished fourth in 1:15.41, followed by Florida State (1:15.92), Alabama (1:16.23), Ohio State (1:16.89) and Harvard (1:18.09). Notably, Dean Farris split 18.52 for Harvard on the second leg.

Event 2  Men 200 Yard Freestyle Relay
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         NCAA: N 1:14.08  28-Mar-09 Auburn
                          J Andkjaer, G Louw, K Norys, M Targett
         Meet: M 1:14.08  28-Mar-09 Auburn
                          J Andkjaer, G Louw, K Norys, M Targett
     American: A 1:14.50  22-Mar-18 NC State
                          R Held, J, Ress, J Molacek, C Stewart
   U. S. Open: O 1:14.08  28-Mar-09 Auburn
                          J Andkjaer, G Louw, K Norys, M Targett
         Pool: P 1:14.72  28-Mar-19 California
                          P Sendyk, R Hoffer, M Jensen, A Seliskar
    School                              Prelims     Finals Points 
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                            === Championship Final ===                            
 
  1 California                          1:14.72    1:14.46P  40  
     1) Sendyk, Pawel JR              2) r:0.15 Hoffer, Ryan SO       
     3) r:0.28 Jensen, Michael JR     4) r:0.04 Seliskar, Andrew SR   
     r:+0.65  9.07        18.84 (18.84)
           27.50 (8.66)       37.27 (18.43)
           46.11 (8.84)       56.06 (18.79)
         1:04.57 (8.51)     1:14.46 (18.40)
  2 NC State                            1:15.03    1:14.78   34  
     1) Korstanje, Nyls FR            2) r:0.10 Ress, Justin SR       
     3) r:0.22 Molacek, Jacob SR      4) r:0.19 Izzo, Giovanni SO     
     r:+0.61  9.11        19.03 (19.03)
           27.47 (8.44)       37.35 (18.32)
           46.09 (8.74)       56.16 (18.81)
         1:04.80 (8.64)     1:14.78 (18.62)
  3 Texas                               1:15.53    1:15.11   32  
     1) Krueger, Daniel FR            2) r:0.19 Kibler, Drew FR       
     3) r:0.22 Sannem, Jake SO        4) r:0.30 Jackson, Tate SR      
     r:+0.73  9.23        19.19 (19.19)
           27.87 (8.68)       37.81 (18.62)
           46.71 (8.90)       56.73 (18.92)
         1:05.35 (8.62)     1:15.11 (18.38)
  4 Indiana                             1:15.60    1:15.41   30  
     1) Apple, Zach SR                2) r:0.17 Blaskovic, Bruno SO   
     3) r:0.27 Samy, Mohamed JR       4) r:0.13 Hamblin, Brandon FR   
     r:+0.62  9.13        19.06 (19.06)
           27.91 (8.85)       37.84 (18.78)
           46.94 (9.10)       56.71 (18.87)
         1:05.50 (8.79)     1:15.41 (18.70)
  5 Florida St                          1:15.73    1:15.92   28  
     1) Pisani, Will SR               2) r:0.11 Ksiazek, Jakub FR     
     3) r:0.26 Muratovic, Emir SR     4) r:0.33 Kaleoaloha, Kanoa SR  
     r:+0.66  9.25        19.14 (19.14)
           28.12 (8.98)       38.20 (19.06)
           47.05 (8.85)       57.10 (18.90)
         1:05.96 (8.86)     1:15.92 (18.82)
  6 Alabama                             1:15.64    1:16.23   26  
     1) Howard, Robert SR             2) r:0.27 Disette, Sam SO       
     3) r:0.25 Berneburg, Jonathan FR 4) r:0.23 Waddell, Zane JR      
     r:+0.68  9.16        18.93 (18.93)
           27.85 (8.92)       37.90 (18.97)
           46.98 (9.08)       57.05 (19.15)
         1:06.29 (9.24)     1:16.23 (19.18)
  7 Ohio St                             1:16.48    1:16.89   24  
     1) Loy, Andrew JR                2) r:0.08 Gaziev, Ruslan FR     
     3) r:0.23 Chavez, Mossimo SR     4) r:0.14 Sugar, Ben SO         
     r:+0.66  9.43        19.43 (19.43)
           28.35 (8.92)       38.41 (18.98)
           47.45 (9.04)       57.80 (19.39)
         1:06.69 (8.89)     1:16.89 (19.09)
  8 Harvard                             1:16.43    1:18.06   22  
     1) Marcoux, Raphael JR           2) r:0.29 Farris, Dean JR       
     3) r:0.39 Gures, Umitcan FR      4) r:0.36 Goddard, Grant SR     
     r:+0.61  9.51        19.66 (19.66)
           28.49 (8.83)       38.18 (18.52)
           47.69 (9.51)       58.11 (19.93)
         1:07.44 (9.33)     1:18.06 (19.95)