Cal men, women capture NCAA team titles in swimming and diving

Separate NCAA championship meets, in cities halfway across the country and a week apart, ended with the same result: a national title for the UC Berkeley men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams.

Men's swim team with trophy

At the men’s NCAA championship in Minneapolis on Saturday, it came down to a Cal victory in the final relay of the meet, sealing the team’s first national championship in three decades.

Women's team celebrates their victory with a dip in the pool

The Golden Bear women won their second NCAA title in three years in Austin, Texas on March 19. Cal head coach Teri McKeever was again named Coach of the Year. (Chris Carson photo)

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