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2019-2020 NCAA Men’s Swimming & Diving Power Rankings: November Edition

Our #1-ranking votes are no longer unanimous after a fast fall season for several top programs. The uncertainty after the top two also continues.

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Whitley Goes 52.9/1:53.4 As Cal Nearly Sweeps Triple Distance Meet

Reece Whitley was one of three Cal Bears to sweep their respective discipline in a dominant showing over Stanford at the annual Triple Distance meet.

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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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2019-2020 NCAA Men’s Power Rankings: First Edition

The top two teams are clear. Everything after that… completely unpredictable. Our five voters take an opening shot at preseason Power Rankings.

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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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Cal’s Zheng Quah Crowned 2019 King of the Pool, Wins 4 of 5 Events

Cal senior Zheng Quah became the 2019 King of the Pool at the annual Cal/Cal Poly dual meet, winning 4 of the 5 pentathlon events.

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SwimSwam’s 2019-2020 NCAA Division I Men’s Preseason Picks

The NCAA swim season is upon us, and it’s time for a time-honored tradition: SwimSwam’s staff predicting NCAA event champions half a year out.

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NCAA Champion Cal Men Have 3 Home Meets in Title Defense Season.

Sean Grieshop (above) is the top returning swimmer in 2 NCAA events in the 2019-2020 season: the 500 free and the 400 IM.

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Mundial Júnior: Se Baten Tres Récords Durante La Quinta Jornada

Durante esta penúltima jornada de competición se han batido dos récords de los campeonatos y un récord del mundo júnior.

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Apostolos Papastamos Torches World Junior, Greek Records in 400 IM with 4:11.93

Greece’s Apostolos Papastamos torched the WJR, CR, and Greek National Record in the final of the men’s 400 IM in Budapest on Saturday night going 4:11.93.

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Ranking the 2019 Men’s NCAA Recruiting Classes: #1-4

Our top four classes include three perennial NCAA title contenders… and one program you might not expect. Pictured: #2 overall recruit Jake Foster.

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Alba Vázquez gana el 400 estilos del Mundial con récord del mundo junior

La española Alba Vázquez ha hecho historia al ganar el oro en 400 estilos en el Mundial Junior de Budapest, con nuevo récord mundial junior de 4:38.53.

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Los 13 nadadores de España en el Mundial Junior de Budapest

Mañana 20 de agosto empieza el Mundial Junior. España envía 13 nadadores/as, capitaneados por la campeona de Europa Alba Vázquez.

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