New kids on the block

Extras from Cal's exhibition win over Vanguard

Cal women’s basketball team under new coach Lindsay Gottlieb won its exhibition game against Vanguard, 99-58, at Haas Pavilion on Thursday night.

Katie Benz (middle) and teammates pose for a photo.

Points and Shoot: Photo of the Week (Week 9)

Cal women’s soccer star Katie Benz was having a career year before a broken leg caused her to miss the rest of the season. That hasn’t prevented her from spending time with her teammates.

Player of the Week: Marin Balarin

Cal sports in general lagged this weekend. Football got slaughtered in what should have been an easy and reassuring win, volleyball lost to SoCal rivals in two straight matches, and women’s soccer gave up a pivotal match against Oregon State.

Extras from Cal volleyball’s weekend losses

Identity Crisis As the regular season winds down to a close, the No. 7 Cal volleyball team still looks like it hasn’t found an identity. The team is suffering from the lack of a clear-cut star player.