Men's Swimming & Diving

Fall Finale

AUSTIN, Texas – Sophomore Grant Shoults won the 1650-yard freestyle as the Stanford swimming and diving team concluded the fall season at the Texas Invitational on Saturday.

"We finished the fall strong with another great showing of character tonight, indicating we can use more rest heading into March," said Goldman Family Director of Men's Swimming Ted Knapp.

Stanford took four of the top seven spots in the 1650 free. Shoults won with an NCAA 'A' qualifying time of 14:39.59 which was just two seconds ahead of sophomore teammate and runner-up True Sweetser, who touched at 14:41.48. Johannes Calloni posted the 14th-fastest time in school history with a fifth-place finish of 14:52.59, and Liam Egan claimed seventh with a time of 14:58.33.

Abrahm DeVine was sixth in the 200 backstroke. The junior from Seattle, Washington, posted a season-best time of 1:41.31.

Senior Sam Perry also registered a season-best when he clocked a 42.54 to finish fourth in the 100 free. Stanford also placed second and third in the B final as Cole Cogswell finished 10th overall at 43.35, and Andrew Liang hit the wall at 43.44.

In the 200 breaststroke, Brennan Pastore was fifth with an mark of 1:55.69 – the best time of the season for the Cardinal. And in the 200 butterfly, Alex Liang was 11th with a time of 1:44.67, and Brad Zdroik was 14th with a finish of 1:45.91. All three were NCAA 'B' qualifying marks.

To wrap up the meet and the Fall season, DeVine, Perry, Cogswell and Andrew Liang finished third in the 400 free relay with an NCAA 'A' qualifying time of 2:51.00.

Stanford resumes competition on Jan. 12 at Avery Aquatic Center. The Cardinal will host Pacific at 11 a.m.