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Arizona Swimmers Prove Hype on Day One of Trials
By: Arizona Athletics
Release: June 25, 2012
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June 25, 2012

OMAHA, Neb. -

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Four Ford/Zona swimmers advanced to the final round on day one of the U.S. Olympic Trials on Monday in Omaha, Neb.

Marcus Titus, Kevin Cordes and Clark Burckle all survived through preliminary and semifinal rounds to make up three of the eight competitors in a Tuesday night final.

In addition, Christine Magnuson finished in eighth in the 100 fly, also qualifying for the finals on Tuesday night.

The top two finishers in each event will qualify for the Olympic Games in London next month.

“We got the first day of trials off to a good start,” Arizona head coach Eric Hansen said. “We finished the first day with a ton of momentum. It’s a great start to our meet and we look forward to days to come.”

Competition will resume Tuesday, June 26 with the women’s 100 Back, men’s 200 Free, women’s 100 Breast, men’s 100 Back and women’s 400 Free in the morning and Women’s 100 Fly finals, Men’s 200 Free semifinals, Women’s 100 Breast finals, men’s 100 breast finals, women’s 400 free finals, men’s 100 back semifinals and women’s 100 back semifinals in the evening.

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Monday Semifinals Results

Women 100 Fly

            -Christine Magnuson 8th – 58.72

Men 100 Breast

            -Marcus Titus 5th – 1:00.49

            -Kevin Cordes 6th – 1:00.53

            -Clark Burckle 8th – 1:00.83

Monday Preliminary Results

Men 400m IM

            -Austen Thompson 19th – 4:23.98

            -Eric Solis 35th – 4:26.70

Women 100m Fly

            -Christine Magnuson 8th – 59.05

            -Whitney Burnett 20th – 1:00.04

            -Lauren Smart 45th – 1:00.75

            -Erin Campbell 49th – 1:00.85

            -Ashley Evans 112th – 1:02.49

Men 400 Free

            -Matt Barber 44th – 3:58.09

Women 400 IM

            -Shannyn Hultin 79th – 4:58.36

Men 100 Breast

            -Kevin Cordes 5th – 1:00.83

            -Clark Burckle 8th – 1:01.23

            -Marcus Titus 9th – 1:01.30

            -Adam Ritter 11th – 1:01.36

            -Ed Moses 21st – 1:02.02

            -Kevin Munsch – 1:02.27

            -Carl Mickelson – 1:02.79

            -Bart Steninger – 1:02.89

            -Kevin Steel – 1:03.28

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