Freshman Ryan Murphy won the 100-yard backstroke Friday, helping Cal to second place after Day 2 of the NCAA men's swimming and diving championships in Austin, Texas.

Murphy was also part of the Bears' victorious 200 medley relay team. Murphy (backstroke), Chuck Katis (breaststroke), Tony Cox (butterfly) and Tyler Messerschmidt (freestyle) broke the American record by finishing in 1 minute, 22.83 seconds.

Murphy finished the 100 backstroke in 44.63 seconds. Cox was seventh in 45.79. Stanford's David Nolan was fourth at 45.21.

With 312.5 points, Cal is six points behind Texas heading into the final day. Stanford was ninth at 117.

Stanford's Kristian Ipsen was fourth in the 3-meter springboard. Texas' Michael Hixon added the 3-meter title to the 1-meter title he won Thursday.

  • Alex Bandino went 2 for 5 including a home run, and the Stanford baseball team posted a 6-3 win in the opener of a doubleheader at Sunken Diamond. Brett Hanewich allowed just one earned run in six innings for the Cardinal. Stanford (10-10, 3-2 Pac-12) completed the sweep with a 2-1 victory in 11 innings.

    Mitchell Kranson delivered a two-run double in the bottom of the eighth inning to break a 2-2 tie, and Cal (12-12, 1-3 Pac-12) went on to a 4-2 victory over Utah.

    Freshman Cameron Neff pitched his third complete game in his last four starts, leading Saint Mary's (13-13, 5-1 WCC) to a 6-1 win over BYU in the second game of a doubleheader. The Gaels snapped a 0-0 tie on Ian McLoughlin's squeeze bunt that scored Collin Ferguson for third in the sixth inning. The Gaels lost the opener 4-3 after blowing a 3-1 lead.

    Marc Hess' two-run double keyed a three-run sixth inning that led Santa Clara (10-16, 1-3 WCC) to a 6-2 win at Pacific.

    The San Jose State-Washington State game in Pullman, Wash., was suspended in the fifth inning tied at 4-4.

  • The Stanford softball team (24-11) routed Pacific 8-0 in five innings. The Cardinal scored five times in the first inning, keyed by Kaitlan Sorenson's RBI double.

    UNLV scored twice in the 12th inning for a 6-4 win at San Jose State (17-14, 0-1 Mountain West). The Rebels tied it with two runs in the seventh. Jessica Garcia and Kryn Masutani had two hits each for the Spartans.

    The Cal-Oregon State game was rained out, and the teams will now play a doubleheader Saturday.

  • Stanford led The Goodwin at the Stanford Golf Course with a 12-under 268. Saint Mary's was next at 271, its second lowest round in school history. The Cardinal's Patrick Rodgers opened with a 7-under 63 to lead by two shots. Teammate Maverick McNealy and the Gaels' Cody Robinson shot 66s and were tied for third. San Jose State was 15th at 289. The Spartans' Justin Estrada had a 67.

  • Cal State East Bay's Lauren McGlory set a school record in the women's triple jump at the prestigious Texas Relays in Austin. She placed fifth at 41 feet, 10½ inches. Cal's Jonte Grant place third in the men's triple jump at 50-6 1/4. The Bears' 400-meter relay team qualified for Saturday's final with a time of 40.24, and Milan Ristic set a personal best of 13.71 to qualify for the the 110 hurdles final.

  • Brian Cook had 17 kills, leading No. 6 Stanford (16-7, 13-7 MPSF) to a 25-21, 25-18, 25-19 men's volleyball win over Pepperdine.

  • Filip Bergevi clinched the doubles point and later secured the overall match with his court-three singles victory as No. 16 Cal (11-3, 1-0 Pac-12) beat host Arizona 4-0 in men's tennis. Bergevi beat Mario Urquidi 6-3, 7-5.

    Stanford (7-2, 1-0 Pac-12) scored a road win, edging Utah 4-3. Robert Stineman clinched the match with a 7-5, 6-3 win over Matt Cowley on court six.