The Cal men's swimming and diving team claimed its third national title in the past four years under coach David Durden, rallying on Day 3 to overtake host Texas on Saturday in Austin.

The Bears finished with 468.5 points, while the Longhorns had 417.5. Stanford was ninth at 155.

Cal freshman Ryan Murphy won his second individual title, taking the 200-yard backstroke in 1 minute, 37.35 seconds. Teammate Jacob Pebley was fourth in 1:39.59. Stanford's David Nolan was third at 1:39.17

The Bears' Tyler Messerschmidt, Murphy, Fabio Gimondi and Seth Stubblefield finished second in the final event, the 400 freestyle relay.

Stanford's Kristian Ipsen placed sixth in platform diving.

  • Stanford's third game of its baseball series against Oregon was moved to 1 p.m. Sunday due to weather. The Cardinal (10-10, 3-2 Pac-12) completed a sweep of the Ducks late Friday with a 2-1 11-inning win at Sunken Diamond. Suspended slugger Alex Rodriguez, in the Bay Area for a visit, took a campus tour Friday, then stopped by for Game 1, a 6-3 Cardinal win. The three-time A.L. MVP chatted with Stanford coach Mark Marquess.

  • Left-hander Kyle Porter struck out 11 over 82/3 innings, and Derek Campbell hit a game-winning homer in the eighth inning to lead Cal (13-12, 2-3 Pac-12) to a 5-4 win over Utah at Evans Diamond.

    San Jose State (8-20) dropped a doubleheader at Washington State -- 12-9 and 4-2. The teams began the day tied 4-4 in the top of the fifth of Friday night's suspended game. When play resumed Sheldon Daquioag hit a bases-clearing double to give SJSU a 7-4 lead. Trailing 8-5, the Cougars scored seven times in the bottom of the eighth. In the nightcap, Washington State scored two runs in the eighth to break a 2-2 tie.

  • Stanford shot a 1-over 281 in a steady rain at The Goodwin at Stanford Golf Course. The Cardinal was at 11-under 549, six shots ahead of UCLA. Saint Mary's was sixth at 567, and San Jose State was last in the field of 18 at 602. Stanford's Patrick Rodgers made a 17-foot birdie putt on 18 for a 1-under 69 and 8-under 132. Teammate Maverick McNealy (69) shared second with USC's Rico Hoey (69) at 135. The Gaels' Maclayne Mar (72) was at 138, and the Spartans' Justin Estrada (72) was at 142.

  • No. 4 Cal (17-5) erupted for seven goals in the fourth quarter to pull away from No. 7 Cal State Northridge for a 15-10 women's water polo win. Cal's Ashley Young had three goals, including two in the fourth quarter.

  • Cal's Milan Ristic placed third in the 110-meter hurdles at the 87th Texas Relays in Austin. He was timed in a wind-aided 13.59 seconds.

    Texas A&M's Wayne Davis II won in 13.442). Also, Cal (Khalfani Muhammad, Tom Blocker, Dash Oliver and Ristic) placed sixth in the 400 relay in 40.31.

  • Third-ranked Stanford (437.700) placed second and No. 9 Cal (427.150) third at the MPSF men's gymnastics championships in Norman, Okla. Top-ranked Oklahoma (446.100) took first. Akash Modi (89.650) won the all-around and parallel bars (15.800), and Stanford teammate Paul Hichwa (15.450) won the high bar. Cal's Donothan Bailey won the pommel horse (14.900) and Kyle Zemeir (87.600) was second in the all-around.

    Rugby

    Cal grad Eric Fry scored a try in the 46th minute, and the United States rallied from a 10-point deficit to beat Uruguay 32-13, earning the Eagles a trip to the World Cup next year. Playing before a crowd of 5,000 at Kennesaw State (Ga.), the Eagles trailed 13-3 at the break. The U.S. took the series after the teams tied 27-27 a week earlier at Montevideo.

    Horse racing

    Streamside posted a 21/4-length win in the $34,534 feature at Golden Gate Fields. Ridden by Isaias Enriquez and trained by Sergio Ledezma, the 5-year-old gelding ran six furlongs in 1:10.15.