Cal rolled to a win, going 1:16.67, which sits fourth in the NCAA. Seth Stubblefield came back with another great swim in a tough double, anchoring in 18.85, the fastest split of the field.
David Nolan is looking to win his third-straight Pac-12 title in the 200 IM and 6th individual title overall on Thursday.
Arizona Medley Relay Splits: Mitchell Friedemann (21.78), Kevin Cordes (23.11), Giles Smith (20.09), and Brad Tandy (18.52.)
Kevin Cordes led the Arizona men to their first ever 200 medley relay win at the Pac 12 Championships.
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.
Chuck Katis swam his first meet as a Golden Bear on Friday, and walked away with a win in the 200 breaststroke.
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.