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Men?s Swim and Dive Tied for Second-Place after First Day at Pac-10 Championships
By: Arizona Athletics
Release: March 03, 2005
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Long Beach, Calif. ?- The No. 8 Arizona men’s swim team completed the first two events of the 2005 Pac-10 Championships Wednesday evening at the Belmont Plaza Olympic Pool. The Wildcats are currently tied with No. 3 Cal for second place with 66 points.


            The 200-yard medley relay team composed of freshman Gerhard Zandberg, juniors Dave Rollins, Lyndon Ferns and Simon Burnett finished third with a time of 1:26.08, which is also an ?'A’ qualifying time for the NCAA Championships.


            In the 800-yard free relay, Ferns, junior Tyler DeBerry, sophomore Adam Ritter and Burnett finished second with a time of 6:23.91, which was good enough to beat the previous Pac-10 meet record, however Stanford took first-pace in the relay with a time of 6:18.17, setting a new Pac-10 record and Pac-10 meet record.


The Wildcats will continue competition at the conference championships tomorrow as preliminary action starts at 11 a.m. (PST) and finals will begin at 6 p.m.


Men - Team Scores - Through Event 2
1. Stanford University                  80
2. Univ. of California Berkeley     66
        2. University of Arizona                66   
 4. Univ. of Southern California     60
   5. University of Washington          56  
   6. Arizona State University          26


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