March 26, 1999
INDIANAPOLIS, IN - The No. 7 ranked California men's swimming team is in sixth place after the second day of the 1999 NCAA Men's Swimming Championships in Indianapolis, IN. The Golden Bears have accumulated 196.5 points, trailing only Auburn (341.5), Stanford (297), Texas (289.5), USC (206) and Arizona (206).
The Bears had some impressive individual performances. Junior Ratapong Sirisanont placed third nationally in the 400 individual medley with a time of 3:46.30. Cal also had two swimmers place fourth in the nation. Senior Dan Lindstrom broke his own school record and placed fourth in the 100 fly with a time of 46.79. Freshman Andrew Chan was fourth in the 100 breast with a mark of 54.25.
Cal also earned points by placing sixth in the 800 free relay (6:30.98 Mickey Murad, Bart Kizierowski, Sean Cargin, Lars Merseburg).
The NCAA meet will conclude Mar. 27. The Bears placed eighth in the nation in 1998.