Events
    Feb. 7, 1997

    No. 7 USC Upsets Top-Ranked Stanford

    STANFORD, Calif. -- Sophomore Bela Szabados (Bekescsaba, Hungary/Florida Atlantic University) won two events to lead No. 7 USC (6-0) to a 124.5-116.5 upset over No. 1 Stanford (6-1) on Friday afternoon at deGuerre Pool.

    Szabados captured both the 100 freestyle (45.36) and 200 freestyle (1:38.78).

    USC led only 86.5-81.5 after nine events, but took control with a 1-2-3 finish in the 500 freestyle. Senior Jeff Julian (Palm Springs, CA/Walnut HS) won the event in 4:29.00 to give the Trojans a 1-2.5-84.5 advantage.

    Junior Sabir Muhammad (Atlanta, GA/Mohammed HS) led Stanford with victories in the 50 freestyle (20.78), 400 medley relay 3:19.88 and 400 freestyle relay (2:59.23).

    The Cardinal concludes its 1996-97 home schedule on Saturday when it hosts UC Santa Barbara at noon at deGuerre Pool.



    USC 124.5, Stanford 116.5

    400 Medley Relay
    1. Stanford A (Sabir Muhammad, Tom Wilkens, Matt Pierce, Scott Claypool)    3:19.88
    2. USC A (Brad Francis, Harvey Beckwith, Jeff Julian, Bret Awbrey)          3:22.10
    3. Stanford B (Tate Blahnick, Steve Ronson, Jed Crowe, Chris Olson)         3:22.22
    4. USC B (Goh Phuangthong, Dave Taylor, Cito Vasconcellos, Lance McPherson) 3:23.81
    1,000 Freestyle
    1. Kevin Radvany (Stanford) 9:10.42
    2. Kent Johnson (USC)       9:12.67
    3. Matt O'Mara (Stanford)   9:13.84
    4. David Meca (USC)         9:18.49
    5. Mark Kwok (USC)          9:22.39
    6. Jon Lischke (Stanford)   9:34.45
    200 Freestyle
    1. Bela Szabados (USC)          1:38.78
    2. Dod Wales (Stanford)         1:40.30
    3. Justin Ewers (Stanford)      1:40.89
    4. Josh Ilika (USC)             1:40.99
    5. Scott Jones (Stanford)       1:41.01
    6. Grzegorz Dolniak (Stanford)  1:41.18
    50 Freestyle
    1. Sabir Muhammad (Stanford)    20.78
    2. Jed Crowe (Stanford)         20.87
    3. Lenny Krayzelburg (USC)      20.87
    4. Scott Claypool (Stanford)    21.13
    5. Chris Olson (Stanford)       21.17
    6. Mike Williams (USC)          21.28
    7. Brian Moon (USC)             21.41
    200 Individual Medley
    1. Matt Thomson (Stanford)      1:51.78
    2. Brad Francis (USC)           1:52.38
    3. Chris Mylan (USC)            1:53.20
    4. Goh Phuangthong (USC)        1:53.59
    5. Glenn Counts (Stanford)      1:53.64
    6. Bret Awbrey (USC)            1:54.64
    7. Tate Blahnik (Stanford)      1:55.39
    8. Steve Ronson (Stanford)      1:56.05
    One-Meter Diving
    1. Tim Allport (USC)            168.25
    2. Andrew Harper (Stanford)     150.35
    3. Mark Michelin (Stanford)     146.85
    4. Ben Stiefel (USC)            145.00
    200 Butterfly
    1. Jeff Julian (USC)            1:47.26
    2. Mat Pierce (Stanford)        1:47.80
    3. Tom Wilkens (Stanford)       1:49.20
    4. Josh Ilika (USC)             1:49.41
    5. Cito Vasconcellos (USC)      1:49.87
    6. Blake Holden (Stanford)      1:55.44
    100 Freestyle
    1. Bela Szabados (USC)          45.36
    2. Lance McPherson (USC)        46.07
    3. Dod Wales (Stanford)         46.13
    4. Glenn Counts (Stanford)      46.28
    5. Mike Williams (USC)          46.53
    6. Scott Jones (Stanford)       49.69
    200 Backstroke
    1. Lenny Krayzelburg (USC)      1:45.81
    2. Brad Francis (USC)           1:47.24
    3. Tate Blahnik (Stanford)      1:48.55
    4. Justin Ewers (Stanford)      1:50.34
    5. Goh Phuangthong (USC)        1:51.71
    6. Casey Ketterling (Stanford)  1:52.22
    7. Matt Thomson (Stanford)      1:57.59
    500 Freestyle
    1. Jeff Julian (USC)            4:29.00
    2. David Meca (USC)             4:31.46
    3. Kent Johnson (USC)           4:31.50
    4. Matt O'Mara (Stanford)       4:33.25
    5. Mark Kwok (USC)              4:35.50
    6. Kevin Radvany (Stanford)     4:35.84
    7. Steven Neebe (Stanford)      4:38.25
    8. Jon Lischke (Stanford)       4:44.91
    Three-Meter Diving
    1. Tim Allport (USC)            197.95
    2. Andrew Harper (Stanford)     176.80
    3. Ben Stiefel (USC)            157.30
    4. Mark Michelin (Stanford)     154.45
    200 Breaststroke
    1. Tom Wilkens (Stanford)       2:02.82
    2. Blake Holden (Stanford)      2:04.94
    3. Chris Mylan (USC)            2:04.94
    4. Grzegorz Dolniak (USC)       2:05.70
    5. Harvey Beckwith (USC)        2:05.71
    6. Steve Ronson (Stanford)      2:07.20
    7. Casey Ketterling (Stanford)  2:12.32
    8. Eddie Durham (USC)           DQ
    400 Freestyle Relay
    1. Stanford A (Dod Wales, Sabir Muhammad, Justin Ewers, Scott Claypool) 2:59.23
    2. USC A (Bela Szabados, Lenny Krayzelburg, Bret Awbrey, Kent Johnson)  3:00.33
    3. Stanford B (Scott Jones, Chris Olson, Jed Crowe, Glenn Counts)       3:03.47
    4. USC B (Mike Williams, Lance McPherson, Brian Moon, Josh Ilika)       3:06.35
    5. Stanford C (Tate Blahnik, Stevett Neebe, Matt Pierce, Tom Wilkens)   3:14.69
    
    Records:
    USC 6-0
    Stanford 6-1