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Into the Spotlight: Connor Hallisey’s journey to the top

It was another muggy August night in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, and Cal midfielder Connor Hallisey could feel the pressure creeping upward with the temperature. His team was 0-1, thanks to a heartbreaking loss fewer than 48 hours before to then-No. 22 North Carolina, to open the season. Hallisey had chances Read More…

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Rough loss for Cal men’s soccer team

Cal needed to do a lot of things Sunday to win against the Beavers. Instead, they did nothing. Ahead of its match against Oregon State, Cal men’s soccer knew it had to watch out for two players: senior forward Khiry Shelton and freshman forward Timmy Mueller. After losing, 3-2, in Read More…

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Cal men’s soccer begins Pac-12 play with No. 5 Washington

There’s just something about conference play. From the mounting pressure of matching up with five very strong teams — including the No. 2 team in the country — to the hot-blooded rivalry that seems to naturally develop after facing an opponent multiple times in one season. “These are the games Read More…

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Cal men’s soccer earns sixth-straight win

On Friday, with a dribble and swift kick down low in the box past the goalkeeper, senior Connor Hallisey notched his seventh goal in seven matches, and the Bears kept on rolling. The No. 15 Cal men’s soccer team (6-1-0) earned its sixth consecutive victory Friday night after shutting out Read More…

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No. 15 Cal men’s soccer hope to keep win streak

Steve Birnbaum, second overall pick in the 2014 MLS SuperDraft. Christian Dean, third overall pick. Ryan Neil, 18th overall pick. All Cal soccer players in 2013, all empty spots in the Bears’ 2014 starting lineup that needed to be filled. Losing that kind of talent, head coach Kevin Grimes had Read More…