Men's Swimming & Diving

Fall Season Continues

STOCKTON, Calif. – Stanford's men's swimming and diving team was in action on Friday night competing in the Pacific Invitational at the Chris Kjeldsen Pool Complex.

The Cardinal, which checked in at No. 4 in the latest CSCAA top-25, won five events on the evening. Stanford's team of Benjamin Ho, Matt Anderson, Abrahm DeVine and Matthew Hirschberger (1:31.91) started the meet with a fourth-place finish in the 200-yard medley relay.

Andrew Liang (49.15) then placed third in the 100-yard backstroke, followed by Ho (49.35) in fourth place. Hank Poppe (56.14) won Stanford's first race of the meet, claiming the 100-yard breaststroke while Brennan Pastorek (57.54) was fourth.

Grant Shoults (1:38.50) picked up a win in the 200-yard freestyle, Sam Perry (1:39.23) was fourth and James Murphy (1:41.40), Liam Egan (1:42.08) and Johannes Calloni (1:42.28) rounded out the top eight.

Curtis Ogren (4:00.04) and Alex Liang (4:00.14) finished one-two in the 400-yard individual medley with Will Macmillan (4:03.73) in fourth, Pastorek (4:05.24) in fifth, Hirschberger (4:04.45) in sixth and True Sweetser (4:05.44) in seventh.

Sam Perry (20.32) clocked in at third place in the 50-yard freestyle with Andrew Liang (20.46) in fifth before Macmillan and Alex Liang (1:50.31) tied for the win in the 200-yard butterfly. Stanford's team of Andrew Liang, Cole Cogswell, Alberto Mestre and Perry (3:00.16) wrapped up the night in style with a win in the 400-yard freestyle relay.

Stanford accumulated 510 points on Friday night, well ahead of Denver (334.50), Pacific (285.50), BYU (202) and Fresno Pacific (134). The Cardinal only competed on Friday with the Pacific Invitational set to continue on Saturday.

Stanford returns to action on Friday, Nov. 10, when it travels to Berkeley, California, to swim its annual triple-distance meet with Cal at 1 pm PT.