VANCOUVER, B.C. - Former California star Dana Vollmer won four titles and set three meet records at the Mel Zajac Jr. International, a long-course meet that recently wrapped up in
On May 28, the first day of the meet, Vollmer posted a time of 1:58.41 to win the 200-meter freestyle and swam a meet-record time of 26.64 to capture the 50-meter butterfly. She clocked a meet-record 58.59 to claim the 100 butterfly on May 29, when she also took fourth in the 200-individual medley with a time of 2:18.05. Vollmer won the 100 free in a meet-record time of 54.94 on May 30, the final day of competition.
Vollmer won a total of eight NCAA titles for the Golden Bears and was a key member of the team titles that
The Granbury, Texas, product had a busy year in 2009, her final season as a Bear, when she took home the Honda Award for swimming and NCAA and Pac-10 Swimmer of the Year honors. Vollmer won the 100 free and swam on the winning 400- and 800-free relays at 2009 Pac-10s. Also that year, she earned the Golden Goggles Perseverance Award from the USA Swimming Foundation.
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