Stanford Swimming Rolls Past Pacific


Stanford swimming kicked of 2020 with a convincing 198-82 win over Pacific in a dual meet on Saturday at Avery Aquatics Center.

The Cardinal won all 16 events with Grant Shoults, James Murphy and Conor Casey each winning two events.

Stanford started the meet with a win in the 200-yard medley relay – the team of Benjamin Ho, Brennan Pastorek, Alex Liang and Mason Gonzalez (1:29.19) touched first.

Matthew Hirschberger (9:20.03) won the 1,000-yard freestyle, followed by Murphy’s (1:39.33) win in the 200-yard freestyle. Ho (49.03) won the 100-yard backstroke before Pastorek (55.29) captured the 100-yard breaststroke. Shoults (1:48.50) won the 200-yard butterfly, Jordan Greenberg (20.80) won the 50-yard freestyle and Levant (45.26) was fastest in the 100-yard freestyle.

On the diving side of the competition, Casey won both the 1-meter and 3-meter springboard. Casey’s score of 356.48 won the 1-meter and his 311.18 total on the 3-meter made it two wins on the day for the sophomore.

In the 200-yard backstroke, Johannes Calloni (1:44.52) touched first and Daniel Roy (1:58.84) won the 200-yard breaststroke by over seven seconds. Murphy (4:29.54) won his second event of the day, the 500-yard freestyle, and Macmillan (48.79) claimed the 100-yard butterfly. Shoults (3:54.01) won the final individual event of the day in the 400-yard individual medley before the Cardinal’s team of Gonzalez, Greenberg, Macmillan and Will Tarvestad (1:22.46) won the 200-yard freestyle relay to wrap up the meet.

Stanford returns to action on Jan. 24 when it plays host to Arizona State at 3 p.m., followed by a matchup against Arizona at Noon on Jan. 25. Stanford travels to face USC (Feb. 8) before wrapping up its Pac-12 dual season against California on Feb. 22.


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