Missy Franklin made her college debut in the 200 backstroke against Wisconsin yesterday. (Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)
After watching the Michigan Wolverines walk away with the NCAA title a year ago, true freshman Ryan Murphy will look to bring the NCAA team title back to Berkeley.
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.
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.
Completing his journey back to Cal, Tyler Messerschmidt is back on the Cal men’s swimming & diving team. (Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)
Tyler Messerschmidt has been readmitted to Cal, though there’s nothing official with regard to his return to competition. (Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)
Vlad is the best 100 freestyler in the country, but if he can give the Trojans his best swim, they’ve got the guns this year to support him. (Photo Courtesy: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)
A different look at NCAA’s…
Missy Franklin is already showing signs of the versatility that her future coach Teri McKeever has discussed developing. (Photo Courtesy: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)
Ryan Hoffer of the Scottsdale Aquatic Club took another .06 seconds off of his National Age Group Record from Sunday…
Missy Franklin took a bite out of her personal best in an unusual event on Saturday at her Sectional Championship meet. (File Photo: Time Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)
Missy Franklin came within a second of the American Record in the 200 yard freestyle, but did get her third NAG Record of the weekend. (File Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)
Missy Franklin broke two National Age Group Records on Thursday, and Ryan Hoffer added a 3rd. (File Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)
Cal All-American Tyler Messerschmidt announced today that he would head home to Arizona for a year. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)