Cal head coach Dave Durden doesn’t see the 2015 meet as a “title defense.”
Cal’s Ryan Murphy aims at defending his Pac-12 100 backstroke title on Day 3 of the Pac-12 Championships.
A trio of Cal Bears swept their respective strokes at the Triple Distance showdown between Pac-12 rivals Cal and Stanford.
Ryan Murphy is the latest Cal superstar, and he leads a talented crew in search of the Golden Bears’ 4th title in the past 5 seasons.
The defending NCAA champion Cal Golden Bears officially opened their season on the road, rolling past University of the Pacific with a shuffled early-season lineup.
Hamilton wins duel with Murphy to become Cal ‘King of the Pool’, Li remains undefeated in women’s meet
Will Hamilton had a huge season-opening day at the Cal Poly “King and Queen of the Pool” event, winning a tight battle with defending “King of the Pool” Ryan Murphy for the 2014 title.
Dave Durden’s Golden Bears are the defending NCAA Champions.
Top-seeded Michigan sophomore Dylan Bosch will be looking to improve on his third-place finish of 2013. He will be joined by a large group of talented 200-flyers, any one of whom just could give us a new NCAA record this year.
Arizona’s American Record holder, Kevin Cordes, is the top seed in the men’s 200 breaststroke for tonight’s session of the PAC-12 Championships.
Arizona State senior Alex Coci made a huge leap to win the 200 butterfly, dropping 1.58 seconds from his morning swim to post a time of 1:42.97.
The 200 IM has already been outrageous this season, with three men already going 1:41s in the conference round. Stanford’s Dave Nolan, the defending NCAA champ in the event, became the fourth tonight, powering away with a 1:41.49 win.
Dave Durden’s Cal Bears won in convincing fashion over rival Stanford 169-74 Saturday morning at the Avery Aquatics Center
The Cal Golden Bears cruised to victory on a cold, rainy Thursday night road dual with California State University – Bakersfield, getting a pair of wins from Adam Hinshaw and Will Hamilton.
Chuck Katis swam his first meet as a Golden Bear on Friday, and walked away with a win in the 200 breaststroke.
The meet named in honor of the great American swimmer Fran Crippen will begin Thursday in Mission Viejo. (Photo: Mike Lewis/OlaVistaPhotography.com)