December 9, 1996

Cal Women Streak to Second at Speedo

Sophomore Marylyn Chiang captured three individual titles to lead the Golden Bears to second place in the Speedo Cup in Long Beach, CA.

California finished the three-day invitational with 1,169 points, trailing first place UCLA (1,585 points).

Chiang opened the meet by earning NCAA consideration in the 200 individual medley and the 100 back with times of 2:02.36 and 55:55 respectively. She then added to her early success by claiming the 200 back title on the final day in a time of 2:00.98.

Freshman Nicole Omphroy also turned in an excellent showing by touching first in the 200 free with a time of 1:51.09.