Summer sports: Stanford swimmers, golfers; Gunn grads

Stanford sophomore Daniel Roy won the 200 meter breaststroke at the TYR Pro Swim Series in Clovis on Friday. Photo by John Todd/

Stanford sophomore Daniel Roy swam 2:10.43 in the men's 200 meter breaststroke on Friday night to win the event at the TYR Pro Swim Series in Clovis.

Roy, swimming for the Stanford-based Alto Swim Club, kept a steady pace and grabbed the lead after 150 meters, winning by .63 seconds.

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Tara Halstad/Stanford Athletics

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(See his winning race from USA Swimming.)

Stanford alum Tara Halstad placed sixth in the 200 meter butterfly. Halstad, who swims for Davis Aqudarts, completed the race in 2:16.24. Winner Kelsi Dahlia went 2:19.69.

Halstad also finished fourth in the B final of the 100 back with a time of 1:04.52.

Recent Gunn grad Jonathan Affeld finished second in the B final of the men's 200 butterfly with a 2:06.02. The winning time was 2:03.53.

Affeld, swimming with Alto, was sixth after 50 meters, fourth after 100 meters and third after 150 meters. He managed to out-touch Mexico's Mateo Gonzalez, who finished in 2:06.04 after a swift 31.56 final 50 meters.

Affeld was fifth in the C final of the 100 back, going 1:00.90.

Stanford graduate Patrick Conaton, swimming for the Burlington Aquatic Devilrays was second in the C final of the 50 free, finishing in 24.01.

Conaton was second in the B final of the 100 back with a time of 58.19. Cardinal sophomore Alex Baratto, a former high school national short course record holder in the 100 back, was third in 58.29.

Brown sophomore and former Gunn standout Michael Lincoln swam 4:08.28 to place sixth in the B final of the 400 freestyle.

Men's golf

Brandon Wu, after helping Stanford win the NCAA men's golf championship last month, made the cut at the U.S. Open, which is being held at the Stanford-friendly Pebble Beach Golf Links this weekend.

Wu was at 4-under during the second round before finishing with a 2-under 69 and a two-day total of 140. Stanford alum Tiger Woods is two strokes back at 142. Former Cardinal standout Joseph Bramlett missed the cut by a single stroke, shooting 73-72--145.

Wu is the top amateur in the field and one of just four who made the cut.

Track and field

Recent Gunn grad Jared Freeman recorded an overall 24th place finish in the boys' emerging elite discus throw at the New Balance National Outdoor Meet on Friday at Aggie Stadium in Greensboro, N.C.

Freeman, who qualified for the California state meet in both the discus and shot put, threw the discus 153-9 on his first attempt and was not able to improve on it. He was in ninth place following the first round.

Freeman will compete in Saturday morning's boys' shot put emerging elite in the third flight.

Field hockey

Stanford junior Corinne Zanolli recorded a goal but Courage dropped a 3-2 decision to Honor at the Young Women's National Championship in Lancaster, PA on the Friday.

Stanford grad Marissa Cicioni played for Spirit in its 3-1 win over Dream. The tournament is part of USA Field Hockey's national program.

— Palo Alto Online Sports

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