Ayla Spitz

Six Pool Records Go Down as Cal Beats UC San Diego 170-92 in Women’s Dual Meet

The Canyonview Aquatic Center pool record board got rewritten, seeing Cal down four pool records and UCSD two.


Summer Juniors Qualifier Adriana Smith (2024) Verbally Commits to Nearby Cal

Orinda Aquatics’ Adriana Smith won’t have far to travel when she joins the Cal Bears in the fall of 2024.


Cal Takes Down a Pair of Gibb Pool Records in Pac-12 Dual with Washington State

First, star backstroker Isabelle Stadden swam a 53.90 to win the 100 back by over two seconds.

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Seeliger Splits 18.90, Stadden Swims 1:52 in the 200BK in Combined Dual with Utah

Cal hosted the Utah last week at Spieker Aquatics Complex, sweeping their conference opponent by convincing margins in both the men’s and women’s meets. 


Cal All-American & British Olympian Alicia Wilson Enters NCAA Transfer Portal

Wilson, a fifth-year senior who has finished as high as third at the NCAA Championships in the 200 IM, appears to be seeking options elsewhere this season.


Cal, UCLA Down Pool Records at 2022 Chick-Fil-A Invite; Bruins Wins Meet

Cal competed in the first day of the meet, and were winning in team scoring through day one, but did not compete on the second day, and slipped to third place


Summer Nationals Qualifier Finley Anderson (2024) Gives Verbal Commitment to Cal

Backstroker Finley Anderson from University of Denver Hilltoppers has verbally committed to swim for Cal in 2024-25.


Cal Women Head To Fresno For Chick-Fil-A Invite

The Bears will participate in 11 events over a morning and evening session at the Fresno State Aquatics Center.


Destin Lasco, Isabelle Stadden Win Cal/Cal Poly King & Queen of the Pool

Isabelle Stadden won the annual women’s pentathlon, while Destin Lasco won the men’s meet that was absent many of Cal’s top stars.


College Swimming Previews: #8 Cal Women’s Bear Market

Backstroke star Isabelle Stadden projects to be the one constant for the Cal women as they enter the season under a cloud of uncertainty.


Max McHugh Scratches 200 Breast Final at U.S. Nationals

Minnesota’s Max McHugh scratched the 200 breast after placing 19th this morning about two seconds off his best time. He is seeded 2nd in the 100 breast.


15-Year-Old Teagan O’Dell Posts 28.67 50 Back Split at 2022 So Cal Invite

Teagan O’Dell clocked a few of the fastest times this season among 15-year-old girls during the 2022 So Cal Invite last weekend in Irvine, California. 

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2022 NCAA Runner-Up Isabel Ivey of Cal Enters Transfer Portal

Ivey was Cal’s highest individual scorer at both the 2022 Pac-12 and NCAA Championships and was highlighted by a runner-up finish in the 200 free at NCAAs.


Cal World Championship Qualifier Lea Polonsky Enters Transfer Portal

Polonsky is a two-time individual All-American in the 200 IM and 400 IM, and will be representing Israel at the upcoming World Championships.


Cal All-Americans Isabelle Stadden and Ayla Spitz Enter NCAA Transfer Portal

Two-time Pac-12 Champion and US National Team member Isabelle Stadden (above) has entered the NCAA Transfer Portal amid the fallout of the Teri McKeever abuse allegations.