JUNIOR IN 2004-05:Swam Cal's fifth-fastest 50 (19.96) and 100 (43.88) freestyles last year; both times were PRs...anchored the winning (2:52.87) 400-free relay in dual-meet win over Stanford; that time set a new Spieker record...swam his 100 free PR in fifth-place finish vs. Stanford...was 37th (20.08) in the 50 and 38th (44.47) in the 100 frees at NCAAs...an All-American after swimming the third leg of the eventual-champion 200-free relay that set a then-NCAA meet and pool record (1:16.49) in the NCAA prelim; a different Cal quartet set a faster mark in the final...at Pac-10s, was 11th in both the 50 (20.30) and 100 (44.41) frees...honorable mention Pac-10 All-Academic team member...third (23.38) in the 50-meter free in the Janet Evans Invitational.
NATIONAL: At 2005 U.S. Nationals, took 14th (23.65) in the 50-meter free...at 2005 U.S. World Championship trials, was 12th (23.31) in the 50- and 39th (52.45) in the 100-meter frees.
SOPHOMORE IN 2003-04: Sidelined by elbow surgery.
FRESHMAN IN 2002-03: Scored points for Cal at Pac-10s, tying for 11th place in the 100 free (45.08) and finishing 14th in the 50 free (20.45)...swam third leg of the 400-free relay that broke a Texas Invitational record (2:52.86).
REDSHIRTED IN 2001-02.
HIGH SCHOOL: A 2001 graduate of Redwood High School...helped his high school to four league titles and two CIF Division II runner-up finishes...played water polo...first-team All-Valley pick in swimming and water polo.
PERSONAL: Interdisciplinary studies major...parents are Tom and Terese Lane...born Feb. 24, 1983, in Visalia, Calif.
Why did you decide to come to Cal?
"It's an awesome school with an awesome team and great coaches at a great location."
What do you plan to accomplish and achieve while at Cal?
"I want to help win an NCAA championship title and make a world team by the end of my career at Cal."