Cal Men Receive 2011 NCAA Championship Rings

It’s better late than never. Almost 14-months after claiming their first NCAA Championship in 40 years, the Cal Men’s 2011 team received their NCAA Championship rings today. The Cal men had one of the more dominant-looking teams in recent history headed into the championship, and though Texas gave them a better run than anyone expected, the Golden Bears still took home the crown.

Above, check out the ring of Nathan Adrian, who scored or was a part of 205 of Cal’s 493 points, including individual titles in the 50 and 100 freestyle.

Nathan Adrian's 2011 Cal men's NCAA Championship Ring

Nathan Adrian's 2011 Cal men's NCAA Championship Ring

Nolan Koon's ring shows the front view.

Nolan Koon's ring shows the front view.

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GO BEARS! Love it!

Those are pretty badass.

Cathy Morley Foster

It was 31 years, but who’s counting! They’re gorgeous. Way to go, Bears!

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