Men's Swimming & Diving

Cardinal Cruises Past Cats

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TUCSON, Ariz. – Stanford won 12 of 16 events and earned a 178-115 win at Arizona on Friday afternoon at the Hillenbrand Aquatic Center.

"We're happy with today's result, many of our swims are right on track as we get closer to the postseason," said the Goldman Family Director of Men's Swimming Ted Knapp. "We're very excited to get back in the pool tomorrow."

Stanford's team of Patrick Conaton, Matt Anderson, Abrahm DeVine and Cole Cogswell (1:27.78) started the meet with a win in the 200-yard medley relay. True Sweetser (9:09.33) followed it up with a runner-up finish in the 1000-yard freestyle, followed by Johannes Calloni (9:13.71) in third and Matthew Hirschberger (9:16.31) in fourth.

Jack Levant (1:35.42) won the 200-yard freestyle by nearly two seconds over teammate James Murphy (1:37.37) with Mason Gonzalez (1:37.62) making it an all-Cardinal podium. Stanford made it two in a row with Conaton (48.23) taking the 100-yard backstroke ahead of DeVine (48.40) in second.

Stanford swept the top four spots in the 100-yard breaststroke, led by Arizona native Anderson (54.71). Hank Poppe (55.13), Daniel Roy (55.52) and Brennan Pastorek (55.83) followed, respectively.
Alex Liang (1:46.93) made it four in a row with Will Macmillan (1:46.96) completing the one-two finish in the 200-yard butterfly. Brad Zdroik (20.35) was the fastest swimmer in the 50-yard freestyle, followed by Cole Cogswell (20.50) in second place.

After the first break of the meet, Gonzalez (44.97) won the 100-yard freestyle ahead of Cogswell (45.16), who finished third. Conaton (1:45.42) earned his second win of the day in the 200-yard backstroke with Glen Cowand (1:49.03) and Jack Walsh (1:49.71) completing the top-three sweep.

Roy (1:58.90) touched first in the 200-yard breaststroke with Anderson (2:01.33) in third and Poppe (2:02.95) in fourth. Murphy (4:25.15) placed second in the 500-yard freestyle, beating out teammate Calloni (4:29.76), who finished third.

Zdroik (47.59) won his second race of the meet in the 100-yard butterfly before Alex Liang (1:50.53) touched first in the 200-yard individual medley. Stanford's team of Conaton, Cogswell, Zdroik and DeVine (1:20.24) wrapped up the meet with a win in the 200-yard freestyle relay, giving Stanford 12 wins on the day.

On the diving side of the competition, Pac-12 Diver of the Week Conor Casey (328.05) won the 1-meter while Noah Vigran (291.15) placed third. Vigran (290.25) led the way on the 3-meter springboard with Casey (262.50) in fourth place.

No. 7 Stanford returns to action on Saturday when it faces off with Arizona State in Tempe, Arizona. Live streaming is available at