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15 Golden Bears Earn All-America Recognition

Total ties with 1988 for most in school history.
By Cal Athletics on Fri, April 11, 2014

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BERKELEY - A total of 15 Golden Bears earned All-America honors from the College Swimming Coaches of America Association based on their performances at the NCAA Championships in March. The total matches the highest number of All-Americans in Cal history.

The CSCAA confers All-America recognition for swimmers and divers who finish in the top 8 of an individual or relay event at the NCAA meet. Those who place 9-16 in the consolation finals receive honorable mention accolades.

Cal placed third at the NCAA Championships, marking the sixth year in a row the Bears have been among the three best teams in the country. Cal added two national championships to its all-time resume with Missy Franklin taking the 200-yard freestyle in an American-record time of 1:40.31, while the quartet of Rachael Acker, Caroline Piehl, Elizabeth Pelton and Franklin claimed the 800 free relay.

Below is the full list of Cal’s All-Americans for 2014:

Rachael Acker
Sophia Batchelor
Kaylin Bing
Rachel Bootsma
Camille Cheng
Missy Franklin
Marina Garcia
Melanie Klaren
Celina Li
Farida Osman
Elizabeth Pelton
Caroline Piehl
Kahley Rowell
Cindy Tran

Honorable Mention All-Americans
Stephanie Au


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