Swimming and Diving

Tigers Tamed in Dual Meet at No.5 Stanford

Tigers Tamed in Dual Meet at No.5 Stanford



PALO ALTO, Calif. – The pacific men's swimming team faced #5 Stanford in a dual meet Friday morning at the Avery Aquatics Center.

The nationally-ranked squad defeated the Tigers 217.5-44.5.

Pacific scored in all 14 events in which they participated with Dylan Toy claiming the top finish of the day with his second place time of 46.56 in the 100 Free. Individually, Toy also scored in in the 50 Back, finishing fifth (24.25) and combined with Stewart Harrison, Mason Miller and Miles McKenzie for a third place finish in the 400 Free Relay. The foursome finished ahead of Stanford's B-team with a time of 3:04.11. 

The Tigers came in fourth and fifth in the 400 Medley Relay with Angel Alcala, Neil Franka, Harrison, and Miller registering a time of 3:27.46.

Yahav Shahaf, Franka, Miller, and Alcala each claimed Pacific's top time in multiple events with Shahaf paving the way with a third place finish (26.33) in the 50 Breast and a fifth place finish (1:34.46) in the 150 Breast. Franka snagged fifth in both the 150 Fly (1:22.58) and the 200 IM (1:55.89), while Mason was fifth in both the 50 Free (21.19) and the 50 Fly (22.62). Alcala finished fourth in the 50 Back (23.57) and was fifth in the 150 Back with 1:20.64 mark.

Michael Kang was UOP's top scorer in the 300 Free (2:45.04), while Brandon Yong contra

The men's swimming and diving team will return home Saturday, January 20 for its final home meet of the season against UC Santa Barbara. Competition is scheduled to begin at 12:00 pm, following recognition of eight Tiger seniors — Becca Aguilar, Lauren Atkins, Kenna Ramey, Jo Read, Neil Franka, Stewart Harrison, Max Peterson and Nick Zachmeier.

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