Previews & Recaps
NCAA 200 back, breast, fly records fall as Cal men power away to national title at night 3 finals
Cal’s Jeremy Bagshaw had a huge swim out of the early heats of the mile, taking 2nd overall and setting the tone for a Cal team that got hot at the perfect time to make an NCAA championship run.
Get ready for a nailbiter: Final projected scores show a 4-point Texas victory
Texas has hugely outperformed their seeds this week, and our projected scores show them winning, though the 4-point margin means this one should come right down to the wire.
2014 Men’s NCAAs: Murray, Murphy, Cieslak priming team battle at day 3 prelims
Texas’s John Murray, Cal’s Ryan Murphy and Florida’s Marcin Cieslak (pictured above) all hold top-2 seeds as their teams battle for the overall NCAA title on the meet’s final day.
Kalisz, Cordes with humongous record swims on day 2 of men’s NCAAs, team battle sizzling
Georgia’s Chase Kalisz smashed one of the most impressive American records on the books with a 3:34.50 in the 400 IM that won him his second NCAA title in the event.
As close as they come: Texas and Cal tied in Day 2 prelims scoring
Cal gained 46 points from seeds this morning, a big gain – but it still falls short of Texas, which picked up 76 and is projected to score the exact same amount of points as Cal tonight (not including diving and the 800 free relay).
Motivational Cal NCAA Highlight Video: Passion Has A Funny Way of Trumping Logic
The Cal Berkeley YouTube account posted a highlight video from the 2014 Men’s Swimming and Diving Championships. This inspiring two…
VIDEO INTERVIEW: Cal senior Tarczynski reflects on winning NCAA titles 3 of 4 college seasons
University of California senior Marcin Tarczynski capped off his college career with his third team NCAA title in four seasons.
VIDEO INTERVIEW: Duke’s Nick McCrory always keeps an eye on the scoreboard
Duke diver Nick McCrory said he was on the platform “doing the math” Saturday night to figure out what scores he needed to average to defend his platform title. McCrory outscored his math and won the event for the Blue Devils.
VIDEO INTERVIEW: Kyle Darmody got to race older brother while anchoring Auburn’s NCAA championship 400 free relay
Auburn freshman Kyle Darmody got to anchor a relay against his big brother (who swims for Texas) and came out on top, helping Auburn win a NCAA title in the 400 free relay.
VIDEO INTERVIEW: Michigan mile champ Connor Jaeger recaps Wolverine season
Michigan’s repeat NCAA 1650 champion Connor Jaeger talks about the year for the Wolverines, who had an up-and-down NCAA Championships but won two titles on Saturday.
2014 M. NCAA Championships 5 Big Things #4: Not a Single ‘Last Chance’ Qualifier Scores at NCAA’s
Texas freshman Will Licon was the only swimmer to qualify for the men’s NCAA Championships at a Last Chance Meet and wind up scoring at NCAA’s – and even he would have qualified without improving his 200 breaststroke time.
5 Big Things From 2014 M. NCAA’s #3: Relay Jumps Warp Team Scoring
The Arizona Wildcats were hit hard by a pair or relay DQ’s.
5 Big Things From 2014 M. NCAA’s #2: Swimming’s New Rivalry
The Cal men have won three of the last four NCAA titles, and the Texas men have been the runner-
5 Big Things From 2014 M. NCAA’s #1: Freshmen Class – Who Was Really the ‘Top Recruit’?
Cal’s Ryan Murphy certainly lived up to his top 10 billing at the 2014 Men’s NCAA Championships.
Hey Yuri, What’s That On Your Face?
Cal’s Yuri Suguiyama had a new look at the NCAA Championships this weekend in Austin.