California Golden Bears Grace Cover of Swimming World Magazine

PHOENIX, Arizona, May 1. THE men's and women's teams at the University of California grace the cover of the May 2012 issue of Swimming World Magazine.

The teams both defended their NCAA Division I Championship titles during the championship season, and are featured highly in our college championships roundup issue. The May 2012 edition also looks at all the other divisions and association championships that occurred throughout the collegiate scene.

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May 2012 Issue
Contents of the May issue:

8 Women's NCAAs: This Bears Repeating by Jason Marsteller
The University of California Golden Bears won their second straight women's NCAA Division I title – and third in the last four years.
14 Men's NCAAs: No Time Like the Present by John Lohn
The University of California, expected to be in a rebuilding mode after last year's men's title, enjoyed a wire-to-wire victory at the men's NCAA Division I Championships.
19 College Roundup: Rising to the Occasion by Jason Marsteller and Judy Jacob
From down-to-the-wire, one-point team victories to record-breaking streaks, there's nothing like the college national championships for excitement!
22 Lane Lines to London sponsored by Competitor by Jason Marsteller
This month's Olympic regional spotlight features Oceania.
25 2012 Olympic Preview: Open Water by Steven Munatones
The women's and men's 2012 Olympic 10K Marathon Swim will be held in the Serpentine, a 28-acre recreational lake in London's Hyde Park.
26 Olympic Flashback: 1976-84 by Jeff Commings with special contributions by Steve Johnson
27 Defining Moments: Consistently at the Top by Jason Marsteller
Curl-Burke captured its second straight combined team championship at the NCSA Junior Nationals – its fifth title in the last 10 years.
28 Dryside Training: Six Great Medicine Ball Exercises by J.R. Rosania
30 Q&A with Coach Yuri Suguiyama by Michael J. Stott
32 How They Train: Katie Ledecky by Michael J. Stott
34 American Relay by Judy Jacob
35 TYR Age Group Swimmer of the Month

6 A Voice for the Sport
36 For the Record
46 Parting Shot
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