Mar 7, 2013 12:57 AM by Andrew Masuda
Orcutt native Josh Prenot finished second in the 200 meter breaststroke final to help add valuable points for the University of California on Wednesday at the Pac-12 Conference Championships in Washington.
The Golden Bears, the two-time defending NCAA champions, captured the Pac-12 title with 825 points. They ended the Stanford men's dynasty. The Cardinal had won 31-straight Pac-12 Conference championships. Stanford finished with 20 points. Cal Poly finished eighth overall with 112 points.
Prenot finished the meet with a Pac-12 title in the 400 IM, a second place finish in the 200 breaststroke and a third place finish in the 200 IM.
Also on Wednesday, Cal Poly freshman Sonny Fierro posted a top 10 finish in the 1,650 yard freestyle at 15 minutes, 27.62 seconds. He met the provisional standard in qualifying for the NCAA Championships (15:30.39). The Arroyo Grande High graduate joined three other Mustangs who clocked provisional qualifying times in their events. At-large selections for the national championships will be announced on March 13.
Cal Poly freshman Dustin Bolt, an Atascadero High graduate, came in 20th in the 1,650 free with a time of 15:55.67.
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