Burns was an NCAA qualifier for the Bears last season, and held the fastest time of anyone on the team with his 4:16.47 in the 500 yard freestyle.
Ryan Murphy helped his team to a 119-113 win over Bakersfield.
Race Video: Connor Jaeger Posts Fourth Fastest Time In The World This Year In 1500 Free At US Nationals
Connor Jaeger posted the fourth fastest time in the world this year to earn his spot on the Pan Pac’s team.
Dave Durden’s Cal Bears won in convincing fashion over rival Stanford 169-74 Saturday morning at the Avery Aquatics Center
Cal freshman Ryan Murphy swept the backstroke events in impressive times.
Cal looked very solid in their true season-opener, though UoP had some bright spots with two event wins as well.
2013/2014 Open Water Swimming National Teams deep with talent. (photo: Mike Lewis, Ola Vista Photography)
Asphalt Green’s Michael Domagala is part of an incredible class at USC who will have an immediate impact as freshmen.
Mission Viejo’s Katie McLaughlin is among the leaders in the rankings for the Junior World Championship team. (Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)
Conor Dwyer (above) and Connor Jaeger are both swinging hard this summer. Will either win the 400 free at Trials, or is there an upset brewing? (Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)
Mission Viejo’s Chloe Sutton knows how to nail her splits. (File Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)
Eva Fabian (top) and Christine Jennings will be some of top open water swimmers at Lake Castaic – north of Los Angeles – May 17 to 19 for the 2013 USA Swimming Open Water Nationals. Photo credit: Mike Lewis, Ola Vista Photography
Janardan Burns will join Adam Hinshaw (above) in a revitalized Cal distance group. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)
2012 Olympic silver medalist Haley Anderson highlights the Open Water National Team. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)
Jack Conger went another best time on Saturday as he wraps up his summer in Hawaii. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)