The No. 5 Stanford men’s swimming team showed a promising ability to hang with No. 3 Cal, the defending NCAA runners-up, as it claimed victories in two of the six tri-events in the unofficial triple-distance meet — its final non-invitational meet of the fall. Although the results of the meet did not count towards either team’s record, it gave each team a chance to evaluate the other’s 2013-14 talent before the end of the fall season.
No. 4 Stanford women’s swimming and diving (1-0, 0-0 Pac-12) begins its defense of its conference title today as it welcomes the Washington State Cougars (0-0, 0-0) to Avery Aquatic Center for its first conference dual meet of the season.
After the Cardinal easily cruised past San Jose State in its season-opening meet last week, 138-100, it will look to continue a strong start to the season against a Cougar team that struggled to a 1-5 record in conference dual meets last season, with an average margin of defeat of a whopping 62 points.
The men’s swimming and diving team suffered a somewhat disappointing end to the season last weekend, as it finished outside of the top four in… Continue Reading »
Three weeks after seeing its historic streak of 31 consecutive conference titles snapped by two-time defending national champion Cal, No. 7 Stanford men’s swimming and diving returns to the pool today for the start of the biggest meet of the season, the 2013 NCAA Men’s Swimming and Diving Championships held at the IU Natatorium.
For the first time in 31 years, Stanford men’s swimming and diving failed to get its hands on the conference championship trophy.