Stanford swim coach Skip Kenney "selectively removed" the names and best times of 2006 graduates Michael McLean, Peter Carothers, Tobias Oriwol and Rick Eddy, as well as a 1989 performance by Jason Plummer from this year's media guide. Stanford athletic director, Bob Bowlsby, told reporters that the university's former media relations representative, Bob Vazquez, was equally responsible for the violation because of his role in producing the men's swimming guide. Further investigation lead to an interview with 2006 graduate, Michael McLean, and uncovered tension between Kenny and the former swimmer. 4 of McLean's times were erased for what he described as a lasting resentment that Kenny developed following a summer when McLean chose to intern rather than solely focus on training, even though it violates NCAA regulations to require student-athletes to train in the off season. When Kenney was interviewed by the student newspaper, he told them that the omissions were honest mistakes and were not a result of poor relationships with the former swimmers. This violation will lead to disciplinary action by the university after next week's NCAA men?s swimming championships in Minneapolis where Stanford could win it's eight nation title.
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