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Trio of Stanford freshmen earn international medals

Stanford freshmen Curtis Ogren and Liam Egan combined for three gold medals and three silver medals at the Junior Pan Pacific Swimming Championships that concluded Sunday in Maui, Hawaii.

Egan won two individual gold medals, swimming a 3:52.59 in the 400-meter free and 15:15.53 in the 1,500-meter free. He was second in the 800 free with a time of 8:04.06.

Team USA, with Egan swimming the third leg, won the 800 free relay in 7:21.36.

Ogren earned silver medals in the 200-meter individual medley (2:02.21) and the 400 IM (4:20.17). He also won the 'B' final of the 200 back in 2:02.43.

Women's water polo

Stanford freshman Jordan Raney and the USA Youth Women's National Team won their first ever FINA Youth World Championship title following a 5-4 win over Canada in Sunday's championship in Madrid, Spain.

The gold medal caps an undefeated week for Team USA, which also beat Hungary, South Africa, Germany, the Netherlands and Greece en route to the title.

Raney scored three times in USA's tournament-opening 14-9 win over Hungary on Monday. Saturday, she contributed a tally in a stirring 12-11 shootout semifinal victory over Greece.

The gold medal marks the second major championship of the summer for the Women's Youth National Team as it earned gold at the UANA Junior Pan American Championship this past July in Riverside.

This was just the second ever FINA Youth World Championship, the USA Women took fourth place at the first edition back in December of 2012 in Perth, Australia.

— Palo Alto Online Sports/Stanford Athletics

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