@CalWomensSwimmingandDiving on Facebook | CalBears.com caught up with freshman swimmer and U.S. Olympian Rachel Bootsma prior to the end of the school year. The talented backstroker talked about her debut college season, adjusting to life in Berkeley and her summer plans.
Decorated swimming star Missy Franklin - the incoming California Golden Bear and U.S. Olympic medalist - garnered another major award when the Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) named her its 2012 James E. Sullivan Award winner on April 16. The award honors the nation's outstanding amateur athletes.
Thirteen members of the California women's swimming & diving team earned selection to the Pac-12 All-Academic teams, Commissioner Larry Scott announced on Friday. Sophomore swimmers Casey Mims and Caroline Piehl led the way with second-team status.
Another banner year for the California women's swimming & diving program resulted in more hardware for decorated head coach Teri McKeever and swimmer Elizabeth Pelton, as the Pac-12 Conference named McKeever its Pac-12 Coach of the Year and named Pelton its Pac-12 Swimmer of the Year and its Freshman/Newcomer of the Year.
05/06/12 - USAToday.comDana Vollmer healthy, happy with new diet, training
04/29/12 - Stuff.co.nz/Fairfax New Zealand NewsLauren Boyle credits US experience for her rise
04/26/12 - YumSugar.comNatalie Coughlin: An Olympian Who Loves Food as Much as We Do
03/11/12 - The Daily CalifornianFollow my lead (Caitlin Leverenz Feature)
11/12/11 - CalBears.com/Cal Football Game ProgramTeri McKeever: Cal, U.S. Olympic Head Coach Still Teaching
02/09/11 - Pac-10.org: Celebrating 25 Years of Women's Sports in the Pac-10Mary Meagher: The Right Fit was at Cal
01/03/11 - Contra Costa TimesMonday Profile: Cal swim coach McKeever to head 2012 Olympic team
08/19/10 - USA TodayHistoric milestone looms for swimming legend Natalie Coughlin
08/18/10 - Arizona RepublicTucson's Caitlin Leverenz makes Pan Pacific Championships
08/17/10 - Fort Worth Star-TelegramDana Vollmer dives into Pan Pacific Championships
07/30/10 - DetroitLions.comLions Agree to Terms with Rookie RB Jahvid Best on Five-Year Deal
07/28/10 - San Francisco ChronicleCal athletes train in a temporary tent
07/27/10 - Contra Costa TimesLarry Scott is the driving force in Pacific-10 Conference's changes
07/15/10 - Beaverton Valley TimesLiving the life of Riley