March 4, 2010
The Arizona State University men's swimming team earned three NCAA consideration times during day two of the Pacific-10 Men's Swimming Championships. Held at the Belmont Plaza Olympic Pool, the Sun Devils maintained their fifth place standing with 115 points. Stanford leads with 307 points.
Xavier Mohammed moved to fifth on ASU's all-time list in the 200 IM. The sophomore clocked in at 1:47.66 to move past current associate head coach Simon Percy for the fifth spot. Mohammed's time was good enough for 13th overall and is an NCAA consideration time. Max Laney swam 1:52.44 in the 200 IM.
Freshman Caleb Veazey earned an NCAA consideration time in the 500 free. The Dallas native touched the pad at 4:25.36 to finish 16th overall. With a time of 4:28.31, Adrian Kirkpatrick also earned an NCAA "B" cut in the 500 free. Grayson Repp clocked in at 4:28.7 in the "C" final and Yutaro Yamashita earned a time of 4:32.58.
In the 50 free, Jesper Akesson was the top ASU finisher. He reached the "B" final and finished in 20.57 in the preliminaries. Nolan Ruane won the "C" final after clocking in at 20.75. Jake Lehman (21.21), Marin Naranca (21.40), Andrew Schneller (21.69) and Stephen Estes also competed in the "C" final.
The Sun Devils will compete in the 400 IM, 100 fly, 200 free, 100 breast, 100 back and 400 medley relay tomorrow.