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Stanford's Egan gets high marks in U.S. Open Swimming

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Stanford senior Liam Egan won the 'B' final of the men's 400 free at the U.S. Open Swimming championships in East Meadow, N.Y. on Thursday night.

Egan, who missed qualifying for the 'A' final by .55 seconds, swam 3:52.17 in the finals, the fifth best time of day.

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The Stanford 'A' 4x100 relay, comprised of Andrew Liang, Benjamin Ho, Jack Walsh and Patrick Conaton placed fifth overall at 3:24.29.

Stanford sophomore Benjamin Ho swam in the prelims of the men's 100 free, swimming 51.17, good enough to qualify for one of the finals, though he did not swim in the finals. He did the same thing in the men's back, swimming 2:04.32 in the prelims.

Cardinal senior Patrick Conaton swam a qualifying mark of 2:02.90 in the men's 200 back, also a qualifying mark, though he did not swim in the finals.

Stanford junior Matthew Anderson went 2:15.68 to finish 10th overall in the men's 200 breaststroke.

Cardinal sophomore Erin Voss finished 10th overall in the women's 200 back, with a time of 2:11.90.

Stanford junior Jack Walsh swam 2:05.22 in the 200 back prelims.

At the USA Swimming Futures Championships in Santa Clara, PASA's Grace Tramack placed ninth overall in the 800-meter free, swimming 9:09.08.

PASA's men's 800 free relay placed seventh overall, with the team of Corban Rawls, Nathan Yates, Cyrus Morrison and Brooks Taner going 7:49.77.

The PASA women's 800 free relay, with Ashley Stahmer, Tramack, Clara Schulz and Sarah Snyder, finished ninth in 8:39.10.

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