Nov. 7, 2007
STANFORD, CALIF. - The No. 7-ranked Cal men's swimming and diving team won four events against No. 3-ranked Stanford Wednesday at the non-counting Stanford "Triple-Distance" competition, held at the Avery Aquatic Center on the Stanford campus. Wednesday's meet was unofficial and will not count towards either team's dual-meet record.
Senior Jernej Godec was the Golden Bears' top performer, capturing the 50-yard butterfly in a time off 22.15, and tying the Cardinal's Austin Staab the 100 fly with a time of 49.53. Senior Dominik Meichtry placed first in the 500 free (4:37.13), and both Godec and Meichtry were members of Cal's 400 free relay that won with a time of 3:01.38. Senior William Copeland led-off the 400 free relay with a time of 45.40, senior Joe Whittington swam the second leg (45.31), Godec the third leg (45.05) and Meichtry swam the anchor leg (45.62).
Cal, under the direction of first-year coach David Durden, is 2-0 in home dual meet competition this season, topping Pacific, 133-116, on Oct. 5; and defeating Pac-10 opponent Washington, 153.50-106.50, on Nov. 2 at Spieker Aquatics Complex. The Bears will next travel to the Hoosier Invitational, Nov. 15-17, in Bloomington, Ind.