Tempe, Ariz. -- The Arizona State men's swimming team returned from the NCAA Championships in Auburn, Ala., with a 10th-place finish. For the Devils, it is only a slight improvement from a 11th-place finish at last year's NCAAs.
Highlighting the Devils' effort at the championships was junior all-America Francisco Sanchez, who finished in 8th place in the 50 free (19.83), 14th in the 100 fly (47.67) and 8th in the 100 free (47.05).
In the relay portion, the team of Sanchez, Pablo Abal, Scott VonSchoff and Craig Hutchison garnered a third-place finish of 2:54.03 in the 400 free relay.
Sun Devil Finishes:
Event Swimmer(s) Time Place 50 free Francisco Sanchez 19.83 8th 100 fly Francisco Sanchez 47.67 14th 100 free Francisco Sanchez 47.05 8th 100 free Scott VonSchoff 44.70 40th 200 free relay Pablo Abal Craig Hutchison Francisco Sanchez Scott VonSchoff 1:18.63 5th 400 medley relay Pablo Abal Adam Guzauskas Guillermo Diaz De Leon Craig Hutchison 3:15.54 12th 200 medley relay Pablo Abal Adam Guzauskas Guillermo Diaz De Leon Francisco Sanchez 47.67 7th 400 free relay Francisco Sanchez Pablo Abal Scott VonSchoff Craig Hutchison 2:54.03 3rd