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Cal men’s swim to host Stanford on Wednesday

Unscored competitions rarely mirror the intensity of higher-stakes competitions. But when the Bears and the Cardinal are competing against each other, they don’t need points as an incentive to give it their all. Cal men’s swim will be up against its rivals from across the bay Wednesday as it takes
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Bears extend fledgling season with perfect record

With seven different Bears grabbing first in their respective events, Cal turned in another solid performance against the Badgers on Saturday and improved to 2-0 . The Bears were not in full force due to sickness of certain swimmers and the absence of Tom Shields, who has not joined the
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Bears face toughest preseason foe in Wisconsin

The Cal men’s swimming team will use Saturday’s duel with Wisconsin, a top-25 team in last year’s final poll, as a tune-up for the fast approaching Pac-12 season. The Badgers are Cal’s most formidable opponents so far this fall season. As the competitive swimming season kicks off Nov. 30, Cal
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Tarczynski edges teammate Hamilton to win invitational

For the first four races in this weekend’s Cal Poly invite,  teammates Marcin Tarczynski and Will Hamilton matched each other stroke for stroke. Separated by only half a second heading into the last event, Cal men’s swimming team’s Tarczynski prevailed over sophomore Hamilton in the individual medley. Tarczynksi was crowned
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The top 10 moments in Cal sports this year: Part two

The last year was a memorable one in Cal athletics for a variety of moments. From softball’s run to the Women’s College World Series to the national titles for both swim teams, there were more great moments than we could fit. Read on to see which ones made our list.

The last year was a memorable one in Cal athletics for a variety of moments. From softball’s run to the Women’s College World Series to the national titles for both swim teams, there were more great moments than we could fit. Read on to see which ones made our list.
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The Cal mens swim team clinched its second consecutive NCAA title –  and its fourth in school history – on March 24.

Back to back

After its starting lineup was gutted last year, the Cal men's swim team entered the 2011-2012 season as the national underdog. But the Bears stole their second consecutive NCAA title.

On a bright Berkeley afternoon in late September, coach David Durden started preparing the Cal men’s swim team for the unfamiliar role of the underdog. Six months had passed since the team’s biggest win in 31 years. One of the most talented classes in college swimming history had gone, leaving
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