Caitlin Leverenz was one of 12 Cal medalists in London, taking a bronze medal in the 200 IM.

Calympians end London Olympics with record 17 medals

Over the course of 18 days in London, Cal’s 38 Olympians won 17 medals in six sports — 11 of which were gold, finishing off a record-tying fortnight with arguably the greatest Olympic performance in school history and one of the greatest showings of any sports institution in America. Cal’s Olympians continue to improve on their showing at each summer Games.
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Olympics wrapup: Day 15

Former Cal runner Alysia Montano ended her Olympic journey with an upsetting fifth place finish in the women’s 800 final on Saturday. After winning the U.S. Track & Field Olympic Trials in the event earlier this year, Montano was the American most favored to win a medal, but she came up short.
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Olympics wrapup: Day 13

After suffering a painful loss at the hands of the Japanese women’s soccer team just one year earlier at the Women’s World Cup, Alex Morgan and the U.S. were undoubtedly eager for a chance at revenge at the London Olympics. With a 2-1 win over Japan on Thursday, the U.S. got its revenge.
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Morgan scores winning goal in 4-3 U.S. victory

With less than a minute remaining in the final overtime, the former Cal standout took a cross from Heather O’Reilly and headed it into the back of the net just over the head of Canada goalkeeper Erin McLeod, sealing the squad’s 4-3 win and its fifth consecutive spot in the Olympic gold medal match.
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The countries you see highlighted are the ones Cal athletes will be representing — 17 countries in all.

Cal athletes around the world

Cal’s 38 Olympic athletes represent 17 countries on six continents. 19 of them come from North America, and 17 hail from the U.S. This list isn’t just a showcase of Cal’s talent, but a testament to Cal’s ability to attract athletes from all around the world.
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All the world’s a stage

Summertime is traditionally a dead-zone for sports and — most importantly — a time for unyielding relaxation after a grueling school year. Apparently, no one told these Cal athletes. Many have passed up on the comforts of leisurely sunbathing to continue competing on the national and international levels. Here’s a
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