The story of this year’s NCAA championships was the performance of Cal’s sophomores.
Our recruiting class ranks for the current crop of graduating seniors, all the way back in 2015: #1 Texas, #2 Cal, #3 USC. How did those classes (and the rest of our top 12) turn out after four years? And what would a revised top 12 list look like? We have the answers – and the data – here.
SwimSwam’s Jack Spitser was on deck to capture all of the prelims excitement on the final day of competition.
Carson Sand (200 breaststroke) is one of 10 individual Cal swimmers to earn a second swim on Saturday
The Biggest news coming into this morning is that Andrew Seliskar will not be swimming the 400 IM, and rather is opting for the 200 free today.
Cal’s Karl Arvidsson earned an NCAA invite in the 200 breast. Arvidsson made a big drop of over 2 seconds, clearing the NCAA ‘A’ standard in 1:52.80.
More upheaval at the top! For the second straight men’s Power Rankings, we have a new #1 as the battle for the NCAA title continues to tighten.
Michigan freshman Maggie MacNeil will look to defend her top seeds from prelims tonight in both the women’s 100 fly and 100 back tonight in Athens.
Reece Whitley swam an NCAA ‘A’ cut time of 51.49 in the men’s 100 breast at day 2 prelims of the UGA Invite.
The battle for #1 is heating up, with at least three teams in contention, and our staff is split across the top of the NCAA.
Katie McLaughlin set a new PB in the 50 free and won the 100 free in 48.7 as the Cal women won their first dual of the season against Utah.
The Cal-Berkeley men kicked off their dual meet season Wednesday morning with some mid-week racing at home.
Abbey Weitzeil won four out of five individual races today and was crowned the Queen of the Pool.
Coming off a big summer, the versatile Andrew Seliskar could contend for NCAA titles in a wide array of events while contributing on any and all Golden Bear relays.
California Aquatics brought 23 men to the U.S. National Championships. And coach Dave Durden helped 18 of them earn finals swims and 13 Cal swimmers make some sort of major international travel team for Team USA.