On Friday afternoon, the Avery Aquatic Center will come alive for Stanford men’s swimming and diving’s first dual meet of the season. The Cardinal will face No. 25 Wisconsin as the Badgers set out on a two-meet Pac-12 road trip.
The Cardinal delivered a dominating performance in its first meet of the season, coming out of the Pacific Invite in Stockton, Calif., with a sweep of all of the day’s nine events. Despite only participating in day two of the meet, Stanford racked up enough points to place second with 1,063 points, finishing just 16 points shy of the meet’s host, University of the Pacific (1,079).
A senior from Venice, Calif., Andi Murez is a three-time All-American and two-time NCAA Champion on the women’s swimming and diving team. Murez competes in the freestyle, backstroke and butterfly, spending anywhere from 15 to 20 hours per week in the pool for the Cardinal. Heading into her final year on the Farm, Murez sat down with The Daily to talk all things swimming, Stanford and steam tunneling.
The men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams had an impressive showing in back-to-back dual meets against Arizona and Arizona State at the Avery… Continue Reading »
In two joint meets over the weekend, the Stanford men’s and women’s swimming teams each notched victories over both Arizona and Arizona State. The No. 1 women’s team (6-0) defeated the No. 7 Wildcats, 178-114, and the Sun Devils, 174-120, while the No. 3 men (4-0) edged past Arizona, 155-143, and beat Arizona State soundly, 168-122.