Gallagher, who took the program’s reigns in 1988, is retiring.
Transfers have been a major story of the NCAA offseason so far – but there’s likely many more in store.
Dannie Dilsaver of Lincoln, Nebraska has requested to be placed in the NCAA transfers database after swimming two years at Cal.
Wigdel also holds the Norwegian junior 200 free record.
Somerset placed 3rd in the 50 back at the 2019 Canadian Worlds Trials.
Cal’s recipients of the Pac-12 Tom Hansen Conference Medal for 2018-19 are Andrew Seliskar, who won three NCAA individual titles and was named the National and Pac-12 Swimmer of the Year, and Kristine Anigwe, the women’s basketball star who earned National and Pac-12 Defensive Player of the Year honors before being selected in the first round of the WNBA Draft.
Dunleavy will pursue other interests after two years with Cal.
Quite a few athletes, having just wrapped up their collegiate careers in the NCAA, shared what the future holds for them moving forward in the sport as professionals.
Gracie Felner has verbally committed to Cal for 2020-21.
Sam Perry, former Stanford captain and New Zealand representative announced his retirement from competitive swimming earlier this morning.
Hugo Gonzalez (above) is a little harder to project, given that he didn’t swim the 2018-2019 NCAA season.
Both Chitwood (center) and Botsford (right) joined Augie Busch’s staff when he was appointed head coach in August 2017.
7x All-American and Kansas State Champion Maximiano Hernandez-Nietling has committed to swim for University of Utah’s class of 2023.
Diving right into 2020: 170 student-athletes from the high school class of 2020 have already announced their verbal commitments to 42 colleges.
Nicole Oliva has verbally committed to Cal’s class of 2024.