Cal “Making Making Chicken Salad” on Day 2 of 2016 NCAAs (VIDEO)


After 2 days at the 2016 NCAA Swimming & Diving Championships, Cal coach Dave Durden was optimistic about his team’s performance.

Besides the obvious, mentioning the American Record of Ryan Murphy on the 400 medley relay leadoff, Durden talked about making “chicken salad” with a 4th-place finish in the 200 free relay – translated as cobbling together four swimmers not known as sprint freestylers into a decent relay.

After 2 days of the meet, Cal sits in 3rd-place with 142 points, behind Florida’s 164 points and Texas’ 209 points

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Braden Keith is the Editor-in-Chief and a co-founder of He first got his feet wet by building The Swimmers' Circle beginning in January 2010, and now comes to SwimSwam to use that experience and help build a new leader in the sport of swimming. Aside from his life on the InterWet, …

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