Cal Bears NCAA Records Among Pac-12 Conference’s “Plays of the Week”

Every Monday,the Pac-12 Network unveils their top 12 “Plays of the Week,” and after the women’s portion of the 2015 Pac-12 Swimming & Diving Championships, there were two NCAA Records down, and both made the conference’s list.

First came freshman Cierra Runge, who checked in at #6 on the list after breaking the NCAA Record in the 500 free with a 4:31.90. That moved her up to 4th in the all-time rankings in the event.

Then, at #4, the relay of Runge, Liz PeltonCaroline Piehl, and Missy Franklin checked in with their record-demolishing 800 free relay that swam a 6:50.18. That is the fastest 800 free relay at any level, and broke the NCAA, American, and U.S. Open Records in the event.

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