Patrick Callan Discusses Decision to Move to Cal for 5th Year in NCAA

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US Tokyo Olympian Patrick Callan has announced that he will be transferring to Cal to use his COVID-19 fifth year. Callan made the announcement by placing the Cal Men’s Swimming and Diving Instagram handle in his own Instagram bio. Callan sat down with SwimSwam to explain why he made the move, emphasizing that he loves Michigan but after not performing the way he wanted to in multiple championship meets this season, he was feeling burnt out and ready for a change.


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1 month ago

Great move

1 month ago

Not very pog of him😔

1 month ago

Y’all are going to need the turn the comment off on this one 😂

LI Swim Dad
1 month ago

Why not ask about his of Jake Mitchell for leaving?

Reply to  LI Swim Dad
1 month ago

Because Callan is a hypocrite

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