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Tom Shields Swims 51.7 in 100 Fly at Cal-UCSD Long Course Session

Tom Shields had another big swim on Saturday after swimming a lifetime best in the 200 yard fly on Friday in San Diego, California.

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Whitley, Quah Win Double as Cal Tops Pac-12 Rival USC

Whitley swept the breaststrokes. Quah also swept a stroke specialty, putting up a 46.76 in the 100 fly and a 1:43.95 to win the 200 fly.

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Cal’s Whitley Snaps Cordes Pool Record, Gonzalez Breaks Chitwood Record vs. ASU

Whitley took down Kevin Cordes’ former 100 breast record in his sweep of the breaststroke records, while Gonzalez took down Cory Chitwood’s mark in the 400 IM

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SwimSwam Video Year in Review: Top Video of 2019 By Month

SwimSwam is taking a look back at 2019, with our video Year in Review. This compilation features the most watched SwimSwam video from each month in 2019.

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2019 Swammy Awards: US Coach of the Year Greg Meehan

Meehan coached his swimmers to 9 medals at the 2019 FINA World Championships. That included 3 individual medals and 6 relay medals. 

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2019 Minnesota Invitational: Day 3 Finals Live Recap

Texas Sophomore Drew Kibler put up the fastest prelims time in the 200 free, and will swim for a second event title after winning the 500 free last night.

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Jiang’s 44.9 and McHugh’s 50.7 Headline Minnesota Invite Day 3 Prelims

Swimmers like Alvin Jiang and Max McHugh continue to impress with nation-leading times during day 3 prelims at the 2019 Minnesota Invite.

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2019 Minnesota Invitational: Day 2 Finals Live Recap

After his nation-leading 4:12.17 in the 500 free during prelims, Arizona’s Brooks Fail will test that mark in tonight’s final.

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2019 Minnesota Invitational: Day One Finals Live Recap

Sidelined after being hit by a stray bullet this summer, Minnesota breaststroker Max McHugh is back. We’ll see him tonight on the 200 medley relay.

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Cal Gearing Up For Annual Triple Distance Meet, Trojan Invitational

The Cal Golden Bears are gearing up for their annual Triple Distance meet at Stanford, along with the Trojan Diving Invitational.

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Zheng Quah Clocks 1:34.9 200 Free as Cal Sweeps Pacific

Quah has a personal best of 1:33.75, and his first 200 free of last season (also in October) was 1:37.09.

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Cal Men Head to Pacific for First Dual Meet of 2019-20

California will compete in its first dual meet of the 2019-20 season when it clashes with Pacific on Thursday afternoon in Stockton, Calif.

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Competitor Coach of the Month: Dave Durden, California

The Cal men hold the nation’s top time in the 100 fly, 100 back, 100 breast and 100 free thanks to fast swimming at the King of the Pool meet.

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College Swimming Previews: Unlikely Sprints/400 IM Combo Lead #1 Cal Men

Cal has the two best returning 50 freestylers in the NCAA. But they also have arguably three of the top 400 IMers. That’s what you call a well-rounded roster.

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NCAA Addresses Wearable Technology in Latest Swim/Dive Rulebook Update

The NCAA will not allow swimmers to wear any technology that transmits information to an athlete in real-time, only devices for “data collection.”

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