Cougar Men in Second Place After First Day of Speedo Cup

LONG BEACH -- After the first day of competition at the Speedo Cup the BYU men's swimming and diving team is in second place with a score of 264 and the women are in seventh place with a score of 182.

The men trail only third ranked Stanford who jumped out to a large lead, scoring 583 points on the first day. While the women trail Oregon State who is in first place with a score of 357 as well as conference rivals Colorado State (fourth) and Air Force (seventh).

The men took second place in the 400 medley relay with a time of 3:22.51, and Kurt Mullen (50 free) and Zach Anderson (500 free) placed third in their events. The men also had a strong showing in the 200 IM with Gary Tan placing fourth and Diogo Yabe placing fifth.

The women's team was successful in the 200 free relay, placing third behind UC-San Diego and Oregon State. In the 50 free, Nichole Tolley placed 11th followed by Hannah Plamer who finished 12th.

Team Scores

Men Women

Stanford 583 Oregon State 357

Brigham Young 264 UC-San Diego 315.5

CSU-Bakersfield 262 UC-Irvine 230.5

Pacific 141 Colorado State 208.5

UC-San Diego 140 San Diego 185

UC-Davis 118 Air Force 183

Cal Baptist 105 Brigham Young 182

Air Force 91 NMSU 123

UC-Santa Cruz 80 San Jose State 121

Pepperdine 108.5

Fresno State 68.5

Cal Baptist 63

UC-Santa Cruz 58

LMU 58