The mystery of Missy Franklin

Heartbreaking. Disappointing. That’s how Missy Franklin described her performance at the 2016 Summer Olympics. As Stanford’s Katie Ledecky, the other American representative in the 200-meter freestyle, took off against an elite field, Franklin was Team USA’s number one cheerleader instead of its number one swimmer. Franklin walked away from the
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Rachael Acker named Pac-12 Woman of the Year

If there’s truth to the adage that sports build character, there is no stronger endorsement than former Cal swimmer Rachael Acker. As a three-time Academic All-American, 2016 Pac-12 Scholar-Athlete of the year for women’s swimming and diving and the female Cal athlete with the highest graduating GPA, as of July
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