WALNUT CREEK, Calif. – It was yet another stellar year for Pac-12 women’s swimming and diving as three teams finished in the top five at the 2014 NCAA Championships and four total in the top-10, tying the SEC for the highest total of any conference. CALIFORNIA, STANFORD and USC were ranked in the top-10 in the country all year long, with the Bears garnering the No. 1 ranking for much of January and February thanks to standout freshman and Olympic Gold Medalist Missy Franklin. The Cardinal were led by two outstanding seniors in Maya DiRado and Felicia Lee. Lee was named Pac-12 Swimmer of the Month of for November and January while Franklin earned the honors in December and February. The Cardinal finished the regular season undefeated in dual meets, including a win over the Bears in the final meet prior to the Pac-12 Championships, and were the favorites heading into postseason play.