Cal Head Coach Dave Durden and seniors Jeremy Bagshaw and Marcin Tarczynski talk after defeating host Stanford 169-74. Video edit – Coleman Hodges
Dave Durden’s Cal Bears won in convincing fashion over rival Stanford 169-74 Saturday morning at the Avery Aquatics Center
Cal was nothing short of dominant at home, winning 206-92 on the men’s side and 190-109 for the women. Missy Franklin and Ryan Murphy each won four races, putting up huge relay splits along the way.
Katie Ledecky tore the old American record to pieces in the 1650, going an insane 15:15.17 to open up the night.
Teammates Liz Pelton and Missy Franklin will go head-to-head tonight in the 200 back final.
Missy Franklin won twice for California, including an intense showdown with fellow Olympian Katie Ledecky in the 200 free.
Cindy Tran and the Cal medley relays were off to a very good start on Friday morning, taking the top two spots in the 200 medley relay.
Among the night 1 swims will be Katie Ledecky chasing an American Record in the 500 free.
One storyline to watch: Nathan Adrian leads a loaded field in the sprint freestyles at U.S. Winter Nationals in Knoxville.
The wildly-decorated Natalie Coughlin swam the second-best time of her career in the 50 free on Thursday morning.
Cal’s Jeremy Bagshaw remained hot to sweep the distance group against Stanford.
Freshman and top recruit Ryan Murphy bettered IM’ers Josh Prenot and Marcin Tarczynski to win the “King of the Pool” title in today’s swimming pentathlon.
Scott Weltz brings a new U.S. Open Meet Record to play in the 200 m breaststroke at Wednesday evenings finals. (Photo Credit: Tim Binning, the swim pictures)
The Canadian women have been building some depth in their butterfly group; perhaps not quite the depth that their breaststroke…
The meet named in honor of the great American swimmer Fran Crippen will begin Thursday in Mission Viejo. (Photo: Mike Lewis/OlaVistaPhotography.com)