Seventh-ranked Stanford glides past Pacific with 147-104 victory
STANFORD, Calif. -- No. 7 Stanford improved to 3-1 on the season with a 147-104 victory against Pacific on Saturday at the Avery Aquatic Center. Stanford resumes action Jan. 11-13 at the Bruin Diving Invitational in Los Angeles.
“It was nice to be racing [Saturday] after a very productive training camp the last few weeks,” head coach Greg Meehan said. “The team handled racing under early high levels of fatigue very well.
“It was also very nice to have Felicia Lee competing for the first time this season.”
Lee contributed to wins in the 100 back and 200 medley relays, the former of which came in 1:41.60 along with Maddy Schaefer, KC Moss and Jaynie Pulte.
Natalie Durant’s time of 10:13.24 won her the 1,000 free and edged out Fiona Majeau, who touched in at 10:14.67.
Andie Taylor (1:50.02) placed ahead of Allison Brown (1:50.42) and Allison Arnold (1:52.13) to give Stanford a sweep of the top three spots in the 200 free.
Lee won the 100 back in 53.92 in front of Megan Fischer-Colbrie (55.32) and Jessie Hammes (59.21).
Sarah Haase (1:02.40) and Moss (1:02.47) were first and second, respectively, in the 100 breast. Kaia Simmons (2:02.91) claimed top honors in the 200 fly ahead of Kirstie Chen (2:02.96).
Andi Murez (23.11), Katie Olsen (24.04), Julia Ama (24.53) and Haley Sims (24.75) led the pack in the 50 free. Schaefer (49.91) was victorious in the 100 free and Annemarie Thayer (1:59.80) topped the podium in the 200 back.
Olsen went 2:15.29 to win the 200 breast as Arnold (2:22.54) was second.
Majeau went 4:59.86 in the 500 free and Murez finished the 100 fly in 56.27. Taylor (4:18.54) shined in the 400 individual medley.
The 400 free relay saw a team of Pulte, Durant, Chen and Schaefer tap in at 3:29.18.