Freshman star, but Cal women’s swimming falls to third at Pac-12s

Though No. 2 Cal finished third in the Pac-12 championships on Saturday, the Bears sent a message that the freshman class will be a threat for many more years. Freshman Elizabeth Pelton led the Bears in the effort to defend their Pac-12 title by setting an American record in the 200 back for the title. Earlier in the competition, Pelton defeated teammate Caitlin Leverenz by two hundredths of a second in the 200 IM.
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Cal splits against USC, UCLA

With two events left to swim on Friday at the Spieker Aquatics Complex, the Cal women’s swimming team was only 16 points behind USC with one of its best events left. Freshman Elizabeth Pelton and senior Caitlin Leverenz came into the 200 IM with the two top times in the
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Cal welcomes No. 1 USC, No. 12 UCLA to Spieker

After losing its undefeated record last weekend, the No. 3 Cal women’s swimming team will attempt to bounce back in its next meet against the best team in the country. After last weekend’s disappointing loss against No. 6 Arizona, the Bears spent the week working on both technical and mental
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National champs slip in season warmup to ‘Cats

As the defending two-time national champions, the Cal women’s swimming team always has a target on its back. On Friday, after eight weeks’ break from competitive swimming, the Bears forgot, and the Wildcats took their aim. “Arizona was definitely ready to go,” associate head coach Kristen Cunnane said. “We’re the
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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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