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2019 Men’s NCAA Championships: Top 10 Teams Point Changes

The story of this year’s NCAA championships was the performance of Cal’s sophomores.

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Men’s Recruiting Class Ranks Revisited: Top 12 Schools For 2016-2019

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.

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2019 Men’s NCAA Championships: Final Prelim Session Photo Vault

SwimSwam’s Jack Spitser was on deck to capture all of the prelims excitement on the final day of competition.

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2019 Men’s NCAA Championships: Cal Dominates Day 4 Up/Down

Carson Sand (200 breaststroke) is one of 10 individual Cal swimmers to earn a second swim on Saturday

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2019 Men’s Pac-12 Championships: Day 3 Prelims Live Recap

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.

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Cal’s Karl Arvidsson Hits NCAA ‘A’ Cut with 1:52 200 Breast in Pac-12 Time Trials

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.

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2018-2019 Men’s NCAA Power Rankings: December Edition

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.

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2018 Georgia Fall Invitational: Day 2 Finals Live Recap

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.

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MacNeil’s Double, Whitley’s ‘A’ Cut Highlight UGA Invite Day 2 Prelims

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.

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2018-2019 Men’s NCAA Power Rankings: November Edition

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.

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McLaughlin Drops 48.7 100 Free As Cal Men & Women Sweep Utah

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.

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Reece Whitley Drops 1:56 200 Breast as Cal Men Down Pacific

The Cal-Berkeley men kicked off their dual meet season Wednesday morning with some mid-week racing at home.

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Andrew Seliskar, Abbey Weitzeil Rule the Pool at Cal Season Kick-Off

Abbey Weitzeil won four out of five individual races today and was crowned the Queen of the Pool.

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College Swimming Previews: Revitalized Seli to Lead #2 Cal

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.

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Competitor Coach of the Month: Dave Durden, California Aquatics

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.

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