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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Bears blast competition out of water

Cal women’s swimming dove right into the Early Bird Invitational at Fresno State this Friday and Saturday, absolutely manhandling the competition by a tremendous margin. The Bears scored 505.5 points in front of the hosts Fresno State, which notched 217 points, and San Jose State, with 80.5 points. “With the
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Bears head south in search of crown

Cal women’s swimming head coach Teri McKeever aims to lead Cal’s revamped team – with a total of eight new freshmen — to another NCAA championship this year. The first meet of the 2012-2013 season will begin in San Luis Obispo from Sept. 21 to 23 for the Cal Poly
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Junior Caitlin Leverenz garnered four first-place finishes — two individual and two relay — in the NCAAs this past weekend.

Back-to-back titles signal Cal dynasty

In sports, winning one championship makes a team historic. Having consecutive titles is what turns mere teams into dynasties. With its second NCAA Championship in a row — and its third in four years — the Cal women’s swimming team is on the verge of becoming the next swimming dynasty. This past
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Cal women’s swimming and diving wins national championship

The Cal women’s swimming and diving team repeated as national champions on Saturday in Auburn, Ala. The Bears finished with 412.5 points at Auburn’s James E. Martin Aquatic Center, well ahead of second-place Georgia (366) and third-place USC (325.5). Stanford and Arizona finished in fourth and fifth, respectively, in the tournament that
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