March 21, 2009
In a thrilling conclusion to the NCAA Women’s Championships, CAL claims their first team title in school history with a win in the 400 Free Relay. Going into the final event CAL was up by one point over Georgia and Arizona by eight and a half points. Liv Jensen swam the second leg for CAL en route to the improbable finish. Look at the recap below:
NCAA Women’s Division I Championships: California
Clinches Team Title With U.S. Open, NCAA Record 400 Free Relay;
Stanford Sets American Record; Teri McKeever First Female Coach to
Win National Title -- March 21, 2009
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COLLEGE STATION, Texas, March 21. CALIFORNIA’s foursome of Hannah Wilson (47.91), Liv Jensen (47.53), Erica Dagg (47.98) and Dana Vollmer (46.46) iced an improbable team title – the first in program history, with a U.S. Open and NCAA record time of 3:09.88.
The outstanding final performance destroyed the previous U.S. Open and NCAA record of 3:11.05 set by California at Pac 10s last month.
Congratulations Liv on an outstanding achievement.