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Arizona Men's Swimming and Diving Moves up to Third Place at the Pacific-10 Championships
By: Arizona Athletics
Release: March 03, 2001
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LONG BEACH, Calif. (Mar. 2, 2001) -- The No. 7 University of Arizona men's swimming and diving team is in third place after the second day of the 2001 Pac-10 Championships with 346 points (two of the three diving events have been added to the scores, one meter and three meter). Stanford is in the lead with 589.5 points, followed by Southern California (462). California (339.5) fell to fourth place, with Arizona State (258.5) and Washington (122) in fifth and sixth, respectively. The meet is being held at the Belmont Plaza Olympic Pool in Long Beach, Calif.

In the 100 fly junior Roland Schoeman placed second in the championship final with a time of 47.51. Sophomore Jeff Dash placed first in the consolation final (ninth place overall) with a time of 48.23.

In the 200 medley relay Arizona brought home third place with a time of 1:28.57. The relay team consisted of junior Kris Souther, freshman Greg Owen, Schoeman and senior Jay Schryver.

Schryver placed seventh in the championship final of the 200 free, touching the wall in the time of 1:36.72. Placing first in the consolation final (ninth place overall) of the 400 IM was senior Tyler Painter (3:52.88). Souther won the consolation final (ninth place overall) of the 100 back with a time of 49.15.

The third and final day of the 2001 Men's Pac-10 Championships will be Friday, March 3, beginning with preliminaries at 11 a.m. PST. Finals of the final day will begin at 6 p.m. PST.

The 2001 Men's Pac-10 Championship may be seen on Fox Sports Net March 9, check your local listings for times.

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