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Missy Franklin

Olympic gold medalist Missy Franklin. (Photo by Robin Marchant/Getty Images)

Cal’s Missy Franklin Wins 1st NCAA Title, Shatters 200 Freestyle Record

Olympian Missy Franklin set a record in winning her first NCAA title for California on Friday and Georgia stretched its lead in the team standings on the second day of the NCAA women’s swimming and diving championships.

03/21/2014

Swimmer Missy Franklin at the world swimming championships in Barcelona, Spain. (FABRICE COFFRINI/AFP/Getty Images)

Cal’s Franklin Earns 5 Golden Goggle Nominations

Olympic and world champion Missy Franklin is among the leading nominees for USA Swimming’s Golden Goggle awards. Franklin, a freshman at Cal, is up for five awards, including Female Athlete of the Year.

10/02/2013

Olympic gold medalist Missy Franklin. (Photo by Robin Marchant/Getty Images)

Olympic Champ Missy Franklin Starts Life At Cal Amid Celebrity Spotlight

Missy Franklin strolled into the room at Memorial Stadium and offered a cheery, “Hi, everybody!” Yet she is far from a typical 18-year-old college freshman beginning the first day of her fall semester Thursday.

08/28/2013

Missy Franklin

Cal Swimmer Missy Franklin Wins Record 6th Gold At World Championships

Missy Franklin claimed her record sixth gold medal of the world championships Sunday night, swimming the leadoff leg for the Americans in the 400-meter medley relay.

08/04/2013

Swimmer Missy Franklin at the world swimming championships in Barcelona, Spain. (FABRICE COFFRINI/AFP/Getty Images)

Cal’s Missy Franklin Loses For 1st Time At Swim Worlds

Incoming Cal freshman Missy Franklin lost for the first time at the world swimming championships on Friday, finishing fourth in the 100-meter freestyle.

08/02/2013

Swimmer Missy Franklin at the world swimming championships in Barcelona, Spain. (FABRICE COFFRINI/AFP/Getty Images)

Cal’s Franklin Picks Up 4th Gold At Swim Worlds

Missy Franklin, the 18-year-old incoming Cal freshman, won her fourth gold medal of the world swimming championships with a strong anchor leg for the United States in the 4×200-meter freestyle relay Thursday.

08/02/2013

Swimmer Missy Franklin at the world swimming championships in Barcelona, Spain. (FABRICE COFFRINI/AFP/Getty Images)

Cal’s Franklin Makes It 3 For 3 At Swimming Worlds

Missy Franklin gave up her bid for eight gold medals — and it sure paid off. The incoming Cal freshman is now 3 for 3 at the world swimming championships.

07/31/2013

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