Bears eager to cage ‘Cats in dual

Fall season is usually the time to train for the NCAAs against other teams, but  the Cal women’s swimming team decided it doesn’t need as many dual meets as it needs other opponents. This fall, the Bears (4-0, 1-0 Pac-12) only competed in four dual meets. In contrast, No. 6
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Cal champions seeks NCAA three-peat

Though the Cal women’s swimming team has won the NCAA championships three times in the last four years, the Bears are not necessarily making another championship their main goal. “I don’t necessarily think our only goal is to win,” associate head coach Kristen Cunnane said. “Out of the other hundreds
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Cal’s undefeated fall season ends at Georgia

The Cal women’s swim team’s undefeated fall season came to a close as the Bears came in second behind host Georgia in the Georgia Fall Invitational last weekend. The No. 2 Bears finished with 876 points but fell to No. 3 Georgia by 115 points. Meanwhile, No. 10 Virginia took
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Cal flies out to Georgia for toughest fall tilt

In arguably Cal’s most important meet of the year so far, the Cal women’s swimming team heads to Georgia this Friday through Sunday for the Georgia Fall Invitational hoping to repeat its success in last year’s championship meet. Currently both undefeated, No. 2 Cal and No. 3 Georgia will also
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The ripple effect: Caitlin Leverenz’s leadership and legacy

Like her idol Natalie Coughlin, Caitlin Leverenz is leading Cal in her own way

When Caitlin Leverenz was 13 years old, she picked up a book that changed her life. “I read Natalie Coughlin’s book … and that was when I knew I wanted to go to Cal,” Leverenz says. Even before she read Coughlin’s biography, Leverenz adored the superstar. From the moment she
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Bears rout BYU and Utah in first dual meet

Cal women’s swimming came away on its road trip to Utah with both its first dual meet win against BYU on Friday and its first Pac-12 win against Utah on Saturday. “I think the hardest thing about the meet was coming off a flight and competing at a high altitude
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Bears head to first dual meet

After four-time Olympic gold medalist Missy Franklin verbally committed to join Cal next year, the already dominant Cal women’s swimming team will have another weapon to add to its impressive arsenal. But all that comes next year. This year – and this weekend – Cal will be facing off in
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Missy Franklin commits to Cal

It’s official: gold medalist and all-around swimming phenom Missy Franklin committed to Cal on Saturday, Oct. 20. The 17 year-old broke onto the national radar at the 2012 London Olympics this past summer. She won a total of five medals, four of which were gold. She swept the 100 and 200
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