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Jan. 24, 1998

ASU Swimming Drops Pair of Dual Meets

SAN FRANCISCO - The Arizona State men's and women's swimming and diving teams dropped a pair of dual meets to Pac-10 foes California and Stanford over the weekend.

On Friday, the men's team was edged by California 124-122 while the women's team was defeated 192-109.

Leading the men's team was freshman Matt Carter who posted a pair of first-place finishes in the 50 free (20.50) and 500 free (4:33.93).

In the diving portion, sophomore Allan Sonkin swept the 1- and 3-meter diving events for the Sun Devils.

On the women's side, the Devils were only able to come up with a pair -- Casey Murphy (1000 free, 10:07.48) and Camilla Johansson (200 back, 2:00.97) -- of first-place finishes.

Junior diver Katrina Pfeuffer continued her consistent winning ways, sweeping the 1- and 3-meter diving events.

The following day at Stanford the Devils would fair no better, dropping both matches (men 153-83, and women 202-98) to the top-ranked Cardinal.

Leading the Devils on the men's side was junior Francisco Sanchez who posted a first-place finish in the 100 freestyle (44.18).

For the women's team, Murphy took first place in the 500 free (4:55.32) and also was part of the Devils' relay unit (Murphy, Tiffany Houser, Anna Ericson, Carolyn Adel) that took first-pace in the 400 free relay ( 3:32.33).

In the diving competition, Pfeuffer recorded a pair of second-place finishes in the 1- and 3-meter diving.

The men's team drops to 2-4 while the women fall to 6-3.

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