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Scholz Advances To 400 Free Final; Sets PR Time In Prelims

April 3, 2008

MINNEAPOLIS - Loyola freshman Phil Scholz swam the fastest time in the 400-meter freestyle preliminaries at the U.S. Paralympic Trials at the University of Minnesota Aquatics Center.

His time of 5:05.69 shaved over a second off his personal-best time and is the top seed fir the S11 category in tonight's final.

Scholz, a member of the Greyhounds swimming and diving team, is completely blind and working toward a place on the U.S. Paralympic Team that will compete at the Paralympics this summer in China.