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Targets on back, Bears poised for three-peat

Vastly different from last year’s NCAA winning squad, the Cal men’s swimming team lost some of its veteran seniors, but somehow the expectations for a three-peat have only increased. Last spring, swim coaches around the nation ranked the Bears’ fourth in their power rankings. This year, the players are the
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Bears dethrone No. 1 Arizona at Tucson

In a premier matchup against No. 1 Arizona, the No. 4 Bears drew first blood in the 200 medley and sent a powerful messag that once again recognized them favorites for NCAAs. Riding that momentum, they  continued their domination throughout the meet. In the 200 medley, the Bears were down
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Cal prepares for epic swim against Arizona

Back from his World Championships tour, Tom Shields is ready to lead the No. 4 Bears in a marquee matchup against No. 1 Arizona. This dual meet will be a nationally televised showdown between two NCAA favorites. On Friday, Jan. 25, the two teams will face off at Hillenbrand Aquatic
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Cal suits up for Georgia Invite

In the 2008 Beijing Olympics, the new LZR racer suits made a splash, breaking 25 world records. Now it is banned from the Olympics. For the first time, the Cal men will have a first crack at these high-tech suits at the Georgia Invite on Nov.  30. Even though they
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Cal wins four of six categories against Stanford

Even though the Stanford triple distance meet did not count toward the overall dual meet record of both teams, the highly-touted swimmers of Stanford and Cal competed to be champions of six different categories. This meet counted individual winners instead of a single team score. The swimmers of the two
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Cal faces Stanford in a battle of titans

Wednesday hosts a head-to-head collision between No.3 ranked Stanford, who boasts the No. 2 recruiting class in the nation, and the back-to-back NCAA champions Cal. The Cal men’s swimming team will battle Stanford in the unconventional triple distance format that features six different categories. The rivalry meet will take place
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Bears extend fledgling season with perfect record

With seven different Bears grabbing first in their respective events, Cal turned in another solid performance against the Badgers on Saturday and improved to 2-0 . The Bears were not in full force due to sickness of certain swimmers and the absence of Tom Shields, who has not joined the
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Bears face toughest preseason foe in Wisconsin

The Cal men’s swimming team will use Saturday’s duel with Wisconsin, a top-25 team in last year’s final poll, as a tune-up for the fast approaching Pac-12 season. The Badgers are Cal’s most formidable opponents so far this fall season. As the competitive swimming season kicks off Nov. 30, Cal
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