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2016 Women’s NCAA Championships: Day 4 Prelims Photo Vault

Tim Binning, SwimSwam’s chief photographer for NCAAs, snapped some quality shots from Saturday’s prelims. Check out the pictures below for a glimpse of the action that occurred this morning (Danielle Galyer featured above).

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2016 W. NCAA Picks: Cal 200 Free Relay to Make a Run at NCAA Record

This season, the Golden Bears have a good chance at repeating as champions in this event and making another run at the record. They’re the only team that’s been under 1:27 so far in 2016, entering the meet with their 1:26.77 from Pac-12s.

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Cal’s Acker, Vredeveld on NCAA bubble after competing in Pac-12s Last Chance meet

A pair of notable California Golden Bears will find themselves right on the edge of NCAA qualification after improving their bids at the Pac-12 Last Chance meet.

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2015 Women’s Pac-12s – Day 2 Ups/Mids/Downs – Cal’s 4-up IM leads early charge

Elizabeth Pelton is one of 4 Cal Bears in the 200 IM A final and one of 9 Golden Bear championship finalists heading into day 2 finals.

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5 Big Things from 2014 W. NCAA’s #1: Recruit Rankings Revisited, 2014 freshmen were remarkably consistent

An easy one to get right: Missy Franklin was the consensus #1 recruit, and the Golden Bear lived up to the hype. But how did the rest of our ‘top 10 recruits’ list hold up?

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Winter Nationals wraps up with stellar American record for Ledecky, relay wins for Cal

Katie Ledecky tore the old American record to pieces in the 1650, going an insane 15:15.17 to open up the night.

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Pelton tops Franklin, Adrian leads loaded 100 free field at Day 3 prelims of Winter Nationals

Teammates Liz Pelton and Missy Franklin will go head-to-head tonight in the 200 back final.

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Winter Nationals: Multiple American records for Thoman on day 2, Franklin beats Ledecky in 200

Missy Franklin won twice for California, including an intense showdown with fellow Olympian Katie Ledecky in the 200 free.

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Ledecky Tops Missy in 200 Free; Missy Tops Bootsma in 100 Back in Day 2 Prelims at Winter Nationals

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.

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Championship Records, Nearly American Records, Fall on Day 1 of U.S. Winter Nationals

Among the night 1 swims will be Katie Ledecky chasing an American Record in the 500 free.

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Coughlin, Schneider Take Top Seeds in 50 Free in Day 1 Prelims

The wildly-decorated Natalie Coughlin swam the second-best time of her career in the 50 free on Thursday morning.

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2013 NCAA Preview: Loaded #2 Cal Women Return Three NCAA Champions, Add Top Class

After years of carrying on a friendly rivalry in the long course pool, Elizabeth Pelton and Missy Franklin will team up in an effort to bring the NCAA title back to Berkeley.

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Missy Franklin Wins 1000 Free, 100 Fly as Cal Opens Pac 12 Schedule

Missy Franklin kicked her college dual meet career off with two wins in off events against Oregon State.

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Ranking the 2013 NCAA Women’s Recruiting Classes: #’s 1-4

This shot captured ominously a then 15-year-old Missy Franklin with her future coach Teri McKeever (right). Did Missy and the crew capture the #1 class ranking? (Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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Vredeveld Wins Top Swimmer as Baylor Girls Take 8th Straight Tennessee Title

Kristen Vredeveld and Dan Flack were named swimmer and coach of the meet at the Tennessee High School State Championships.

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