The year that was: 2012-13

The Daily Cal sports staff looks back at the last year in Cal sports, and its most memorable moments.   1. Jeff Tedford let go following 3-9 season He is the winningest coach in Cal history. His 11-year tenure restored the football program to a level of respectability not seen
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Power Rankings: No. 3 women’s swim

At the beginning of the season, the Cal women’s swimming team displayed an incredible amount of potential to defend its national championship title for the third year in a row. Despite losing eight seniors to start the season, such as multiple-NCAA winner Liv Jensen and Olympic silver medalist Sara Isakovic,
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Our Signing Day Wish List

For the vast majority of sports teams, there’s always a definitive point in the season at which their fans allow their thoughts to stray towards the possibility of “next year.” Yes, for the disgruntled sports fan, irritated and beleaguered by supporting perennial bottom-feeders and cellar-dwellers, avoiding the agony of the
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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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Trio of elite guards sign with Cal men’s basketball program

Even with four winning seasons, three NCAA Tournament appearances and a conference title in coach Mike Montgomery’s four seasons, the Cal men’s basketball team’s best might still be yet to come. On Thursday, Jabari Bird, Jordan Mathews and Sam Singer all signed their letter of intent to enroll at Cal
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Missy Franklin signs National Letter of Intent to attend Cal

On Oct. 20, swimming phenom Missy Franklin shook the collegiate swimming world by committing to Cal. On Wednesday morning, Franklin set her commitment in stone as she signed the National Letter of Intent to join the Cal women’s swimming team next fall. This summer in the London Olympics, Franklin shot
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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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Missy Franklin spotted on UC Berkeley campus

Coughlin, Vollmer, Leverenz, and now, Franklin? It certainly has a nice ring to it, doesn’t it? After sweeping four gold medals in the 2012 London Olympics, swimming phenom and high school senior Missy Franklin is looking for a university, and Cal seems to be very high on her list. Franklin
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