Power rankings of all Cal’s sports: a summary

All in all, the past year has been an exceptionally successful season for Cal athletics. Over the past five weeks, Daily Cal sports have put together a top-10 list of all Cal’s 27 varsity sports based on the performance from last season. No. 10: Men’s gymnastics “The rankings can be
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Power Rankings: No. 4 men’s swim

It’s not the fault of the Cal men’s swim team that it comes in so low on this list. After winning NCAA championships in 2011 and 2012, the Bears finished second at the NCAAs in March, a finish that felt disappointing only because the team has done so much in
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The Cal mens swim team won its second consecutive national title on March 24.

Spring sports awards: Best team

Best Teams: Men’s and Women’s Swim Winning one championship is a big deal. Winning back-to-back championships is an even bigger deal. But when the Cal men’s and women’s swim teams each won their second straight NCAA championships, it cemented Cal’s standing as the best place in sports to be a
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200 medley relay backstroke starter, Marcin Tarczynski

Relays only bright spots as Bears fall in Big Meet

STANFORD, Calif. — The Big Meet ended as it began: full-throated whistles punctuating the electric air, a spirited anchor leg from a charging challenger, a raucous crowd’s crescendo as two competing hands reached for final wall in sync. For three minutes each, two relays befit the Cal-Stanford rivalry at its
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Bears win decisive victory against USC

In a matchup of teams ranked just a spot apart in the national rankings, No. 5 USC and No. 6 Cal were supposed to play it close. If either team was to blow the other out of the water, it would be the higher-ranked Trojans. But in Friday’s dual meet
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Men’s swimming dominates Cal Poly meet

In the Cal men’s swimming team’s meet with Cal Poly this weekend, the rules dictated that neither team was to be declared winner. In spite of the rules, it was obvious which team left the pool with the more talented swimmers.

Bears open season against Cal Poly

Cal men’s swimming is not the same as it was last year. Given the success of last year’s team, that might cause some to worry. Last year’s squad finished the 2010-11 season No. 1 in the country, culminating the year with its first NCAA team championship since 1980. But as
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