March 9, 2009
BERKELEY - Nathan Adrian was named the 2009 Pac-10 Championships Swimmer of the Meet after winning the 50, 100 and 200 freestyle, and swimming the freestyle leg of Cal's conference champion 400 medley relay (an NCAA record time of 3:03.30), making the sophomore the Muscle Milk California Student-Athlete of the Week.
Adrian won the 100 free on Saturday in a Pac-10 meet record time of 41.64, topping the former mark of 41.96 set by the Bears' Duje Draganja in 2004. On Thursday, Adrian won the 50 free in a Pac-10 and American record time of 18.82, and on Friday won the 200 free in a time of 1:32.98. Adrian also swam the final leg of the Bears' record-setting 400 medley relay.
Muscle Milk California Student-Athletes of the Week