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Lynch Closes Georgia Invite with Personal Best 42.01 100 Free

Lynch led by a nail at the halfway mark, but was able to outpace Hoffer to stretch his lead up to a couple of tenths through the back half.

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Triple Distance Meet Spotlights Quah vs. Lynch Butterfly Battles

All-American butterfliers Zheng Quah and Justin Lynch put on a show for the Cal Bears in their annual triple distance meet with Stanford.

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College Swimming Previews: Hoffer Arrives For #2 Cal Men

Incoming freshman Ryan Hoffer is a huge addition for the Bears and will play a big role on the relays in addition to being a key player individually. He’s already fast enough to have scored big in both sprints at 2017 NCAAs.

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Bilquist Downs 100 Back Meet Record on Day 3 of Speedo Grand Challenge

Bilquist set a Meet Record, winning the 100 back with a 1:01.13 to clear the former mark of 1:01.69 done by Presly Bard in 2010.

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Morozov Rocks 21.9 to Win 50 Free on Day 2 of Speedo Grand Challenge

It’s not often we see a swimmer dominate the 50 free by close to a full second, but Morozov did just that at this meet.

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2017 M. Pac-12 Up/Down: Cal, Stanford Neck-and-Neck into Final Session

Ryan Murphy and the Cal Bears are closing the gap on Stanford

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2016 Georgia Invite: Baker’s 1:49 Victory in 200 Back Highlights Day 3 Finals

Baker and Bilquist traded blows through the first portion of the race, with Baker taking the early lead at the 100, but Bilquist fighting back for the edge at the 150. In the end, Baker had a breakthrough, roaring to a 1:49.83 victory ahead of Bilquist’s 1:50.06.

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Shields, Stewart Earn Big 100 Fly Wins On Final Night of SMOC

Tom Shields went 52.1 and Kendyl Stewart 58.8 in their 100 butterfly races to close the 2016 Fran Crippen Swim Meet of Champions (SMOC).

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Peacock, Mellouli Win Opening Events of 2016 Fran Crippen SMOC

The 2016 Fran Crippen Swim Meet of Champions opened in Mission Viejo, California Thursday night, with Stephanie Peacock and Ous Mellouli earning distance wins.

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#2 Cal Men Roll Over Cal State Bakersfield

Ryan Murphy helped his team to a 119-113 win over Bakersfield.

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Murphy Swims Season’s First 46-Second Backstroke in Win over Pacific

The defending 2015 CSCAA Division I Men’s Swimmer of the Year began his 2014-2015 NCAA season with a perfect 4-for-4 day.

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2015 CIF-SS Division I Photo Vault

Santa Margarita senior Katie McLaughlin broke the 100 fly national high school record at CIFSS Division I championships.

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2015 CIF-SS Division I Finals – Déjà Vu All Over Again at One of Fastest HS Meets in the US

Santa Margarita junior Grant Shoults swept the 200/500 freestyles and posted the fastest 500 time in history in the independent schools category.

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2015 CIF-SS Division I Prelims – Weitzeil, Wasting No Time, Breaks 50 and 100 Free National HS Records

Abbey Weitzeil of Saugus High School finally smiled after her 3rd national high school record at CIFSS Division I prelims on Thursday.

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2015 CIF-SS Division I Preview – Santa Margarita Depth Should Carry Girls; University-Dana Hills Boys Even on Paper

Katie McLaughlin is expected to go out with a big bang in her last high school meet at CIF-SS Division I championships on Saturday.

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